Apply for a bike from Brake the Cycle

Brake the Cycle is a recycling project which takes old and unwanted bikes and renovates them. The bikes are then given away for free to community groups, and youth groups, or to individual people. You can apply for a free bike if you are

  • a single parent
  • receiving benefits
  • an older person, or someone with a disability or other support needs
  • a community group, school, club, or play scheme
  • working with a social worker or support worker. 

To apply, download and print the Brake the Cycle application form below, fill it out and hand it in to your local workshop. The addresses and telephone numbers of workshops are on the application form. The bikes we can give away depend on what we have available and whether they are suitable.

If you have any questions about the project, please contact us

07778 001 446

hsc.brakethecycle@edinburgh.gov.uk

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