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NEWS: Forbes – The Travel Technology That’s Getting The World Moving Again

NEWS: Forbes – The Travel Technology That’s Getting The World Moving Again

13/04/2021

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

NEWS: BikeBiz – How e-bikes can shake up the daily commute

NEWS: BikeBiz – How e-bikes can shake up the daily commute

06/04/2021

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

NEWS: TBT Founders Feature: David Watkins, COO and founder of DASH Rides

NEWS: TBT Founders Feature: David Watkins, COO and founder of DASH Rides

19/03/2021

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

PODCAST: CYCLINGTIPS – Would you lease a road bike?

PODCAST: CYCLINGTIPS – Would you lease a road bike?

02/03/2021

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

NEWS: Startups Mag – How e-bikes are driving sustainable action for free

NEWS: Startups Mag – How e-bikes are driving sustainable action for free

12/02/2021

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.

NEWS: TechRound – Interview with Jamie Milroy, Founder and CEO Dash Rides

NEWS: TechRound – Interview with Jamie Milroy, Founder and CEO Dash Rides

11/02/2021

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

NEWS: CityAM – Electric bikes are bucking the work from home trend

NEWS: CityAM – Electric bikes are bucking the work from home trend

28/01/2021

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

BLOG: E-bike? That’s cheating!

BLOG: E-bike? That’s cheating!

19/01/2021

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

BLOG: Air quality

BLOG: Air quality

09/12/2020

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

NEWS: Financial Times – Easy riders, six hassle free cycle subscriptions

NEWS: Financial Times – Easy riders, six hassle free cycle subscriptions

29/11/2020

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

NEWS: TechCrunch – How four European cities are embracing micro mobility to drive out cars

NEWS: TechCrunch – How four European cities are embracing micro mobility to drive out cars

27/11/2020

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.

BLOG: The future of the office

BLOG: The future of the office

18/08/2020

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