Whether you're yearning for the free, summer breeze through your hair, more exercise, or an alternative to commuting on the crowded train, there are plenty of reasons to pick up a new bicycle.
Here are a few UK retailers to get you started, many of which have sales on its cycles, along with helmets and cycle clothing.
If you are planning to buy a bike to commute, many of these retailers also participate in cycle-to-work tax exemption schemes which can save you hundreds on your new purchase.
And don't forget, if you have a bike already, you can claim a £50 bike repair voucher
Let's get started...
Evans Cycle is a major UK cycle retailer that caters to practically all bike-related needs. They have a huge range of electric bikes too. With brick-and-mortar locations open all across the country right now, you can always pop in if you have questions or need expert help.
Evans offers home delivery and price matching.
Deals on now: Get up to 50% off in Clearance.
Like Evans Cycle, Halfords is another excellent place to pick up a new bike which also offers physical locations all across the country. If you're not restricted to bikes, Halfords offers a robust selection of electric scooters too like the Xiaomi M365. Halfords offers free home delivery on orders over £40.
Deals on now: Free bike health check in store.
British bicycle manufacturer Ribble has been designing and hand-assembling bikes since 1897, so you can be sure you're buying from experts. You can fully customize your purchase too, and the company delivers globally. Ribble offers all sorts of cycles, from road and off-road, to electric, to hybrid and more. You also get a 3-year warranty.
Deals on now: None now, but you can subscribe to discount codes by email when they arrive.
Tredz may not look as slick as Ribble, but it does offer an impressive range of bikes, gear and clothing. You also get free delivery on orders over £20.
Think of Wiggle as the Amazon for sports. You can find every essential under the sun across swimming, gyming, running – and of course cycling. With a massive range of bikes, helmets, gear and more, we would be remiss to not include it on this list. You have the benefit of price matching and free delivery on orders over £16.
Deals on now: Up to 60% off bikes in outlet.