More e-bike trials

Other ways to try out an e-bike

If you can’t find a test ride in your area, there are other ways to get on an e-bike in London, including initiatives from your local council.

Not sure which council covers your area? Find your local council here.

Take a look at these alternative ways to try out an e-bike in London:

Organisation:      Peddle My Wheels

What’s on offer:  Free e-bike training

Who’s eligible:    People who live, work or study in London

  • Cycle Skills session – a two-hour training ride with a qualified instructor.
  • E-bike delivered for the session at your convenience to your home, work or place of study.

 Find out more


Organisation:      Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

What’s on offer:  E-bike hire

Who’s eligible:    Residents, businesses and anyone who studies in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

  • E-bike hire for up to one month. Training can be provided.

 Find out more


Organisation:      Waltham Forest Council

What’s on offer:  Free electric cargo bike hire

Who’s eligible:    Residents and businesses in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Free electric cargo bike hire for up to seven days. A refundable deposit (£100) is required. Training is provided.

 Find out more


Organisation:      Zero Emissions Network

What’s on offer:  £200 grant with free e-bike trial

Who’s eligible:    Couriers, delivery riders or businesses using petrol bikes in Hackney, Islington or Tower Hamlets

  • Register your interest in switching from a petrol bike to an e-bike
  • Next book a free two day e-bike trial
  • Then apply for a grant of £200 to switch

 Find out more