Sport and leisure

Borrow, hire or buy

There's lots of support out there to get you started cycling. If you're not sure whether cycling's for you, why not borrow a bike for free for a few months and give it a try? You can also visit one of the helpful centres below. They'll help you with bike hire, servicing and affordable ways to buy.

Barnsley Bike Works

Barnsley Bike Works is the new name for the Active Travel Hub. Its based at Barnsley's transport interchange on Eldon Street but is also now offering more services in the community. It offers:

  • free bike checks
  • bike donations and recycling
  • borrow and E-bike
  • local bike route information

For more information visit Barnsley Bike Works.

Bike hire for people with disabilities

Charlotte's Tandems is a national charity. They lend (for free) tandems and tag-alongs to people with disabilities or additional needs, who are unable to ride a bike safely on their own.

Cycle Penistone CIC also offers bike hire suitable for people with disabilities or additional needs.