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6 Sep 2023

Offers designed to help Londoners 'make the green transition' following the expansion of the ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) last month include a range of discounts, offers or trials available...

6 Sep 2023

A new report on the state of the UK cycle industry suggests that bike sales have fallen once again, months after it was reported that they had fallen to a 20-year low in 2022.

6 Sep 2023

Rebecca, staff member with the ACT has released an EP on the music platform Spotify, with popular local band Thee Derelique.

5 Sep 2023

A Government energy efficiency campaign has been launched to help SME businesses across the UK to both better understand and reduce their energy usage - and in turn reduce their energy bills....

4 Sep 2023

New research has named Danish capital Copenhagen as the best city for cyclists in Europe, with one-third (33%) of the city choosing to travel by bike. Copenhagen is also one of the safest cities...

4 Sep 2023

ACT member & Cytech-accredited Highway Cycles, Hertfordshire’s largest independent bike and e-bike specialist, has opened a new shop in Bishop’s Stortford.

24 Aug 2023

Volatility in the cycle insurance market that has resulted in most insurers backing away from the UK cycling industry owing to poor claims performance has led the ACT, through its appointed...

24 Aug 2023

Cytech training provider Spokes People were recently asked by the Afghan National Team if they could suggest any way for them to be supported mechanically at the UCI World Championships in...

22 Aug 2023

Cities across the country are following the lead of the Mayor of London, and ULEZ (Ultra Low Emissions Zone), by implementing their own measures to reduce carbon produced by combustion engines.

22 Aug 2023

Journeys made using Transport for London’s (TfL) cycle hire scheme this year are at their lowest in a decade, with the organisation blaming recent bad weather as a potential cause.

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ACT member looking to offer unit to independent bike mechanic in London

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The Family Bike Club logoAre you an independent bike mechanic & looking for a base?

The Family Bike Club, a non-profit family cycling social enterprise project, is seeking to collaborate with a proficient cycle mechanic to offer repair services to the passing public from their base at a prominent train station in Enfield, north London.

The Family Bike ClubThere would also be scope for works to maintain the small fleet of family equipment (family cargo bikes, bike trailers, kids bikes etc.) that they are looking to make available via an ultra-accessible "bike library" hire for the local community, as well as getting involved in the project more widely in the future as it grows.

They now have the support from the local council and have also secured local climate action grant funds, following on from a successful crowdfunding campaign.

Visit their website; https://www.thefamilybikeclub.com or their crowdfund page; https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/p/the-family-bike-club for more information.

The space on offer is available immediately. If interested please contact Luke Balnave by phone; 07814 634 382, email; lukebalnave@hotmail.com, or via the contact form on their website.

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