Eastbourne offers fantastic opportunities for those who prefer to travel on two wheels and lots of opportunities for people who haven’t been on a bike for years. This section covers everything from beginners’ courses, cycle routes and buying a bike to the more hair-raising events and activities you might want to try.

Get started with information on local training in this area see Bikeability

To hire or buy a second hand bike in Eastbourne go to LetsBike-Eastbourne (Tel: 07875 591648) or to buy a second-hand bike try Rebicycled in nearby Hailsham. Let’s Bike is currently the only bike hire available in Eastbourne.   To hire a bike or find out about mountain cycling around the South Downs see Seven Sisters Cycle .

Find cycle routes in Eastbourne using our Cycle route maps  or find maps, leaflets and booklets with information on off-road and other cycle routes at East Sussex Cycle Rides.

Cycling is allowed on the seafront at the eastern end at Sovereign Gardens to Fishermans Green and at the western end from the Wish Tower to Uppder Dukes Drive on a shared foot path at road level. Cycling is not allowed on any other part of the seafront

For general information and advice on cycling in and around Eastbourne see Bespoke