Tips

Nuggets of cycling info, and ways to save money riding a bike. Got a tip? Send it in!

Free bike parking

Free bike parking is available for organisations in certain areas of the UK

Cycle training

Bikeability courses help you feel confident cycling on the road

Find your local cycling campaign

A great way to find advice, and possibly local discounts too

Cycle to work schemes

A great way to save money on the cost of a new bike

Buy a good lock

A D-lock is a good option

Puncture-resistant tyres

They will save you a lot of stress and inconvenience

Ask your friends

Not got a bike? There a lot of bikes unused in sheds and garages

Buy a good pump

A track pump will make keeping your tyres pumped up so much easier

Stuck on something technical?

YouTube can help with many bike maintenance problems

Cheap cycling kit

It’s worth checking Aldi and Lidl

Struggle with hills?

How about an electric bike

Join a national cycling organisation

Cycling UK and British Cycling offer discounts at cycle shops