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In addition to the cycle shop we run a cycle hub which provides the following services:

Organised Rides – Improve your health & well-being / skills / confidence 

  • Improve your fitness
  • Get out in the fresh air
  • Be social, get out in a group
  • Fit body, healthy mind
  • Get to know the available cycle routes / paths
  • Improve skills
  • Basic cycle maintenance

Cycle Confidence sessions – Improving core cycling techniques:

  • Mounting/dismounting
  • Pedalling
  • Braking
  • Cornering
  • Gear Selection
  • Riding on varied terrain

Organised Walks – Improve your health & well-being / confidence

  • Improve your fitness
  • Get out in the fresh air, see different areas
  • Be social, get out in a group
  • Fit body, healthy mind
  • Improve skills

Maintenance Courses – Develop basic knowledge of looking after your own bike 

  • Brakes
  • Gears
  • Wheels
  • Punctures
  • Basic cycle maintenance

Doctor Bike sessions – Aids employers to encourage employees to commute by cycle

  • Our experienced mechanics can visit workplaces, schools, community centres or events to help get neglected bikes back on the road.
  • Our mechanics will check over bikes and make simple repairs to ensure they are in good working order – things like fixing punctures, tuning gears or fitting new brake blocks.
  • Simple, efficient and cost-effective, a Dr Bike surgery is a great way to encourage cycle commuting at your workplace;
    • meet the objectives of a Green Travel Plan
    • reduction in size of car parking
    • contribute to staff physical and mental wellbeing

Secure Bike Parking – Park your cycle in the knowledge that it’s safe and secure

  • Park your bike for FREE at our secure bike shelter / compound
  • Annual membership £10 entitles you to:
    • 5% reduction in bike servicing
    • Free parking every day [except Sunday / Monday closed]
    • Parking hours Tue-Fri 8:30 – 5pm
  • Staff only access / no access to the bike parking area by the public

Work placements/work experience – Available to those furthest away from employment [organisations/schools/colleges]

  • Work in a friendly and safe environment
  • Develop vocational skills
    • Bike maintenance
    • Retail
    • Administration
    • Online sales
  • Develop / improve your self confidence
  • Develop work / life skills
  • Develop aspects for your CV / improve your employability
  • Develop working as part of as team

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