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Boris bike, cycling, hire, London, Santander, Tfl -

The famous ‘Boris’ bikes now sponsored by Santander (in London red) were hired a record amount in January 2017 compared to the same month in 2016. Transport for London said its Santander Cycles were hired out a total of 638,491 times during January - more than 50,000 times more than the same month last year. 2016 was a record-breaking year (more than 10 million journeys) so it looks like 2017 will easily top that. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: “I’m delighted that record numbers of Londoners are using our world-famous Santander Cycles to travel around the capital. Cycling helps to...

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bike share, commute, electric bike, Fitness, healthy, hire, Seattle -

There’s a big electric bike push going on in the American city of Seattle. A new bike-share program may feature 1,200 electric bikes at 100 stations wired into the power grid. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is keen for the city to go electric, and they are in negotiations over a contract with bike-share company Bewegen. Kyle Rowe, who is managing bike share for SDOT, said the electric assist tops out at 20mph. The bikes can tackle some of Seattle’s steepest hills. The bikes are tracked by GPS and have a lock that would allow them to be secured...

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cycle, Hire, River Medway -

Although Electric Bikes Kent primarily sells electric bikes from Gocycle, Raleigh, Winora and Haibike, we also have a few non-electric bikes to hire out should anyone wish to take a gentle ride along the River Medway or into Aylesford. Nothing better than a cycle ride in the sun.

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electric bikes kent, hire, raleigh -

Peter and family took a Raleigh Pioneer out for an hour so the kids could have a go, and they loved it!

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