Ivan Basso & Lime

Ivan Basso is Lime's new Ambassador

“I took part in the Giro d’Italia for the first time in 1999 and since then many things have changed in cycling and in the way one can enjoy a ride. A constant, however, is road safety that cyclists and all users must observe, without being a danger to themselves and to others. Because the road belongs to everyone and anyone who wants to enjoy it must respect and be respected. (...) We believe that Lime electric scooters and bicycles are a great alternative to cars and allow people to move faster.”
- Ivan Basso

Lime & EOLO Kometa

Ivan Basso is currently the Team Manager of EOLO KOMETA and has the goal of giving back to cycling and to his team what cycling has taught him. It is with the same spirit that the collaboration between EOLO KOMETA and Lime was born to promote and encourage the culture of mobility aimed at road safety education and sustainability, involving Ivan Basso as the protagonist.

For the 106th edition of the Giro d’Italia, from 6 to 28 May 2023, Lime provided the team with scooters that helped athletes and staff in their movements between one race and another, creating a bridge between the world of micromobility sharing and that of cycling.

Want to learn how to ride a bike from the Pro?

Watch the video below to learn all the best tips from Ivan Basso, who is among the best known and most loved cyclists in Europe.


  • The first step is to download the Lime app on your phone. Once you create your account, just locate a vehicle close by on the in-app map and scan the vehicle's QR code to unlock it. Done!

  • To download the Lime app, simply click here and you'll automatically be redirected to the appropriate download page for your mobile device. You can also search "Lime" in both the App Store and Google Play.

  • To find a vehicle near you, simply open the Lime app on your phone. You'll automatically be taken to the map screen, showing all available Lime vehicles in your area. If you don't see any vehicle icons displayed on the map, zoom out to search a wider area.

  • We always recommend that you wear a helmet when riding Lime vehicles.

  • The vehicles have their speeds capped and won't allow you to go dangerously fast. However, always respect the rules of the road and be mindful of pedestrians or other vehicles. Always try to ride on the bike lanes when available, or on the road.

  • The price of the rides on our e-scooters and e-bikes varies per city. To know exactly the cost in your city, download the Lime app. There is no cost to download the app. You are only charged once you actually use a vehicle.

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