This is a trade facing website. Visit the ACT's consumer site for information and advice on cycling and find your local independent cycle retailer.

Cycles Resources

The Resources section includes useful guidance, documents to download as well as information and advice about different elements of the cycle industry.

As with any library the files and links below contain information that was correct at time of publication. 

Some tools/documents are protected and can only be accessed at different ACT membership levels.

If you cannot find what you need or you would like to receive documents by email or suggest other useful information to add to the library then please contact us.


Deposits and part payments
Making the the contract legally binding for the retailer and the consumer. 

Trading hours
Legally allowed trading hours for retailers in the UK.

A selection of Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) systems available.

PCI DSS compliance
Payment card security compliance information from Global Fortress.


COVID-19 updates

The ACT has created a dedicated section about COVID-19 that may help to answer any questions you may have.

Click here to access


EU Exit

The ACT are informing members with regular updates about the UK's exit from the EU and how this will affect retail businesses operating in the cycle sector.

Click here to access


Other useful information

A library of useful information and articles related to the bike industry.

As with any library the files herein contain information that was correct at time of publication. 

For further retail support resources visit the ActSmart site.  


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