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Happy new year!

We wish you all a happy new year. May it hold as many adventures as possible for you. Keep cycling - the more the better - and do something good for yourself and the environment.All the best from your nextbike team


nextbike Adventskalender

Check out our nextbike Advent calendar on facebook and get the chance to win great prices.


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Global Sharing Week 2017

It's Global Sharing Week from 4th till 11th June and we want to share a free ride with you! Redeem this voucher code in your customer account and get a one hour free ride during Global Sharing Week in Germany, Croatia, Poland, Ukraine, UK, Cyprus and Malta! -862586- Voucher valid in: Augsburg, Bath, Belfast, Bensheim, Berlin, Białystok, Bielefeld, Bochum, Bottrop, Bremen, Brinje, Bürstadt, Darmstadt, Dortmund, Dresden, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, Edinburgh, Essen, Exeter, Flensburg, Frankfur...


Warsaw now offers the fifth biggest bike sharing system in Europe – powered by nextbike

Since 2012 nextbike Polska on behalf of the City of Warsaw has successfully been providing the bike sharing scheme Veturilo. Due to high demand the city had put an expansion out for tender which nextbike won again. With the start in the new season Veturilo has now 4700 bikes, e-bikes and kids‘ bikes which are available at 300 rental stations. Currently Veturilo is the biggest international nextbike scheme. Right now nextbike is setting up a new bike sharing scheme in Berlin with 5000 bikes at 70...


Service during winter time

We will continue our service during winter time in most metropolradruhr cities. At certain stations, we will switch off the terminals in order to protect the hardware, however rental is as usual possible using the app or by calling the hotline. Only in Oberhausen and Herne, there will be no bikes available starting 1st December 2015. We are currently planning to start the new season in March. You can check our map to find out at which location bikes are available. For information regardin...


Velo-city and UITP World Congress

We are on tour in Southern Europe: from 2 to 5 June at Velo-city in Nantes and from 8 to 10 June at the UITP World Congress in Milan.


Spring has sprung!

Get out of your office, out of university or the train station – enjoy the sun, the fresh breeze and experience spring with us! In order to celebrate the fresh season, we are giving away our annual subscription card (RadCard) and other surprises. For more information visit our Facebook page!


New RadCard fare

Starting 1st March 2015, new conditions will apply to the RadCard fare: The basic fee will increase to 4€ per month. The first 30 minutes per ride will stay free of charge. After these first 30 minutes, you will be charged the normal fare of 1€ per 30 minutes and a maximum of 9€ for a 24-hour ride. The basic fee can only be paid on an annual basis. There will be no monthly payment option in future. Existing contracts will continue according to the previous conditions until the twel...


Winter is coming

According to recent weather predictions, Germany seems to be expecting another mild winter – which allows us to continue our service in many nextbike locations. Good news for all winter cycling enthusiasts amongst you. Only a few cities will be completely closed down. As seasonal demand is slowing down, we will reduce the number of bikes in certain locations. Also we will switch off the terminals at some less frequented stations in order to protect the hardware from heavy weather. However ren...


nextbike in Cologne

Starting next spring, nextbike’s customers will be able to cycle in Cologne. The system will start with 910 bikes. A further expansion is planned for the next years. You can find more information here.


nextbike-T-Shirt-Shop online!

Dresden, Düsseldorf, Dubai and where do you cycle? As of now you can order and create T-Shirts with our logo and city names here. Your city isn't there? Just write an email to with subject "T-Shirt". .


metropolradruhr-website shines in a new orange outfit

There is still a little bit to work, but right now the new metropolradruhr website is shining in a bright fruity orange. But by the way we need your support. We are searching tips for trips: Where in Essen you can go out? Where in Bochum is the best clubbing area? Where in Dortmund you can dance? Please send your tips to or facebook.


RUB sudents like to ride!

AStA of Ruhr-Universität Bochum corporates on with nextbike. Majority of the students voted for an expansion of metropolradruhr at the campus!


Five new cities in 2014

We wish you a sunny new year of cycling und proudly present five new projects. In spring 2014 we will start in Karlsruhe, Innsbruck, Bath, Glasgow und Budapest. In total, this means around 5.000 new nextbikes on European streets. Besides this we will be expanding most of our existing projects. More information is to come in spring. We wish you lots of fun with our bikes!



The ECF has one goal: To promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transportation and recreation. nextbike has already been active alongside ECF providing cycling mobility to ECF’s Velo-city 2013 conference and the International Transport Forum in Leipzig. The mission of both is to reduce traffic congestion, noise and emissions. nextbike founder, Ralf Kalupner, explains: “Our bicycle fleet stands for urban mobility that is inexpensive, flexible, healthy and fun. Because of our ...