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Cycling

Journey by the pedal

Did you know that in a relaxed place, you can cycle over 4 miles in 25 minutes?

Free and fun! Cycling is suitable for all ages and is a great way to get fit and stay healthy. Cycling can help fight obesity, reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.

We aim to ensure cycling is at the forefront of travel choices across the West Midlands by providing tools to help people make more sustainable journeys.

Starley Network

Introducing the Starley Network. Pulling together existing routes and towpaths, proposed new cycling infrastructure, and new pop-up lanes all in one place.

Starley Network

Plan ahead for your short journeys

A guide on how to travel and stay active while social distancing.

Staying active while social distancing

Illustration of cyclists keeping 1m+ apart.

Get ready to cycle


Getting out on your bike for the first time can be both exciting yet nerve-wracking.


We’ve got what you need to help you get you started!

Start your cycling journey

New or returning to cycling


You may be new, returning, or a keen cyclist.


You've been doing great - don't stop now!

Getting back on the bike

Find a cycling route


What you need to know to find a route around the West Midlands, including maps.  

Explore cycling routes

Outdoor adventures


With a 12 mile, traffic-free route, get out and enjoy the Black Country canals to get to were you need to go.

Explore your local canal

Safety and maintenance


Make sure your bike is road ready and find out on how to keep your bike more secure.

Maintaining your bicycle

Cycling events


See the range of cycling events that are taking place across the region including Community Cycle Clubs.

Discover cycling events

Cycle hubs


We have state of the art cycle storage at Longbridge, Selly Oak, Rowley Regis and Stourbridge rail stations. 

Free bike storage

Bikes on public transport


Make cycling part of your journey. Find out about taking bikes on public transport and the storage facilities available.

Travelling with your bike

Bike shops, hire and clubs


Find out where you can buy or hire bikes in the West Midlands, including folding Brompton bikes.

Hire a bike

Roll & Stroll


Make this your Big Summer of Cycling and Walking. There’s never been a better time to cycle and walk around the West Midlands than right now - so, get your roll and get your stroll on!

Get active with Roll & Stroll

Prefer walking?


Discover where you can walk in the West Midlands.

Walking routes

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