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The Bike Station is Edinburgh's bicycle recycling and cycling promotion charity. They repair unwanted bikes and put them back on the road, provide bike maintenance training, and refurbish bikes to promote cycling as a healthy and sustainable means of transport across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Monday: Closed   (No sales, but donations and servicing only available 8.30am – 6pm)
Tuesday: 8.30am – 6pm
Wednesday: 8.30am – 8pm 
Thursday: 8.30am – 6pm
Friday: 8.30am – 6pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Closed

250 Causewayside
Edinburgh
EH10 1UU
T:  0131 668 1996 or 0131 668 1967
E:  info@thebikestation.org.uk
W: www.thebikestation.org.uk


Soul Cycles accept donations of bikes

1 Brougham Place
Edinburgh
EH3 9HW

W: www.soulcycles.co.uk/usedbikes
E:
info@soulcycles.co.uk
T: 0131 228 5913


Bikes can be taken to the Reuse Cabins in Edinburgh. See Community Recycling Centres Edinburgh.


Brake the Cycle take old and unwanted bikes and renovate them. The bikes are then given away to community organisations (and other orgs), youth groups and children.
The Brake the Cycle team will collect your bike for free and take it to one of their workshops.

Units 1 & 2, North Leith Sands
Lindsay Road Industrial Estate
Edinburgh
EH6 4ER
T:  07763581129 on Wednesday to Sunday/07813172426 on Sunday to Wednesday
E: hsc.brakethecycle@edinburgh.gov.uk

W:  www.edinburgh.gov.uk/brakethecycle


If you live in East Lothian you can take your old bike to the Community Recycling Centres at Kinwegar or North Berwick and The Bike Station will collect from there. See Community Recycling Centres East Lothian.


The Community Inclusion Team at West Lothian Council repair and refurbish bicycles for donation to community groups and schools. Bikes can be taken to the West Lothian Community Recycling Centres (See Community Recycling Centres West Lothian) or to the following address:

Units 4 & 5
Fairbairn Road
Livingston
EH54 6TS
T:  01506 773 665
E:  john.cassidy@westlothian.gov.uk


The Bike Station also hire out bike stands for £6 an hour.

This gives you:

  • A work stand and work space, and access to all the specialist tools you need.
  • Free tea, coffee, gloves and overalls for you, and free oil and grease for your bike.
  • Expert help and advice, including manuals.
  • We also have a wide range of new and second-hand parts for sale

 

Fix Your Own Bike runs every Wednesday 4pm – 8pm (last entry 7pm); and every Saturday 12pm – 4pm. There's no need to book, just turn up!

W: www.thebikestation.org.uk/edinburgh/fix-bike-edinburgh/fix-bike-edinburgh


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