Micro ebikes in Lisbon

Micro ebikes in Lisbon

Like electric scooters, micro ebikes can also be rented on the streets of Lisbon using an app.

Micro ebikes in Lisbon
Bird micro bikes in Lisbon
The two main companies renting ebikes in operation in the capital and other cities in Europe are Bird and Lime.

Bird began life in California, rival Lime with its Lime-S scooters is also from California and is owned by Uber - the taxi-hailing giant.

Uber also has lots of its distinctive red Jump electronic bicycles for hire on Lisbon's streets.

Micro ebikes in Lisbon
Uber electric bicycles and ebikes in Lisbon
First download the apps to your phone, then the ebikes can be unlocked by scanning a QR code on the handlebars.

Scooting off into busy Lisbon traffic without wearing a helmet looks a rather, risky proposition so please take care. Lime recommends, in fact, that riders do wear a helmet.

This new means of transport on Lisbon's streets is not without its critics, however. Soon after they were introduced in October 2018, residents and travelers began to complain about them left thoughtlessly on sidewalks, blocking the way and spoiling the view.

If you do hire an ebike, please act responsibly.

Micro ebikes in Lisbon
Bird micro bikes at Entrecampos Station, Lisbon
Jump electric bicycle from Uber
Jump electric bicycle from Uber
Uber Jump with graffiti
Uber Jump with graffiti
Lime-S Scooter
Lime-S Scooter
Lime-S Scooters designed in California
Lime-S Scooters designed in California
Lime-S scooters near Entrecampos Station, Lisbon
Lime-S scooters near Entrecampos Station, Lisbon
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eCooltra Scooters in Lisbon

eCooltra Scooters in Lisbon

Ecooltra scooters are now in evidence on the streets of Lisbon along with Barcelona, Madrid, Milan, Valencia and Rome.


eCooltra Scooters in Lisbon

The scooter sharing app allows riders to pick up a scooter on the street and leave it anywhere within the geofenced area (see image below).

The deal includes an Askoll model scooter (see above), full insurance, two helmets (locked in the case behind the seat) and a charged battery.

Geofenced area
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Download the app and locate the nearest available scooter on your phone. You have 15 minutes to get to it.

When you have located your bike, click on "Start Ride" on your phone which will unlock the helmets from the case.

Click "Start" on the app on your phone and away you go. Click "End Rental" when you have finished your ride.

To find out more visit: www.ecooltra.com

eCooltra Scooters in Lisbon

As well as scooters, Lisbon's streets have several companies operating micro ebikes including Bird and Lime with its Lime-S which are also used via an app on your smart phone.

eCooltra Scooters in Lisbon

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