This climate-first e-bike subscription service enables businesses to achieve their sustainability goals, while helping people get back to work. DASH Rides was founded in 2019 by Jamie Milroy and David Watkins, who’d spotted a gap in the urban mobility market. By removing some of the barriers, for example, cost and insurance, to getting an e-bike, DASH is
With the global pandemic leading to national lockdowns and concerns about social distancing, cycling in the UK has never been more popular. People are itching to get out and about, and we’re not just talking about fitness fanatics. More commuters are also hopping on bikes, swapping four wheels for two, and abandoning public transport for
In our latest Founder Feature, we’re talking with David Watkins, COO of DASH Rides, a leading e-bike subscription platform that’s on a mission to change the way the world moves for good. Who are you and what is your story? I am currently founder and COO of DASH Rides, a leading e-bike subscription platform. By trade, I
This week on the CyclingTips podcast… There was a lot of races to discuss, between the Opening Weekend in Belgium, a small race in France, and the finale of the UAE Tour. Dane and Abby debate the best transfer of the women’s peloton. For this week’s Nerd Nugget segment, James called up Jamie Milroy of DASH Rides in
Sustainability is no longer a ‘nice to have’, it’s now imperative. Creating a sustainable future remains prominent on global agendas. As organisations strive for longevity, businesses are looking for innovative solutions to ensure business continuity. Globally, transport is one of the largest pollutants and the rapid rate of climate change cannot be questioned or ignored.
DASH Rides is a UK based e-bike subscription platform, on a mission to transform the way the world moves for good. Through our unique approach to the Cycle to Work scheme, we are making e-bikes more affordable and accessible – all for less than the cost of a sandwich a day. By working with businesses
The global pandemic has transformed the way people travel for work – if they are going into the office at all – and this transformation is here to stay. In most circumstances, this means fewer miles driven, vacant public transport networks, and unfilled flights. Yet, one means of transportation is bucking this trend – the
Just before Christmas 2020, the DASH Rides team had a brilliant idea. One of our Brompton Electric demonstrator bikes had just been returned to us and rather than leave it in the office over the break, we decided to lend it out to an e-bike sceptic. To spare embarrassment, we won’t name the individual, but
During the first 2020 nationwide lockdown in the UK, there was a surge in press around the noticeable improvement in London’s air quality (The Guardian). An issue that is often elusive to the naked eye became clearly visible for a short period. Lockdown provided a vision of what could be. In credit to London, data
The use of bicycles has increased significantly in 2020. But while most of us learned to cycle as children, many haven’t owned a bike for years (perhaps decades). So what are your options if you want to get back in the saddle? You can, of course, buy a bike. But they’re in short supply this
The coronavirus pandemic is acting as a catalyst for urban transformation across Europe as city authorities grapple with how to manage urban mobility without risking citizens’ health or inviting gridlock by letting cars flood in. Micromobility and local commerce are being seen as both short and long-term solutions for urban revival in a number of cases.
Why Do We Need an Office? What form will the office of the future take? With working from home becoming the new norm, many people have expressed a desire to return to the office — the ease of communication, sense of community and of course, after-work drinks. In a previous article, we discussed issues around