Freewheelers is a free, on-campus cycle hire scheme by MDXSU and Middlesex University which launched in January 2017. The idea was suggested by a student, and was then worked on by our Executive Committee in partnership with the university.
Please note: Our Freewheelers scheme is currently on hold and we will look to relaunch in 2020.
A recent study showed that any journey less than 8 miles in London is quicker and easier to do by bicycle. At Middlesex a lot of you live in the local area, either in private housing in Hendon or in halls of residence, and cycling as a great way to get into University. As well as this, it also helps you in the following ways:
Here's how you can take out one of our bikes on campus:
The bicycles will be provided with lights and locks, but you will be expected to bring your own helmet before hiring a bike.
The bicycles will be maintained by the local 'Kisharon Equal Bikes' shop as follows:
You can find the terms and conditions of the scheme that you will have to sign here. All Middlesex students and staff are eligible for a 15% discount in Equal Bikes.
Whether you are a first time rider or a regular cyclist looking to improve your cycling skills, Barnet Council provide free, tailored courses to get you riding on the roads. You can book a free 1-to-1 Cycle Confident session here.