Welcome to Better By Bike

The West's most comprehensive cycling website!

Discover local bike shops, mechanics, free loan bikes, cycle training and maps. Plus, info on how you could help your employer or business benefit by becoming a cycle friendly work place.

Get cycling

Everything you'll need to know to get started, from types of bike, bike shops and cycle training course in your area.
 

Bath's new bike hire

Bath’s bike hire scheme officially launches. 100 bikes docked across 9 rental locations including Bath Spa railway station, available 24 hours a day.

Leisure Rides

Discover a variety of great leisure routes in your local area, suitable for all types of rides. 

Report a problem

Don't suffer in silence - potholes, abandoned bikes, broken glass and illegal parking can all be reported. Contact your council if there's a problem on your cycle journeys.

Bicycle Security

Think you know how to lock your bicycle properly? Watch this movie, produced by Avon & Somerset Police Force, featuring some of the best and worst locking examples.

Loan Bikes

Try cycling before you buy! Borrow a bike and give two wheels a test drive.

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New Video: Bristol Bike Project

A group of 14 budding film makers on a Prince's Trust course teamed up with The Bristol Bike Project to produce a documentary celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Stokes Croft-based community...