Cycling in the West of England
If you haven’t ridden a bike in years, or have never cycled at all – we can help you find all the resources you need to ride a bike for commuting, health, fitness and fun. Run by local councils.
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Find a route that suits you!
Healthier, faster, more sustainable.
Better by bike.
Cycling through Guildhall, Bath.
Cycling through Portishead.
Cycling through Gloucester Road, Bristol.
Joe & Sarah
Cycling through Weston-super-Mare.
I bike it, I like it!
Get inspired to start cycling or remind yourself about all the wonderful benefits of cycling – from your own health to the positive impact on the environment. Read more about why cycle!
There are 75 Miles of cycling Commuter Routes in Bristol.
Cycle training can significantly improve confidence, as well as safety.
Every day, cycling in Bristol takes up to 28,000 cars off the road.
BikeLife Bristol 2019
28% of Bristol residents cycle at least once a week, 23% don’t cycle but would like to
BikeLife Bristol 2019
Discover Our favourite local rides:
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Bristol to Bath Railway Path
Brean Down Way
Join us at cycling events
There are many local cycling events, find one for yourself and enjoy!
Events for everyone
Learn to ride, open sessions and organised events for all the family.
Take on the challenge of a longer distance ride with others.
Discover local cycling activities to meet other people who like to ride
ways to get a bike
There are so many ways to get a bike, discover one that suits you best.
A list of bike repair specialists in and around Bristol, Bath and the West of England. These shops offer a range of style of bikes and price …
Loan a bike scheme
If you’re thinking of starting to ride a bike for fitness, leisure, or for a cheaper and more reliable way to get to work, then …
Secondhand bike shops
A good place to start is an independent bike shop, as it’s likely they’ll have a range of good quality serviced secondhand bikes for sale. When you buy …
Get confidence visit a cycling centre
Discover charities and organisations with a range of specially adapted bikes and training sessions aimed at a wide range of people to help get back on a bike!
Cycle training for adults
Getting back on a bike can be daunting at first, which is why we can help with on road adult cycle training and accompanied rides to give you the skills and confidence to ride a bike on busy urban and rural roads.
Bristolians get ready for #CycleSeptember!
Better By Bike has teamed up with Love To Ride during 2020-2021, and we are running a special month-long competition this September where you can …
New wave of major transport improvements for Bristol
Earlier this year, the Mayor of Bristol unveiled plans to accelerate existing transport ambitions to improve walking, cycling and bus journeys in the city centre and help …
Ten new schemes proposed for better walking and cycling in BANES
Ten new ambitious schemes to provide better walking and cycling routes and ease the pressure on public transport as well as helping improve people’s health …
New cycle lanes for Yate commuter route to improve safety and encourage more people to ride to work
South Gloucestershire Council has carried out monitoring in the area and found many cyclists currently use the pavement rather than risk riding on the busy …