In the current Covid crisis, many people are turning to cycling to help them get to work and keep active. Here are some services that we provide:
Unfortunately we are not be able to do any Child Bikeability Level 1, 2, or 3 Holiday courses or Bike Maintenance courses this summer, but if you sign up to the waiting list we will let you know as soon as we are able to.
If you need a bike
If you are looking to buy a bike or looking for somewhere to get your bike fixed, please see this page for a list of local bike shops - Buy, Hire or Loan a Bike
Try Before You Bike - the flexible bike scheme that will get you cycling
Trial a new or nearly new bike for a monthly fee from £10 for kids / £20 for adults / £20 for folding / £50 for electric.
Bike delivered directly to your door with a free cycle skills session to increase your confidence.
If you like the bike, buy at a discounted price or pay monthly.
Range of bikes to try with a helpful guide to selecting the right one for you.
All bikes come with lights, lock and helmet and you can add any other accessories you might need.
Maintenance and theft cover available for peace of mind.
Free delivery and collection. No deposit, interest or cancellation fees.
Sign up with Peddle My Wheels who run the programme on behalf of Kingston Council
Donate a bike
If you have a bike that you no longer need and would like to donate it then Full Cycle, an independent community bike project based in Berrylands, are accepting bikes that they can refurbish.
Here are some other organisations providing services during the Covid crisis:
There is a Brompton dock at Sutton Station and Brompton are lending its fleet of bikes free to NHS workers. Use the code Wheels4NHS with your NHS email address.
Sustrans have created an interactive map to help key workers find bike shops that are still open and lots of other offers
LCC is offering free membership for NHS staff in London until the end of June.
This includes free liability insurance, legal advice and cycling discounts.
Free commute membership that includes £15m third party liability insurance, legal support and a range of retail discounts.
Twitter account connecting people that need a bike with people that want to lend or donate a bicycle to NHS & essential workers during the COVID 19 crisis.