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This article was published on October 4, 2013


Spinlister takes its ‘Airbnb for bikes’ to Android, and opens up to snowsports rentals too

Spinlister takes its ‘Airbnb for bikes’ to Android, and opens up to snowsports rentals too
Paul Sawers
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Spinlister, the so-called ‘Airbnb for bikes’, has launched an all-new Android app and announced plans to broaden out into snowsports rentals too.

Just to recap briefly, it has been more than a year since Spinlister launched in New York City and San Francisco, but a lot happened to the peer-to-peer bike-sharing marketplace in the intermittent period.

Following the US-wide rollout announced last September, Spinlister then rebranded as Liquid before being closed down completely and then brought back from the dead this April as Spinlister by one of its seed investors. Then, in July, Spinlister opened up globally and launched a new iPhone app, while hinting at its future plans to cater for other outdoor pursuits.

Those plans are coming to fruition today, with users now able to list skis and snowboards through Spinlister, ahead of the early December launch of the snowsports rental platform.

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In addition, with a new Android app in tow, Spinlister is looking to open its peer-to-peer sports equipment rental platform to the masses, letting users search, request, pay, and review directly from the app.

Spinlister now claims 12,000 members, with 2,000 bikes listed in 40 countries.

Spinlister | Android app

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