Spinlister in talks with potential buyers to bring back service

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — A potential buyer may breathe new life into popular bike rental platform Spinlister, which announced last month that it would shut down

Spinlister shuts down as funding dries up

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Spinlister, which launched as a peer-to-peer bike rental program (shorthanded as “Airbnb for bikes”) and went on to offer a dockless bike share program and bike rental and demo management software for bike shops, is shutting down CEO Marcelo Loureiro announced the shut down in a “farewell message” on the company’s website

Bike rental provider Blazing Saddles partners with Spinlister Pro

Spinlister expands its bike-shop program with agreement with nation's largest bike rental provider.

Spinlister launches rental program for IBDs

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) —  Spinlister  —a peer-to-peer system that matches bike owners with people who want to rent bikes — is launching a program to help bike shops rent out bikes. The company’s new Bike Shop Partner Program follows a beta rollout this summer.  “We believe that Spinlister can play an integral role in creating new revenue streams for bike shops,” said CEO Marcelo Loureiro. “Not only can our platform power online and in-store rentals, but it can also help shops sell more new bikes through our exclusive rent-to-buy demo program.” The program gives bike shops the opportunity to access the platform’s worldwide community of renters and generate revenue from unsold inventory

Exhibitor registration open for Bike Expo New York

Two-day consumer show attracts 60,000 visitors. NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Exhibitor registration is open for the the Bike Expo New York, which claims to be the larget consumer bike show in the U.S. The two-day show, April 29-30, is expected to attract 60,000 cyclists.

Spinlister to launch de-centralized bike share program

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Peer-to-peer global bike share provider Spinlister has launched a decentralized bike share model at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, that takes place from March 13-22. The new bike share system does not utilize hubs or rental stations where bikes have to be picked up or returned

Spinlister and Bike Index partner to help bike theft victims

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) – Peer-to-peer bike share company Spinlister and open-source bike registration network Bike Index have teamed up to help victims of bike theft quickly get back on two wheels