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How it works

Enjoy your city! Forth Bike sets you free to explore Forth Valley on two wheels.

Forth Bike is designed to provide all users with a seamless cycling experience

1

Register

Become a member and use the Forth Bike cycles regularly.

Choose your membership type and enroll.

Become a Member
Want to use Forth Bike regularly? Choose between an Annual, Monthly or Pay Per Ride Pass membership and enroll here. Begin using the system immediately with the Forth Bike Mobile App.

 

Want to use Forth Bike occasionally?
Download the Forth Bike Mobile App and follow the subscription steps. Your phone will then give you direct access to an Occasional membership.

2

RENT A FORTH BIKE CYCLE

Walk to a station, choose your Forth Bike cycle, and unlock it with your membership card or the Forth Bike Mobile App.

Walk to a station, and choose your Forth Bike cycle.

Ride through Forth Valley and explore its surroundings, then return the cycle to any docking station when you are finished.

 

Unlocking your Forth Bike cycle
Gain access directly on the Forth Bike Mobile App.

Follow the on-screen instructions and the cycle will unlock. You are now free to enjoy your ride!

Stations can be found on the Forth Bike online map or Mobile App.

3

PEDAL AND RIDE

As you enjoy your ride, use the convenient cycle screen to keep an eye on your rental time.

The secondary lock can be used on regular cycle racks for any quick stops you need to make along the way.

Keep an eye on the rental time.
The first 30 minutes (Pay Per Ride and Daily Pass) or the first 45 minutes (Annual and Monthly Pass) of each ride is included in all memberships. Overtime Charges are as follows for all types of membership:

Each Additional Minute + £ 0.05.

Keep an eye on the clock or the timer on the cycle to return the Forth Bike cycle accordingly.

 

Want to run an errand? You can use the secondary lock for a quick stop.
When you’re ready, park your Forth Bike cycle, place the lock in its slot and wait for the locking signal to turn on.
The Forth Bike cycle will still be rented under your name and the timer continues to run until you return it to a docking station.
To unlock, use your Mobile App.
You can then continue to ride.

4

RETURN YOUR FORTH BIKE CYCLE

Choose any station and park your Forth Bike cycle in the dock. When you see the “docked cycle” indication appear on the cycle screen or hear the return sound, you have properly returned your cycle.
Forth Bike cycles can also be returned even when docking stations are full.

Choose any station and park your Forth Bike cycle
When you see the “docked cycle” indication appear on the cycle screen or hear the return sound, you have properly returned your cycle.
When you’re ready for your next ride, go to any station and do it again. It’s easy as 1, 2, 3.


What if all the docks at the station are full?
When docking stations are full, you have two options to return your cycle:


You can also contact us at +44 1290 438290 to create a virtual space at your current location and dock your cycle using the secondary lock. To do this, simply activate the cycle’s secondary lock by placing the lock in its slot. The cycle screen and sound will indicate that the cycle has been locked. When the secondary lock is used in a virtual zone near the station, the Forth Bike cycle is considered returned and your rental will end.

Pricing

A membership for everyone. Choose the option that best suits your needs.

Membership

On the website.

 

Want to ride often?

Register on the website to receive a user login. With a membership you have the freedom to use Forth Bike cycles as many times as you wish every day. If you start a new ride on the same day, the allotted time is reset, meaning that you will only be charged overtime fees if a single ride lasts over the allotted time.

Annual Membership

£

65.00

Annual

First 45 minutes of each ride are included.*

Register Now

Monthly Pass

£

10.00

Monthly

First 45 minutes of each ride are included.*

Register Now

Pay Per Ride Pass

£

2.00

£2.00 per trip

First 30 minutes of each ride are included.*

Register Now

* Notes:

You can ride as many times per day as you wish.

The first 30 minutes of each ride are included in Pay Per Ride membership.

The first 45 minutes of each ride are included in Annual and Monthly membership.

Switching to a new Forth Bike cycle will reset the 30 or 45 minute ride time.

Overtime Charges are only incurred if you go over the allotted time during a single ride.


Want to ride longer?

You can choose to ride for long periods of time if needed. Simply continue biking beyond the allotted time and enjoy the experience.



Prices for riding longer

After 24 consecutive hours, if the Forth Bike cycle has not been returned, it will be considered stolen and a fee of £ 1,500 will be charged to your credit card, unless reported to Forth Bike differently. If you have a problem, please call customer service at +44 1290 438290.

Delivery and Timing Policy: Products will be mailed and require a minimum of 10 business days to process. Forth Bike is not responsible for loss or damage of mail and customer is required to notify Forth Bike in writing if product is not received within 12 business days of initial purchase.


 

Return/Refund Policy: All sales are final. In the event of a discrepancy, customer is required to notify Forth Bike in writing, if a refund is deemed appropriate 14 business days is required for processing.

 

Membership

Available on the website or on the mobile app.

 

Want to ride often?

Register on the website or the mobile app to receive a user login. With a membership you have the freedom to use Forth Bike cycles as many times as you wish every day. If you start a new ride on the same day, the allotted time is reset, meaning that you will only be charged overtime fees if a single ride lasts over the allotted time.

Launch Offer

$

0.00

MONTHLY PASS

First 30 minutes of each ride are included.*

 

Not available

* Notes:

You can ride as many times per day as you wish.

The first 30 minutes of each ride are included in the Launch Offer membership.

Switching to a new Forth Bike cycle will reset the 30 minute ride time.

Overtime Charges are only incurred if you go over the allotted time during a single ride.


Want to ride longer?

You can choose to ride for long periods of time if needed. Simply continue biking beyond the allotted time and enjoy the experience.



Prices for riding longer

After 24 consecutive hours, if the Forth Bike cycle has not been returned, it will be considered stolen and a fee of £ 1,500 will be charged to your credit card, unless reported to Forth Bike differently. If you have a problem, please call customer service at +44 1290 438290.

Delivery and Timing Policy: Products will be mailed and require a minimum of 10 business days to process. Forth Bike is not responsible for loss or damage of mail and customer is required to notify Forth Bike in writing if product is not received within 12 business days of initial purchase.

 

Return/Refund Policy: All sales are final. In the event of a discrepancy, customer is required to notify Forth Bike in writing, if a refund is deemed appropriate 14 business days is required for processing.

Want to cycle around and enjoy the city?

You can choose to have riding access for a few hours or days without being a full-time subscriber.

Occasional Passes

Pay Per Ride Pass

£

2.00

Daily Membership

£

4.00

Monthly Membership

£

10.00

Use the Mobile App to get your membership. Follow the subscription steps and start using the system right away.


 

You can freely leave and take a Forth Bike cycle from any docking station during your rental time. You can also do intermediate stops outside of stations by using the secondary lock on the cycle. At the end you must return the Forth Bike to a docking station.

 

* Notes:

You can ride as many times per day as you wish.

The first 30 minutes of each ride are included for Pay Per Ride and Daily Membership.

The first 45 minutes of each ride are included for Monthly Membership.

Switching to a new Forth Bike cycle will reset the 30 or 45 minute ride time.

Overtime Charges are incurred only if you go over the allotted time at one time.

Want to ride longer?

You can choose to ride for long periods of time if needed. This allows you to enjoy the city without the time limitation of a regular ride. Simply take the Forth Bike cycle and keep riding beyond the included time.



Prices for riding longer

After 24 consecutive hours, if the Forth Bike cycle is not returned to its station, it will be considered stolen and a fee of £ 1,500 will be charged to your credit card, unless reported to Forth Bike differently. If you have a problem, please call customer service at +44 1290 438290.

Return/Refund Policy: All sales are final. In the event of a discrepancy, customers are required to notify Forth Bike in writing. If a refund is deemed appropriate, 14 business days are required for processing.

Partners

 

FORTH ENVIRONMENT LINK (FEL)

 

Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity. FEL believes in connecting communities and finding innovative ways to improve our environment, our health and our travel choices. Forth Bike will help increase the number of active every day journeys made in Forth Bike and will provide a valuable travel alternative within the region.
 

Community Supporters

Clackmannanshire Council

Falkirk Council

NHS Forth Bike

Transport Scotland

Stirling Council

SEStran

About Us

Forth Bike

The communities of Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire along with the Forth Environment Link (FEL) and NHS Forth Valley have contracted a collaboration and partnership with Bewegen Technologies and WegoShare to bring cycle sharing to our region.

To meet Forth Valley’s unique challenges, Forth Bike is designed to promote short and long cycle trips within core communities, where clusters of residents, students, tourist destinations and services can readily be connected.

 

Indicators & stats

Want to know how Forth Bike is helping Forth Valley?

Check out how we’re doing. Everyone is invited to use our data to analyze and study the positive impacts Forth Bike is having on Forth Valley. Together, we can improve the vibrancy, connectivity, and livability across Forth Valley!

Stats
Routes for current year
3230
Distance traveled for current year (mi)
12368.71
Total routes since the beginning
3230
Total distance traveled since the beginning (mi)
12368.71
Favorite return stations
1st
The Helix
2nd
Falkirk Wheel
3rd
Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Favorite check-out stations
1st
The Helix
2nd
Falkirk Wheel
3rd
Forth Valley Royal Hospital
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