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12 Apr 2023

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, will be joined by training providers Activate Cycle Academy and Spokes People when the...

11 Apr 2023

The ACT have moved office. We’re still in the same business centre but have moved unit.

4 Apr 2023

With the week commencing 17 April being designated as #ShopKind Week, we are urging all our members to get involved in the campaign by sharing the materials on social media and across their...

4 Apr 2023

A course that teaches children how to ride bicycles safely in Northern Ireland schools in no longer affordable - according to the government department that pays for it.

4 Apr 2023

The UK's competition watchdog has announced a crackdown on online pressure-selling tactics that can push consumers into making hasty decisions they later regret.

3 Apr 2023

A sixth of deliveries in central London could be done by cargo bike by 2030, according to Transport for London.

23 Mar 2023

The ACT has announced that the annual Local Bike Shop Day https://localbikeshopday.co.uk/ will take place on Saturday 29...

22 Mar 2023

A new 250-mile coast to coast cycle route set to launch in the south of Scotland this summer will be named after Kirkpatrick Macmillan, the 19th century Dumfriesshire blacksmith who invented the...

21 Mar 2023

Data from City Ratings, which ranks global cities according to how cyclable they are, lists Edinburgh as the UK’s top city in 12th place.

21 Mar 2023

Schools are being encouraged to sign up for The Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2023. The walking, wheeling, scooting and cycling to school challenge runs from Monday, March 20 to Friday, March 31.

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Plenty of prizes available for both retailers and customers for Local Bike Shop Day

Posted on in Business News ,Brands & Products News , Cycles News

In celebration of Local Bike Shop Day 2022, a number of the campaign's supporters are arranging competitions and discounts as a special thank you to the shops and customers participating in this year's event!

As more supporting organisations continue to get on board as we draw closer to Local Bike Shop Day, we expect this list of prizes and discounts on offer to increase further still. Keep checking back to our compeititions and prizes page here for updates.

 

For customers

Vote LBSD votefor your Local Bike Shop and win £200 worth of vouchers!

When voting for your favourite bike shop on the 'Find a Shop' page your email address will be entered into a prize draw and could be chosen at random to win £200 worth of vouchers at freewheel.co.uk! Read competition T&Cs here.

Spend with Cyclescheme and win a £250 voucher

On Local Bike Shop Day 4 lucky customers that purchase a bike through Cyclescheme will be awarded a £250 cycling voucher for the store they collect the bike from! All customers need to do to be eligible is redeem a certificate on the 30th April 2022. Read competition T&Cs here.

15% off Freewheel

Freewheel are also offering customers 15% off from now until midnight 1st May with the code: LOCAL-BIKE-SHOP-DAY-22. Read competition T&Cs here.

£50 off Cytech Theory one!

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians is offering £50 off Cytech Theory one for the week of Local Bike Shop Day!

The course will take you through learning about key topics such as Torque, Lubrication, Tyres and tubes and safety checks to name a few, giving you a firm foundation before moving onto the practical courses.

 

For retailers

Encourage your customers to vote for you and win £200 worth of vouchers!

Have you signed up for Local Bike Shop Day 2022? If so, your shop will be listed under the 'Find a Shop' section on the Local Bike Shop Day website.

From here it's up to you to spread your shop's listing far and wide and encourage all of your customers - old and new - to vote for your bike shop to win!

The bike shop that has attained the most voted by midnight 1st May will be gifted £200 worth of vouchers at freewheel.co.uk! Read competition T&Cs here.

Get your hands on a free retailer pack!

The first few hundred retailers to sign up on the Local Bike Shop Day website will receive a physical pack in the post to help them promote their business on the day and drive footfall into their store. This will include a poster, door stickers and flyers.

Sign up now at localbikeshopday.co.uk/sign-up-now to get yours.

Win a staff night out!

In addition to the packs, Cyclescheme are funding a staff night out worth up to £150 for 6 lucky IBDs. All participating stores need to do is shout about Local Bike Shop Day and Cyclescheme via social media - the most engaging and vocal stores will be awarded a restaurant choice gift card to use at a local restaurant! Read competition T&Cs here.

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