Bike Share

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Forth Environment Link and the Active Travel Hub are playing an important role in bringing bike share to both Falkirk and the wider Forth Valley. Bike Share is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis.

In June 2019, Forth Environment Link launched Forth Bike.  We are working with bike share provider Bewegen, to deliver the UK’s first cross regional partnership electric bike share project, supported by Transport Scotland, SEStran, NHS Forth Valley, Clackmannanshire Council, Stirling Council and Falkirk Council.  

The Forth Bikes are ideally suited for commuting and leisure trips. They are equipped with a basket at the front, to place your possessions in, as well as a secondary lock (located in the front basket) if you ever need to make an impromptu stop. The bikes can last up to 60 miles on a single charge, making them a real alternative to the car.

The scheme:

There are currently docking stations at the following locations:

  • Bannockburn
  • Falkirk High Street
  • Falkirk Wheel
  • Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  • Helix: Home of the Kelpies
  • Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  • Stenhousemuir
  • Stirling Health and Care Village
  • Stirling University
  • Stirling Train Station (virtual docking station)
  • Tillicoultry
The bikes:

All 120 of the bikes in our scheme are Pedelec. The gearing and the level of assistance the battery gives a cyclist is entirely is entirely automatic (the computer figures it out all by itself)... so all you need to do is to pedal.

Membership / Pricing

Information about the different membership types and costs can be found in the pricing section on the Forth Bike website.

Forth Bike how to videos


Unlocking a Forth Bike with the app


Reporting a problem with a Forth Bike


The Forth Bike secondary lock


How to unlock a Forth Bike


Forth Bike safety tips