Try Before You Bike

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The flexible bike scheme

If you’re thinking of cycling, the Try Before You Bike scheme allows you to try out a new or nearly new bike for a monthly fee. If you like the bike, you can later buy it at a discounted price or continue to pay monthly until you own it. Available to those who live, work or study in Hounslow.

  • Try a bike from £10 for kids | £20 for adults | £20 for folding | £50 for electric | £100 for e-cargo bikes.
  • Choose from a range of bikes and accessories using the helpful guide to select the right one for you.
  • The bike will be delivered to your door along with a free cycle skills session to get you started.
  • You can return your bike any time after one month. No deposit, interest or cancellation fees. 
  • All bikes come with lights, locks and a helmet.
  • Maintenance and theft cover available for peace of mind.

Peddle My Wheels run the programme on behalf of Hounslow Council.

Cargo bikes

Use a cargo bike to carry your kids and shopping, or as a sustainable delivery option for your business. 

  • FREE one month trial of a cargo
  • A range of different types of cargo bikes available: two wheeled, three wheeled or electric cargo bikes available from £100.
  • If you like the bike, buy it at a discounted price or continue to pay monthly until you own it.
  • Includes a free induction session and three month service. 

Trial a cargo bike here

Adapted cycles

If you have special requirements for cycling which standard bikes do not accommodate, try a range of adapted bikes available through Peddle My Wheels, Sign up here.