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The find a test ride search includes predefined services available in each of the businesses listed.

TfL and the ACT are committed to identifying valuable services that shops and other organisations provide and helping consumers to find those shops.

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Cycling to work


The Cycle to Work Scheme is a Government initiative, created to get more people riding bicycles to work. Helping the environment, improving health and wellbeing and saving money in the process.

The Cycle to Work Scheme offers employees the opportunity to hire a bicycle and necessary safety equipment from their employer, achieving significant savings off of the usual purchase price.

Read more about the Cycle to Work Scheme.

Cytech accredited

Cytech is the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians. Owned and run by the industry for the industry.

Cycle shops displaying the Cytech Accredited symbol employ at least one technician with a Cytech technical two qualification or higher and are current full ACT Members

Cytech qualified staff have undergone professional technical training and accreditation to recognised industry standards, achieving a number of practical and theory tests before qualification.

Read more about Cytech training and accreditation.

E-bike test rides

Taking an e-bike for a test ride is a great way to find out if the e-bike of your dreams is really the right one for you.

Cycle shops offering e-bike test rides give you an opportunity to trial a range of e-bikes for a limited period in order to put them through their paces.

Companies listed as offering e-bike test rides on this website will allow you to test ride an e-bike for free. Please check details with your preferred retailer.

Test rides in-store - Businesses offering e-bikes to test ride from their premises will have their location showing on the Find a test ride map. Visit the business to trial an e-bike.

Test rides off premises - Businesses offering e-bikes to test ride off-site will not have their location showing on the Find a test ride map. Contact the business to enquire about trying e-bikes.

E-bike hire

E-bike hire is one of the best ways to explore all London has to offer. Ride at your own pace whilst enjoying the freedom and sense of achievement that cycling can offer.

Shops in the find a test ride search offer a range of different hire options, plus a wealth of advice and guidance on how to enjoy your day out and the cycling experience. 



Finance is a great way to purchase the e-bike and accessories of your choice by spreading the cost.

Retailers offer a range of finance options to suit you. Contact your preferred retailer to discuss their finance offering. 

Read more about finance.


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