Loan Bikes


Don’t own a bike and thinking about taking up cycling?

Whether it’s for fun, fitness or for an easy way to get around, there are options available for you to give cycling a try if you live in Bristol, Bath, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. We don’t want anything to get in the way between you and cycling.

The Travelwest sustainable travel team can help you in choosing the right loan bike, help you set it up and advise you on the best routes to take.

Different types of bikes are available; men’s and ladies’ hybrid, folding and electric bikes.

Loan bikes are available under certain conditions depending on which area you live or work in.

Below you will find the conditions for each area; Bristol and South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset.

You can then contact the sustainable travel team to find out more and arrange your bike loan:

tel: 0117 3521105

Area Loan cost Available to Loan time Deposit* Payment method
Bath & NE
FREE Anyone living,
studying or working
in the area
4 weeks £50 deposit(£100 for electric bikes) Cash or swipe card
North Somerset £50 deposit
Bristol &
South Glos
1 month -hybrid
2 weeks -electric
£100 deposit(£250 for electric bikes) Cash or cheque

*The deposit will be returned when you return the loan bike and accessories.