Getting a bike
Information about how to purchase a bike and discounts available at local bike shops.
UniCycles is the University of Edinburgh’s student e-bike hire scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
University of Edinburgh employees can make savings on the cost of a bike and equipment for commuting to work.
Staff "Try-Before-You-Buy" eBike scheme
The University has a fleet of 8 eBikes for staff to borrow on a trial basis.
Interest free bike loan
Staff can apply for an interest-free bike loan to purchase a bike or motorcycle and associated safety clothing and equipment.
Energy Saving Trust eBike Loan
Residents in Scotland can apply for an interest-free loan of up to £6000 to purchase e-bikes.
Information about where to buy second hand bikes in Edinburgh
Discounts at local bike shops
Discounts at local bike shops are available for University staff and students.
Adaptive bikes make cycling accessible to people with disabilities and long-term health conditions. The Edinburgh All-ability Bike Centre has a wide range of adaptive bikes to try out.