Nextbike Glasgow cycle hire :: Shared Description

Nextbike is a German company which runs a cycle hire stations in and around Glasgow city centre. There were originally 400 bikes for rent from 31 hire stations, a list of which can be found below. The popular scheme reached 20,000 hires within nine weeks of launching in June 2014.

Each bike carries the city's People Make Glasgow brand and is protected by a robust chain lock with a four digit code, a saddle with a theft protection device and GPS fitted to assist in locating any stolen bikes.

Glasgow Bike Station, a charity advocating mental and physical health through cycling as a means of transport, has the contract to carry out all bike maintenance.

Click on this LinkExternal link for more information about the scheme, including a detailed map of the locations, prices and how to register.

Nextbike operates 15,000 bikes in 80 cities across 10 countries, including Nuremberg, Warsaw, Leipzig, Dubai and Christchurch.

You can find the original Glasgow hire stations at the following locations (* = bike stations which are shown on geograph);

1. Central Station*
2. Waterloo Street
3. Queen Street Station*
4. Buchanan Street Bus Station
5. Caledonian University*
6. George Square*
7. Merchant Square*
8. St George's Cross*
9. Glasgow Cathedral
10. St Enoch Square*
11. Argyle Street station*
12. Glasgow Green
13. Broomielaw*
14. SECC (Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre)
15. Riverside Museum
16. Botanic Gardens
17. Kelvinbridge Subway*
18. Kelvingrove Art Gallery*
19. Charing Cross station*
20. Glasgow University (west)*
21. Partick Interchange *
22. Strathclyde University (north)*
23. Mitchell Library
24. Glasgow Science Centre
25. Emirates Arena
26. GOMA (Gallery of Modern Art)*
27. Trongate*
28. Bridge Street Subway
29. Strathclyde University (south)*
30. Hillhead underground
31. Glasgow University (east)

In addition to the above permanent stations, there were 6 temporary bike hire stations in use during the 2014 Commonwealth Games. These were made permanent in 2015 and are located at;

1. SECC
2. Scotstoun Leisure Centre
3. Hampden Park
4. Tollcross Leisure Centre
5. Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Centre
6. Ibrox Stadium

Other hire stations have since been added around the city. These will be added to the list below as they are added to the geograph project.

City of Glasgow College Riverside Campus*
Glasgow Green - Saltmarket / Clyde Place*
Finnieston Street (at Argyle Street)*
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