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Cycle Buddies

Connecting new cyclists with people who already cycle. Meet up, build confidence, start cycling today!

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Do you want to cycle more confidently? Cycle Buddies is a free-of-charge, online service that connects new cyclists with people who already cycle – get started, meet up, build confidence cycling today!

 

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Find Your Cycle Buddy Today

With the Cycle Buddies matching website it's quick and easy to find people to cycle with in your local area - get started, meet up, build confidence cycling today.

When you join Cycle Buddies you can see all the people offering cycling help in your area. There are buddies all over London, from different backgrounds, and willing to help people in many different ways. Common things Buddies help with include:
  • Returning to cycling after a short break
  • Returning to cycling after a long break
  • Finding quiet roads and cycle paths in your area
  • Building confidence cycling on roads
  • Planning and trying routes to work, schools, parks or shops
  • Cycling at night
  • Checking your bike is safe before a ride
Your Cycle Buddy is just a few clicks away…
  • Go to the website and sign up for an account.
  • Create your profile including your name, the kind of help you want, your area, and what type of Buddy you’re looking for.
  • View Buddies in your area, choose one who meets your criteria, and send them a short message.
  • Meet up and start cycling with your first Cycle Buddies session.
And remember, with Cycle Buddies you set the pace – you decide where to meet, when you start cycling, and how far and fast you go.

Frequently Asked Questions

Cycle Buddies

Looking for help to start cycling but want to know more? You'll find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions here.

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Helping Others

If you already cycle regularly and want to help others, why not become a helper buddy? You'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions here.

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Cycle Instructors

Professional instructors can create a Cycle Buddies profile too. Find out more about how Cycle Buddies can help people sign up for lessons here.

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Cycle Buddies For Businesses

Help your residents, staff or stakeholders start cycling or build confidence - contact us for more information or to request a materials pack to publicise Cycle Buddies.

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