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Try Before You Bike

Affordable bike and accessories purchase scheme with free cycle skills sessions to get you started

If you are thinking of starting to cycle, try a bike from £30 per month.

The Try Before You Bike scheme allows anyone who lives, works or studies in the borough to try out a new or nearly new bike for a monthly fee. Just choose your bike and accessories using the helpful online tools, the bike gets delivered and you will be given a free cycle skills session to get you started.

  • Pay the monthly fee until you have fully bought the bike or return it at any stage
  • Pay a monthly fee from £10 for a children’s bike, £30 for a standard hybrid bike or folding bike, £75 for an adaptive bike and and £200 for an electric cargo bike
  • You can return your bike any time after one month
  • A fully fitted bike including accessories will be delivered to your home or work
  • You will be given information on how to book your free two-hour cycle skills session on delivery
  • You will also have a dedicated cycle mentor for on-going support and advice
  • You can chose from a wide range of bikes
  • Comprehensive insurance and maintenance packages are available
  • Easy to use online order system

Sign up with Peddle My Wheels who run the programme on behalf of Islington Council.

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