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The Association of Cycle Traders
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Join the ACT

Become part of the UK cycle retail community and benefit from a wide range of services and support.

There are three membership options; become a full ACT member for just £27 per month, join as a bronze member for just £30 a year, or join the UK cycles community for free. Benefits of all options are listed below. 

If you want to become a full member of the ACT you need to meet the following criteria.

Full ACT Membership Criteria

Membership of the Association of Cycle Traders is open to all UK based businesses with an interest in the UK cycle market.

ACT Membership is available in the United Kingdom only.

Business must be paying commercial premises rates.

Businesses must have adequate insurance in place at all times, covering public, product and employer liability as appropriate. Businesses must provide confirmation of insurance and policy renewal date upon enrolment (please refer to your Certificate of Employers Liability Insurance).

ACT membership is not available to corporate retail chains involved in the UK cycle market.

In the case of any dispute regarding ACT membership, the matter will be referred to the Board of Directors at their next scheduled meeting. Their decision will be final.

Join the UK cycles community for free

Become part of the community and influence the activities of the whole membership.

My ActSmart subscription package.

Receive important industry news and information.

Consumer promotion via The Cycling Experts community.

B2B promotion on the ActSmart trade directory.

Join the UK cycles community with ActSmart Bronze

All of the benefits from joining the UK cycles community plus:

Tax investigation protection.

24 hour business and legal helplines.

Access to the employment manual.

Access to Paya Card card processing services.

Full ACT membership - £27 per month

ACT Member online consumer promotion, window sticker and certificate upon joining and annual renewal of membership.

ActSmart Gold subscription package.

Rights to usage of ACT status, branding and logo on any marketing materials including digital.

Your investment contributes to the development of business support and promotional initiatives that you can receive in the future via the ACT.