3. Design for your needs

Create your own bespoke solution...there are some other alternatives to buying a new bike:

  1. Rent...hmm here is hoping for the Bristol Bike Scheme to be made Nationwide
  2. Borrow not a permanent solution
  3. Buy second hand- not straightforward especially given the scourge of stolen bikes doing the rounds in London in markets such as Brick Lane you can get a £800 Marin bicycle for about £65, bad karma and dirty conscience included
  4. Build your own bespoke bicycle from recycled parts! The information is on this website! With the help of Colin, Chris and other friends at the Waltham Forest Bike Recycling Scheme, we will show you how you can di it...start by going through the steps via the links on the right