To attempt to ease stress on bike retailers, the vouchers have been launched in batches. The primary and second batch of vouchers – launched in July and November final yr – have been snapped up inside hours, so go fast in order for you one. The Authorities has warned there are solely 150,000 vouchers accessible this time spherical, so solely get a voucher if you really want it and can use it.
To make use of the scheme you merely have to:
- Apply for a free voucher. You are able to do this through the Repair Your Bike web site.
- Discover a Repair Your Bike voucher scheme-registered bike mechanic to restore your bike. See this record of taking part bike retailers and mechanics. You will have 90 days to e-book a restore and the restore then must happen earlier than 31 August 2021.
- Take your bike and voucher code to the restore enterprise and obtain as much as £50 off the price of the restore. It is best to be capable to e-book an appointment on-line or over the cellphone so you’ll be able to keep away from making pointless journeys in individual, however verify this along with your chosen repairer. There is not any minimal spend however you’ll have to pay the distinction if the repairs value greater than £50.
Just one voucher may be claimed per individual and you may’t declare a voucher in the event you’ve executed so already. Not all sorts of restore can be coated, so verify along with your mechanic first. Repairs coated embrace repairing or changing tyres, tubes and wheels, for instance. See our information for more information on how the Repair Your Bike scheme works.
The scheme goals to encourage extra individuals in England to cycle as an alternative choice to utilizing vehicles, notably for work and important journeys whereas social distancing measures are in place through the pandemic. See our MoneySaving Ideas for Cyclists for extra tips about find out how to minimize the price of biking.