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All advice given on this site is given in good faith.

We take no responsibility for anything that may happen as a result of following advice on this site.

We recommend getting an expert to check out any bike that you buy.

If you buy a bike your contract is with the person you bought the bike from. We can't be held responsible for anything that goes wrong with anything you buy as a result of content on this website.

Why we’ve removed Decathlon bikes from the Budget Cycling website

Decathlon sell items used for the killing of songbirds. Until this changes we won’t be promoting any of their bikes

How to find safe places to cycle

Some of the best maps, apps, and sources of local knowledge

Cycling during COVID-19

We live in challenging times, but cycling is fun, healthy, and a great way to get around

Moneysaving cycling tips

Moneysaving tips to help you ride a bike for less

Buy a mountain bike

If you live somewhere where the routes you will be using aren’t in brilliant condition, then a mountain bike might be your best bet

Buy a folding bike

Bikes that fold up to store easily, to go on the train, or fit in the boot of your car

Buy an everyday bike

How to buy a bike to get you around town in your usual clothing carrying the things you need

A guide to buying a secondhand bike

Options for finding a brilliant used bike

How to buy a bike

A guide to getting going. Types of bikes, where to buy, how much to spend

Start here: Welcome to Budget Cycling

How to save money cycling