Cycling

Get moving on two wheels

Feel stronger, think clearer and live longer

Moving more on two wheels has amazing benefits for all ages. Studies show that regular cyclists have longer average life spans, improved overall physical health and better mental well-being.

Cycling can easily fit into most people's days, offering a free form of transport to and from work or school as well as being a fun leisure activity in itself (and it's definitely cheaper than a gym membership!). In fact, many people now choose to go multi-modal by cycling to their local station and then hopping on board for the remainder of the journey. Find out more about bikes on public transport

With millions of pounds being invested in the West Midlands to improve cycling abilities and create safer routes, now is a great time to get started.

Getting started


What you need to know to start pedalling, including clothing advice, routes and more! 

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Safety and maintenance


Make sure your bike is road ready and find out how you can learn basic maintenance skills for free.

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Bikes on public transport


Make cycling part of your journey. Find out about taking bikes on public transport and the storage facilities available.

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Bike hire


Find out where you can hire bikes in the West Midlands, including folding Brompton bikes.                                                     

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If you pay cash fares to travel, PAYG is the smarter and cheaper way to travel by bus and tram in the West Midlands.

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