Co Bikes, the South West’s largest, on demand, electric bike scheme, is bringing its shared e-bikes to Falmouth for G7 and beyond. Partnering with Cornwall Council and Falmouth Town Council, the e-bikes trial will start on Monday 7th June and will continue throughout the summer. Co Bikes e-bikes will initially be available to rent from The Moor in Falmouth, with additional locations added as we move forward with the scheme.
A successful trial could help pave the way to the creation of a full Co Bikes network that would cover both Falmouth and Penryn, helping both residents and visitors alike to move around both towns more sustainably. Co Bikes is currently running a short survey asking for feedback on how such a scheme could operate.
Using Co Bikes is easy; new customers simply download the nextbike app and register for an account. To activate the account, customers make a £10 payment which is then used for their first Co Bikes trips, providing over 3 hours of cycling. Thereafter, it can cost as little as £2 an hour to hire a Co Bike if customers buy a discounted BikeRider minutes bundle.
Co Bikes sister company, Co Cars, already offers a car club scheme in Falmouth, with a shared hire car available from The Dell car park.