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Big Issue ‘pauses’ Bristol e-bike share scheme due to “relentless” vandalism

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Alex Bowden

Alex has been editor of ebiketips since 2021. He previously contributed news, reviews and more to and has also had a parallel (largely lapsed) career writing about cricket for various publications.


1 year 8 months ago

“In practice, this means that our entire fleet is vandalised every two weeks. We have more e-bikes destroyed in Bristol in one week than in all our facilities combined anywhere else in the world."

So sad ......

1 year 8 months ago

Derby had an e-bike scheme that was stopped after only 6 months due to continuous vandalism by 3 or 4 scrotes.  It doesn't take many idiots to spoil it for everyone else. 

1 year 8 months ago

Wouldn't suprise me that its just a few individuals intent on disrupting the business rather than rogue yoofs. Perhaps a competitor or a business that thinks people using hire bikes will impact their business. Should set up a sting to catch the perpetrator.