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Lime is relaunching Leap’s electrical bike-share service in London in its first transfer since acquiring the struggling bike brand from Uber.
To begin out, the bikes will likely be accessible to hire within the Uber app solely — they may added to the Lime app at a later date “following additional methods integration,” Lime stated. A couple of hundred e-bikes will likely be accessible at first, and can develop with demand, the corporate says. Pricing will likely be £1 unlock and 15 pence per minute after. The bikes will initially be deployed in Camden and Islington.
The return of Leap’s e-bikes might come as a shock to some who had been pessimistic in regards to the model’s survival following Lime’s acquisition in June. The bikes had been faraway from all of their US and European markets after the…