London Borough of Croydon

Thinking of starting cycling?

Simple and affordable, the Try Before You Bike scheme is like hire purchase without the commitment. Just choose your new bike and accessories using the helpful online tools, the bike gets delivered and you will be given a free cycle skills session to boost your confidence.


  • Monthly fee for bikes and accessories from under £10 for kids / £20 for adult / £20 for folding / £50 for electric bikes
  • Pay the monthly fee until you either - (a) own the bike or (b) return the bike
  • Bikes can be returned any time after one month - just cancel and it is collected
  • No deposit, no penalty fees
  • Home / work delivery of fully fitted bike including accessories 
  • Personalised two hour training session on delivery 
  • Wide range of bikes to select from
  • Comprehensive insurance and maintenance packages available
  • Easy to use online order system

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