'Freewheelers' is the MDXSU and Middlesex University free campus cycle hire scheme that will launch in January 2017.
A recent study showed that any journey that is 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:
Since January 2017 bikes have been available to hire out on campus.
There are 12 bicycles located outside MDX House that you are able to take out for a day, or a week! Here's how you can start cycing on campus:
The bicycles will be provided with lights and locks, 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.
MDXSU will be working with Barnet council to organise group training sessions in the Summer term, so check back soon for further dates!