New network shows people of Manchester can hold on to hire bike scheme

Riders have used the new bikes for over 10,000 miles in the scheme's first four weeks - a turn around after Mobike departure due to vandalism and theft

A woman on a Bee Network bike
A woman on a Bee Network bike in Hulme, Greater Manchester
(Image credit: Transport for Greater Manchester)

Three years after Manchester became the first city in the world to lose its Mobikes due to vandalism and theft, its new bike hire scheme has proved enormously popular in its first month.

In the first four weeks of the scheme being open, over 10,000 miles had been clocked on Greater Manchester’s new Bee Network hire bikes. 

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