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Win with Cyclescheme and Bike Week

Win with Cyclescheme and Bike Week

07.06.2019
By Cyclescheme

You could be the lucky winner of the all-new Marin Presidio.

You could be the lucky winner of the all-new Marin Presidio.

28.02.2019
By Cyclescheme

A purpose-built commute bicycle, specifically designed for the modern bicycle commuter.

Win a Giant Contend SL 1 worth £999

Win a Giant Contend SL 1 worth £999

31.01.2019
By Cyclescheme

This is your chance to win a 2019 Contend SL 1 courtesy of Giant.

This is your chance to win a CUBE Attain Race Disc

This is your chance to win a CUBE Attain Race Disc

01.01.2019
By Cyclescheme

Start 2019 in style and by being the proud new owner of a CUBE Attain Race Disc bike in our latest competition!

Save even more in the sales

Save even more in the sales

01.12.2018
By Cyclescheme

Bike shop bargains on Boxing Day, or in any other sale, are even better if you combine them with Cyclescheme.

Cyclescheme isn't a one-time-only deal

Cyclescheme isn't a one-time-only deal

19.11.2018
By Cyclescheme

With Cyclescheme, you can save money on a bike and equipment at any time of the year, and you can do so again and again.

What Does Indoor Cycling Do for Your Body?

What Does Indoor Cycling Do for Your Body?

07.11.2018
By Cyclescheme

Indoor cycling is a good substitute to outdoor cycling in winter; and still offers many of the same health benefits. Discover more.

Cyclescheme Commuter #20

Cyclescheme Commuter #20

07.11.2018
By Cyclescheme

Welcome to your new-look Cyclescheme Commuter Magazine!

Be a winter warrior

Be a winter warrior

02.11.2018
By Cyclescheme

We've teamed up with 6-leading brands to share the top 5 things to look for in your winter commuter

Let Love to Ride’s Winter Wheelers Propel You Through December!

Let Love to Ride’s Winter Wheelers Propel You Through December!

16.10.2018
By Cyclescheme

Winter can be one of the most rewarding times to get on a bike.

Win a Gtech Sport Electric Hybrid Bike in our latest competition

Win a Gtech Sport Electric Hybrid Bike in our latest competition

04.10.2018
By Cyclescheme

This is your chance to win a Gtech Sport Electric Hybrid Bike thanks to our friends at Cycle Republic.

E-bike jargon buster

E-bike jargon buster

27.09.2018
By Cyclescheme

Here's a handy guide to what's watt when it comes to e-bike jargon

Welcoming VOLT electric bikes to Cyclescheme

Welcoming VOLT electric bikes to Cyclescheme

12.09.2018
By Cyclescheme

Save up to £390 on your VOLT bike with Cyclescheme!

10 reasons you need to try e-bike

10 reasons you need to try e-bike

07.09.2018
By Cyclescheme

Averse to the marriage of electricity and pedal power? You shouldn't be, here's why.

World Bicycle Relief: The Power of Bicycles

World Bicycle Relief: The Power of Bicycles

25.07.2018
By Cyclescheme

World Bicycle Relief mobilises people through The Power of Bicycles. Their vision is for a world where distance is no longer a barrier to independence and livelihood.

Get ready for Cycle to Work Day

Get ready for Cycle to Work Day

19.07.2018
By Cyclescheme

The UK's biggest cycle commuting event is back on Wednesday 15 August. Here's why and how to get involved - and why your employer should too.

What is Bikeability?

What is Bikeability?

08.06.2018
By Cyclescheme

Bikeability is based on the government approved National Standards for Cycle Training, which teaches trainees the necessary skills to ride confidently on today's roads.

Ride & Encourage Others To Try Two Wheels For Bike Week

Ride & Encourage Others To Try Two Wheels For Bike Week

10.05.2018
By Cyclescheme

It’s 95 years since the first National Bicycle Week was run by the Cycle Touring Club in 1923.

Why riding an e-bike is good for you

Why riding an e-bike is good for you

04.04.2018
By Cyclescheme

Riding an electric bike isn’t cheating: you still have to pedal and you still burn calories. It’s like riding a normal bike, just a bit easier.

Cycling and the 2018 Spring Statement

Cycling and the 2018 Spring Statement

23.03.2018
By Cyclescheme

What’s better for you: running or cycling?

What’s better for you: running or cycling?

23.03.2018
By Cyclescheme

Pounding the pavements and pushing the pedals are both excellent forms of aerobic exercise. Yet one is more excellent than the other…

Why would I buy an e-bike for the cost of a car?

Why would I buy an e-bike for the cost of a car?

23.03.2018
By Cyclescheme

An e-bike might cost the same as a secondhand car, but it will save you money and bring other benefits every day you use it

Routes into women’s cycling

Routes into women’s cycling

15.02.2018
By Cyclescheme

Women in the UK cycle about a third as much as men. Yet if you or anyone you know wants to get back on a bike, help and support are available.

Biking in times of Brexit

Biking in times of Brexit

13.02.2018
By Cyclescheme

The weak pound has pushed up the price of bikes, and things may well get worse. Here’s what you can do to fight inflation.

Cyclescheme: Are Cycle to Work Schemes Worth It?

Cyclescheme: Are Cycle to Work Schemes Worth It?

19.01.2018
By Cyclescheme

Don’t buy a bike or cycling equipment until you’ve read this. Cyclescheme can save you hundreds of pounds compared to cash or credit. Here’s how.

Did you know e-bikes are available on Cyclescheme?

Did you know e-bikes are available on Cyclescheme?

17.01.2018
By Cyclescheme

If you’re looking for an e-bike to cycle to work on, look no further than Cyclescheme.

Your winter cycling saviour: Gloves & Socks

Your winter cycling saviour: Gloves & Socks

19.12.2017
By Cyclescheme

At Cyclescheme we want to keep you in the saddle this winter. That’s why we’ve created our ‘Winter Cycling Saviours’ series. This week we're helping your protect your extremities.

Inspiring circular day rides for 2018

Inspiring circular day rides for 2018

08.12.2017
By Cyclescheme

The days may be short and cold but that’s giving us plenty of incentive and opportunity to plan lots of cycle rides for the warmer months – and we’ve got the perfect planning companion in Sustrans’ two new guidebooks.

Your winter cycling saviour: Mudguards

Your winter cycling saviour: Mudguards

29.11.2017
By Cyclescheme

At Cyclescheme we want to keep you in the saddle this winter. That’s why we’ve created our ‘Winter Cycling Saviours’ series. This week we're telling you why mudguards are a must-have.

Cyclescheme supports Road Safety Week 2017!

Cyclescheme supports Road Safety Week 2017!

20.11.2017
By Cyclescheme

Contribute to a safer space for all road users

Cycle Commuter Magazine Issue 19 has landed!

Cycle Commuter Magazine Issue 19 has landed!

14.11.2017
By Cyclescheme

The mag contains everything new and returning cyclists need to know about Cyclescheme, including route planning advice and a round up of the different bikes and accessories that are available to you through the Cycle to Work Scheme.

Your Winter Cycling Saviour: Winter Tyres

Your Winter Cycling Saviour: Winter Tyres

10.11.2017
By Cyclescheme

At Cyclescheme we want to keep you in the saddle this winter. That’s why we’ve created our ‘Winter Cycling Saviours’ series. This week we're talking winter tyres.

The ultimate gift for cycling enthusiasts. The Cycle Choice gift card!

The ultimate gift for cycling enthusiasts. The Cycle Choice gift card!

08.11.2017
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Choice gift card is the ideal gift for cyclists. For those who aren’t sure what to buy a cycling enthusiast for Christmas, Cycle Choice comes to the rescue.

Get winter ready with Cyclescheme

Get winter ready with Cyclescheme

27.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

Whilst it can be tempting to hibernate your commuter bike from now until spring; with the right accessories you can cycle to work 365 (and enjoy it!)

Your Winter Cycling Saviour: Bike Lights

Your Winter Cycling Saviour: Bike Lights

27.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

At Cyclescheme we want to keep you in the saddle this winter. That’s why we’ve created our ‘Winter Cycling Saviours’ series. This week we're helping you see and be seen with our bike lights guide.

What are the benefits of an e-bike?

What are the benefits of an e-bike?

26.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

E-bikes have loads of benefits including a healthy lifestyle, lowering commuting costs and cut down commute times.

Sale bikes on Cyclescheme

Sale bikes on Cyclescheme

23.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

Many of retailers let you 'Cyclescheme' sale bikes. Here's a definitive list of retailers that make buying a sale bike on Cyclescheme easy.

Riding an e-bike isn’t cheating

Riding an e-bike isn’t cheating

12.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

Some cyclists look down on electrically-assisted bikes because it’s not ‘proper’ cycling. They’re missing the point.

Cycling and the mental health benefits

Cycling and the mental health benefits

04.10.2017
By Cyclescheme

Regular cycling isn’t just good for your physical health: it also benefits your mental wellbeing.

10 unwritten cycling rules you need to ignore

10 unwritten cycling rules you need to ignore

21.08.2017
By Cyclescheme

Wannabe racers think that there’s a code of conduct to observe if you’re going to be a proper cyclist. They’re wrong.

Do I need cycle insurance?

Do I need cycle insurance?

16.08.2017
By Cyclescheme

Whether your cycle commute consists of country lanes or busy city roads, you won’t need reminding of the potential hazards of cycling to work, from pot holes to pedestrians.

Comment: Why electric bikes, not electric cars, are the transport revolution we need

Comment: Why electric bikes, not electric cars, are the transport revolution we need

15.08.2017
By Cyclescheme

Battery-powered cars won’t solve the UK’s problems of air pollution, congestion, and obesity. Electrically-assisted pedal cycles could.

Be part of the Cycling Show

Be part of the Cycling Show

09.08.2017
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show is back from 22-24 September 2017 taking place at the NEC Birmingham.

Over £5,000 of prizes to be won with Cycle to Work Day

Over £5,000 of prizes to be won with Cycle to Work Day

08.08.2017
By Cyclescheme

Dust off your favourite bike and get ready to join in the UK’s biggest one-day celebration of cycle commuting.

Why should I ride an e-bike?

Why should I ride an e-bike?

06.07.2017
By Cyclescheme

Electric bikes, or e-bikes are like marmite – everyone has an opinion! For those who aren’t sold on e-bikes (yet!), we’re here to tell you why an e-bike is the perfect choice for your next commuting bike.

Win a Ridgeback Velocity bundle

Win a Ridgeback Velocity bundle

22.06.2017
By Cyclescheme

The only thing better than riding to work is riding to work on a brand new bike with accessories.

Reading Cycling Signs

Reading Cycling Signs

20.06.2017
By Cyclescheme

Despite their clarity, some of the UK’s traffic signs are widely misunderstood – particularly those relating to cyclists.

Get involved in Bike Week 2017

Get involved in Bike Week 2017

12.06.2017
By Cyclescheme

Bike Week (10th – 18th June 2017) is an annual event that encourages adults and children across the UK to cycle anywhere they can. Find out how you can get involved!

Cycling Getaways With Glamour

Cycling Getaways With Glamour

23.05.2017
By Cyclescheme

Are you planning a short break cycling trip this summer? Read on to find out how to cycle AND holiday in style.

Comment: Cycling and the Justice System

Comment: Cycling and the Justice System

23.05.2017
By Cyclescheme

Police procedure, sentencing, and Government policy must change to prevent injustice to cyclists, according to this Parliamentary report published in May.

Cycling and the law

Cycling and the law

20.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Not all laws for motorists apply to cyclists, and there are other laws that apply only to cyclists. Here are some examples that might surprise you…

Get set…GO. Cycle to Work Day 2017

Get set…GO. Cycle to Work Day 2017

20.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Join us on our fifth anniversary and make this another record breaker.

Win a Rapha commuter bundle worth £700

Win a Rapha commuter bundle worth £700

19.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Enter our competition for your chance to kit yourself in Rapha gear.

Crank up your commute

Crank up your commute

17.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

This spring Cyclescheme is helping you to crank up your commute with a series of incredible offers and competitions.

Cycle Commuter Magazine 18

Cycle Commuter Magazine 18

07.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Cycle Commuter Magazine Issue 18 has landed!

Best shoreside cycle routes for when you're not cycling to work

Best shoreside cycle routes for when you're not cycling to work

01.04.2017
By Cyclescheme

Britain has over 11,000 miles of coastline not to mention numerous lakes and lochs. These are gorgeous locations for a spot of long-distance cycling.

Comment: Air pollution and cycling

Comment: Air pollution and cycling

20.03.2017
By Cyclescheme

The air quality of some our cities isn't great, but you're still better off going by bike. Here's why.

Overcoming the barriers to cycling to work

Overcoming the barriers to cycling to work

16.03.2017
By Cyclescheme

Most of the reasons that people give for not cycling to work can be overcome. Here are some pointers for your friends and colleagues.

Beat the Winter with this Muc-Off Giveaway!

Beat the Winter with this Muc-Off Giveaway!

20.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

One lucky winner will have the chance to take home everything you need to keep your bike looking fresh and running smooth.

Police clamp down on close passes

Police clamp down on close passes

17.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

The successful operation by West Midlands Police to catch 'near miss' drivers could go nationwide. Fingers crossed!

BikeLive 2017: Demo Series

BikeLive 2017: Demo Series

07.02.2017
By Cyclescheme

Ride the latest 2017 road bikes, e-bikes, MTB’s, Gravel and Adventure bikes

No, minister: cyclists are road users

No, minister: cyclists are road users

23.01.2017
By Cyclescheme

When the Secretary of State for Transport suggested that cyclists aren't road users, British Cycling's Chris Boardman was quick to put him right.

Top 10 apps for cycle commuters

Top 10 apps for cycle commuters

23.01.2017
By Cyclescheme

Your smartphone is an excellent cycling accessory. Here are 10 of the most useful apps for the day-to-day commuter.

How much money does cycling save you?

How much money does cycling save you?

19.01.2017
By Cyclescheme

Cycling burns calories rather than cash. Switch to a bike for your journey to work and you could save over £3,000 every year.

Issue 17 of the Cycle Commuter Magazine

Issue 17 of the Cycle Commuter Magazine

17.01.2017
By Cyclescheme

The latest Cycle Commuter Magazine has hit the shelves and is available for you to enjoy.

Ride the latest 2017 road bikes

Ride the latest 2017 road bikes

15.12.2016
By Cyclescheme

If you're looking for a new bike, or you just want to get a feel for what's out there. You don't want to miss this.

Win a cycling commuter bundle from Showers Pass worth over £500

Win a cycling commuter bundle from Showers Pass worth over £500

12.12.2016
By Cyclescheme

Start 2017 in style with a head to toe clothing prize bundle from Showers Pass.

The health benefits of your commute

The health benefits of your commute

05.12.2016
By Cyclescheme

Cycling to work is an easy, convenient way to fit exercise into your daily life

Come and try out some cool bikes on a closed road circuit - Road.cc LIVE and eBikeTips LIVE

Come and try out some cool bikes on a closed road circuit - Road.cc LIVE and eBikeTips LIVE

25.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

Would you like to Demo some road bikes, and possibly some of those new fangled e-Bikes?

Win 1 of 5 Proviz bundles worth over £100 each

Win 1 of 5 Proviz bundles worth over £100 each

23.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

Proviz, the experts in enhanced visibility cycling products, have donated 5 great bundles each worth over £100.

15 reasons why we love the National Cycle Network

15 reasons why we love the National Cycle Network

21.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

We’re not shy in declaring our love for the National Cycle Network.

A bike isn't just for summer...

A bike isn't just for summer...

16.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

Win some fantastic Muc-Off cleaning products and accessories to keep your bike spic and span and out of the shed this Christmas

Give more tax breaks to people who take up cycling to work says British Cycling

Give more tax breaks to people who take up cycling to work says British Cycling

11.11.2016
By Cyclescheme

The UK government should give tax breaks to people who take up cycling to work, British Cycling’s policy adviser Chris Boardman and Britain’s most successful female Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey have both backed this statement.

10 Things cyclists wish drivers understood

10 Things cyclists wish drivers understood

14.10.2016
By Cyclescheme

With a bit more empathy and understanding, we'd all be happier and safer sharing the roads. Here are 10 key points for drivers.

Win one of four Blaze Laserlights worth £125!

Win one of four Blaze Laserlights worth £125!

30.09.2016
By Cyclescheme

With Autumn upon us, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Blaze to bring you the perfect light for navigating through the darker hours, making your rides safer and more fun.

Food hot spots on the National Cycle Network

Food hot spots on the National Cycle Network

23.09.2016
By Cyclescheme

Why not use the National Cycle Network to travel to these foodie hotspots and sample some of the best treats the UK has to offer this autumn? And by combining it with a cycle ride it's guilt free chomping.

The numbers behind Cycle to Work Day 2016

The numbers behind Cycle to Work Day 2016

19.09.2016
By Cyclescheme

This year saw a new record set for miles pledged for Cycle to Work Day.

Autumn weather – staying one step ahead

Autumn weather – staying one step ahead

30.08.2016
By Cyclescheme

As lovely as Autumn can be, shorter days and changeable weather are part of the inevitable march towards winter. Wind, rain and fog, combined with commuting in the dark, provide a seasonal challenge to cyclists.

The Tour of Britain 2016

The Tour of Britain 2016

21.07.2016
By Cyclescheme

This 4th to 11th of September sees the thirteenth edition of the modern Tour of Britain.

Top bike rides for fun days out with friends

Top bike rides for fun days out with friends

21.07.2016
By Cyclescheme

There’s nothing quite like a beautiful sunny day to make you feel like a kid again, hopping on your bike to go and call on your mates.

Cycle Commuter #16

Cycle Commuter #16

28.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

Issue 16 of Cycle Commuter magazine is packed full of news, reviews and tips.

Tickets now on sale for The Cycle Show

Tickets now on sale for The Cycle Show

27.06.2016
By Cyclescheme

The UK’s longest-running cycling exhibition is fifteen years old this year and it’s set to be the biggest yet.

Keeping a weather eye on the road: Commuting in heavy rain or showers

Keeping a weather eye on the road: Commuting in heavy rain or showers

23.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

It can seem to cyclists that it rains more often than not.

Celebrate summer with a cycling and camping adventure

Celebrate summer with a cycling and camping adventure

05.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

Now that summer’s here at last, why not make the most of the warmer weather with a camping adventure on the National Cycle Network?

Win a GoPro with Cycleguard

Win a GoPro with Cycleguard

05.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

Cycleguard are offering you the chance to win a new GoPro Hero Session camera along with a helmet strap mount.

Win 1 of 5 ABUS Hyban Helmet and Super Ultimate Lock bundles

Win 1 of 5 ABUS Hyban Helmet and Super Ultimate Lock bundles

05.05.2016
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme have teamed up with cycle security and safety brand ABUS to give you the chance to win a helmet and lock set, perfect for keeping both you and your bike safe.

Cycle to Work Essentials

Cycle to Work Essentials

01.04.2016
By Cyclescheme

Take the plunge and start cycling to work. Follow these ten tips and make your first week of cycle commuting stress free.

Cycling in Italy: The Italian Lake District

Cycling in Italy: The Italian Lake District

22.03.2016
By Cyclescheme

What’s so special about this part of Italy? We take a look at the Top 5 places to pedal with the help of cycling holiday specialist, The Mid Life Cyclist.

Safeguard the National Cycle Network

Safeguard the National Cycle Network

17.03.2016
By Cyclescheme

With your support at this critical time, Sustrans can attempt to address many of the remaining maintenance problems caused by the flooding and harsh weather.

Win 1 of 3 See.Sense ICON sets

Win 1 of 3 See.Sense ICON sets

16.03.2016
By Cyclescheme

We’ve teamed up with the guys at See.Sense to give you a chance to win the cycling gadget of the year.

Win 1 of 3 dhb bundles from Wiggle

Win 1 of 3 dhb bundles from Wiggle

29.01.2016
By Cyclescheme

Here's your chance to get yours hands on some dhb commuting kit from Wiggle!

British Cycling's Guide on Cycling to Work

British Cycling's Guide on Cycling to Work

29.01.2016
By Cyclescheme

With participation in cycling on the increase, cycling to work is an great way to get fit and stay healthy, whilst also saving money.

London Bike Show 2016

London Bike Show 2016

29.01.2016
By Cyclescheme

The UK’s largest cycling show returns to ExCel, London from 11-14 February.

10 Romantic Bike Rides For Valentines Day

10 Romantic Bike Rides For Valentines Day

21.01.2016
By Cyclescheme

You don’t have to go to the ends of the earth for a romantic day out.

Cycling New Year’s Resolutions from British Cycling

Cycling New Year’s Resolutions from British Cycling

16.12.2015
By Cyclescheme

If you are planning on setting some New Year’s resolutions, how about trying some of these suggestions?

CUBE Competition

CUBE Competition

07.12.2015
By Cyclescheme

We kick off 2016 with a fantastic competition from CUBE giving you the chance to win the ultimate cycling accessory bundle.

12 day Christmas countdown!

12 day Christmas countdown!

01.12.2015
By Cyclescheme

Each day we are offering you the chance to win some fantastic cycling accessories and gear in the countdown to Christmas.

Bike Owner Has Stolen Bike Recovered Within 2½ Hours

Bike Owner Has Stolen Bike Recovered Within 2½ Hours

13.11.2015
By Cyclescheme

A man who had his bike stolen and recovered within two and half hours of registering it as stolen on the BikeRegister database has been reunited with his bike.

Win the Merida Crossway Urban 20 and a whole lot more…

Win the Merida Crossway Urban 20 and a whole lot more…

13.11.2015
By Cyclescheme

Our latest competition includes the gorgeous Merida Urban 20 and some essential accessories.

It’s bike light season! Win 1 of 4 Blaze Laserlights

It’s bike light season! Win 1 of 4 Blaze Laserlights

02.11.2015
By Cyclescheme

We’ve teamed up with Blaze to give you the opportunity to light up your autumn cycling with the Laserlight.

Cycle Commuter #15

Cycle Commuter #15

23.10.2015
By Cyclescheme

Issue 15 of Cycle Commuter magazine is packed full of news, reviews and tips. There's advice on cycle paths, how to ride safely at night and with lorries, top cycling products and bikes for mobility issues. Plus how to save at least 25% on a bike with Cyclescheme.

Public demands bigger bike budgets

Public demands bigger bike budgets

22.10.2015
By Cyclescheme

Sustrans’ Bike Life survey, the biggest ever conducted on attitudes to cycling in the UK, shows that 75% of people want national governments to invest more in making cycling safer.

A commuter's guide to Cycle Paths

A commuter's guide to Cycle Paths

15.10.2015
By Cyclescheme

Segregated cycling facilities range from fantastic to frustratingly bad. Here’s what you need to know before incorporating them into your ride to work.

Win a Garmin edge 20 GPS with Wiggle accessory packages

Win a Garmin edge 20 GPS with Wiggle accessory packages

02.10.2015
By Cyclescheme

Wiggle. The UK’s No 1 online Cycling retailer, has put together 3 different accessory packages to keep you cycling all year round.

Cyclescheme are BikeBiz Awards winners

Cyclescheme are BikeBiz Awards winners

25.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

At Cyclescheme, we were delighted to be awarded a BikeBiz Award for the fourth consecutive year.

Over £500 of Proviz clothing & accessories to be won

Over £500 of Proviz clothing & accessories to be won

21.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

This is your chance to get your hands on the latest range of Proviz’s products for the Autumn/Winter season.

Cycle to Work Day 2015 in numbers

Cycle to Work Day 2015 in numbers

09.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

Cycle to Work Day 2015 was an incredible event with your help. Find out exactly what your pledges helped to achieve.

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a customised Brompton bike.

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a customised Brompton bike.

08.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

Brompton are celebrating a summer of cycling by giving away 10 custom made folding bikes.

Win a Trek 7.4 FX bike

Win a Trek 7.4 FX bike

01.09.2015
By Cyclescheme

We have a fantastic competition to win a brand new Trek 7.4 FX bike.

Guarantee your entry to the Dragon Ride

Guarantee your entry to the Dragon Ride

26.08.2015
By Cyclescheme

Have you started commuting and found yourself wanting to spend even more time in the saddle?

Cycle tourism boosts UK economy

Cycle tourism boosts UK economy

26.08.2015
By Cyclescheme

Leisure and tourism cycling on the National Cycle Network supports over 15,000 jobs and directly contributes £650m to the economy each year.

Top cycling routes from around the UK courtesy of the National Cycle Network

Top cycling routes from around the UK courtesy of the National Cycle Network

17.07.2015
By Cyclescheme

Now that summer’s here it’s a perfect time to pack a picnic, jump on your bike and explore the National Cycle Network.

The Brompton ​Urban ​Challenge

The Brompton ​Urban ​Challenge

24.06.2015
By Cyclescheme

Ever wondered how many Bromptons you can fit into a London phone box? No? Well, now is your chance to find out…

Win a Bontrager commuting bundle worth over £500

Win a Bontrager commuting bundle worth over £500

22.06.2015
By Cyclescheme

A recent winner of brand honour in our Cycling Awards. Bontrager are offering a fantastic prize bundle to a lucky winner.

Spread the word on Cycle to Work Day 2015

Spread the word on Cycle to Work Day 2015

19.06.2015
By Cyclescheme

It's Cycle to Work Day on 3rd September. Here are some suggestions for persuading colleagues to swap the car, train or bus for a bike for the day.

10 Cycling Myths Uncovered

10 Cycling Myths Uncovered

09.06.2015
By Cyclescheme

We don't pay for the roads we use, we risk our lives, and we're all sweaty… Myths about cycling abound among non-cyclists. Here are some rebuttals.

Love to Ride and Bike Week

Love to Ride and Bike Week

28.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

The National Cycle Challenge is a fun, free workplace competition that everyone can take part in. Cyclescheme have donated 3 Merida bikes as prizes!

Weekly competitions on our Facebook and Twitter pages

Weekly competitions on our Facebook and Twitter pages

28.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

We love sending you our Newsletter every month but many Cycleschemers want more!

Win 1 of 5 Henty Wingmen

Win 1 of 5 Henty Wingmen

26.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

The Henty Wingman bag supports smart and stylish cycle commuters!

Go explore with Sustrans

Go explore with Sustrans

20.05.2015
By Cyclescheme

In 2015, Sustrans is celebrating 20 years of the National Cycle Network.

Your chance to ride with Davina McCall at Davina’s Big Sussex Bike ride

Your chance to ride with Davina McCall at Davina’s Big Sussex Bike ride

28.04.2015
By Cyclescheme

Meet and ride with Cyclescheme Awards winner Davina McCall on her charity bike ride.

Is the Babel Bike the safest bike ever made?

Is the Babel Bike the safest bike ever made?

16.04.2015
By Cyclescheme

The Babel Bike puts seatbelts and a roll cage on two wheels. Would you be willing to strap yourself into one?

Cycle Commuter #14

Cycle Commuter #14

07.04.2015
By Cyclescheme

Cycle Commuter #14 is packed with news, reviews and commuting tips for cyclists of all abilities. There's advice on how to choose the right saddle, how to ride slower but arrive faster to work and a look at the Top 47 cycling products. Plus find out how you can save at least 25% on a bike with Cyclescheme.

Fliz concept bike, an adult sized strider bike

Fliz concept bike, an adult sized strider bike

26.03.2015
By Cyclescheme

As a child when you learned to ride a bike you may have used something called a ‘Strider’ or ‘balance-bike’. Now thanks to a German company called Fliz you can enjoy a full-sized adult version.

Win a copy of Sustrans’ Traffic-Free Cycle Rides!

Win a copy of Sustrans’ Traffic-Free Cycle Rides!

25.03.2015
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the launch of Sustrans’ new guidebook, Traffic-Free Cycle Rides, we’ve got five copies to give away.

Spin London

Spin London

05.03.2015
By Cyclescheme

This May will see the biggest ever Urban cycling show at a new central London location, The sorting office in London’s West End . A cycling festival for all kinds of riders, expect the latest innovations in cycling products, from high-end to budget bikes, accessories, fashion, design and so much more.

Get Cycle to Work Day in your diary!

Get Cycle to Work Day in your diary!

20.02.2015
By Cyclescheme

Get your diaries out, it's time to get the date for Cycle to Work Day in them! This year, we want to have an even bigger run up to the day and make sure we get the most from the fantastic success of the previous two years.

From good to great: 10 years of Cyclescheme

From good to great: 10 years of Cyclescheme

19.02.2015
By Cyclescheme

A few days ago, on Valentine’s Day to be exact, Cyclescheme turned 10 years old. Over the past decade a vast amount of change has taken place in the world of cycling and, specifically, cycling to work.

Have your say and win an iPad Air 2!

Have your say and win an iPad Air 2!

06.02.2015
By Cyclescheme

As ever, we're keen to hear how your experiences of cycling to work (and all that comes with it) have affected your daily life. We've put together a collection of questions that we hope will help us better understand your needs, and make sure we're moving in the right direction. It'll take no more than 10 minutes, and you could win an iPad Air 2 just for your time!

London Bike Show 2015

London Bike Show 2015

05.02.2015
By Cyclescheme

The UK’s largest cycling Show returns to ExCeL London from 12 – 15 February with loads of bikes, gear and accessories to browse and buy, exciting features to watch and take part in, and everything any road, mountain, urban or family cyclist could ever need.

VANMOOF Electrified: An electric bike that's easy on the eyes, not just the road

VANMOOF Electrified: An electric bike that's easy on the eyes, not just the road

16.01.2015
By Cyclescheme

if you haven't seen a VANMOOF bike in the flesh, they are impressive to say the least. Check out Cyclr's take on the Dutch brand's new 'Electrified' bike .

Win a Blaze Laserlight worth £125!

Win a Blaze Laserlight worth £125!

13.01.2015
By Cyclescheme

To reward you for your commitment to yourself and make your rides safer (and also more fun) we're kicking the year into high gear with a laser-themed giveaway courtesy of our friends at Blaze!

British Cycling: Cycling through the Winter

British Cycling: Cycling through the Winter

02.12.2014
By Cyclescheme

With over 30,000 miles of commuting over the past five winters under his wheels, British Cycling Manager Terry Greenwood rides to and from work every day. Follow his top tips for keeping warm and dry on your commute no matter what the winter throws up.

Embrace autumn with a ride on the National Cycle Network

Embrace autumn with a ride on the National Cycle Network

02.12.2014
By Cyclescheme

The National Cycle Network is a series of traffic-free and quiet on-road cycle routes that stretch right across the country. Pledge your support and help maintain this crucial part of the UK by sponsoring a mile of your favourite route!

British Cycling: Riding in the dark

British Cycling: Riding in the dark

07.11.2014
By Cyclescheme

As the days get shorter, whether you’re commuting or trying to fit in some training before or after work, it’s likely that you’ll be riding in low light conditions or the dark. Make sure you stay visible and safe on your bike by following these tips.

Weather beating

Weather beating

07.11.2014
By Cyclescheme

When the rain is running down the windows on a winter morning, it can be hard to summon up the enthusiasm for cycle commuting you had in summer. Don't despair: it looks worse out there than it is.

Cyclescheme scoops BikeBiz award for third year running!

Cyclescheme scoops BikeBiz award for third year running!

03.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

We're delighted to announce that we've bagged the award for Retailer Services for the third year running. It's an award voted for by the bike trade itself, so it's a very important piece of recognition that we are incredibly proud to receive. Here are some snaps from the evening.

Cycle Commuter issue 13 is here!

Cycle Commuter issue 13 is here!

02.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

Cycle Commuter #13 is packed with news, reviews and commuting tips for cyclists of all abilities. There's advice on how to choose the right bike, how to stay warm in winter and how to prevent punctures. Plus find out about Cycle to Work Day 2014, meet Cycleschemer, Paul Seymour and find out how you can save at least 25% on a bike with Cyclescheme.

British Cycling: Commute-proof your bike with mudguards

British Cycling: Commute-proof your bike with mudguards

02.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

Adding mudguards to your bike can change it from being a piece of sports equipment into something suitable for daily commuting use. Mudguards will not only keep you and your clothing clean, they’ll also keep your bike a lot cleaner too.

Bike Stuff: This Month's Latest Discoveries

Bike Stuff: This Month's Latest Discoveries

02.10.2014
By Cyclescheme

Each month, our friends over at Cyclr.com will take you by the hand and guide you around their latest discoveries in the cycling world. Everything from new brands, designers and makers through to some ingenious inventions and ideas.

Bike Stuff: This Month's Latest Discoveries

Bike Stuff: This Month's Latest Discoveries

12.09.2014
By Cyclescheme

Each month, our friends over at Cyclr.com will take you by the hand and guide you around their latest discoveries in the cycling world. Everything from new brands, designers and makers through to some ingenious inventions and ideas.

Cycle to Work Day 2014

Cycle to Work Day 2014

09.09.2014
By Cyclescheme

As the dust settles on Cycle to Work Day 2014, we thought we’d share with you all some of the fantastic highlights from the day. Thanks to your help and support we achieved some astonishing statistics and can happily say we smashed last year’s success with an additional 4,355 miles pledged – that’s over 6 trips around the globe!

Win over £500 worth of kit from Proviz!

Win over £500 worth of kit from Proviz!

09.09.2014
By Cyclescheme

REFLECT360 is a brand new range recently launched for autumn/winter 2014 by ‘hi-viz’ specialists Proviz. We've teamed up with them to offer Cycleschemers the chance to win 1 of 9 prizes worth over £500!

Clearspace Shower Hub - winner announced!

Clearspace Shower Hub - winner announced!

05.09.2014
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the launch of the brand new Shower Hub, we teamed up with Clearspace Buildings to give one away! Now is the time to reveal the winner!

 Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

01.08.2014
By Cyclescheme

An original series exclusive to Cyclescheme by Cyclr.com

Win a Hill & Ellis Bradley cycling bag!

Win a Hill & Ellis Bradley cycling bag!

31.07.2014
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the launch of the new "Blighty Collection" - a new range of bike bags all designed and made in the UK. We are giving away a limited edition Bradley bike bag to one lucky person. Read on to find out how to enter!

Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

03.07.2014
By Cyclescheme

Each month, our friends over at Cyclr.com will take you by the hand and guide you around their latest discoveries in the cycling world. Everything from new brands, designers and makers through to some ingenious inventions and ideas.

London Cycle Challenge

London Cycle Challenge

02.07.2014
By Cyclescheme

Join your fellow Londoners this summer and take part in a competition that is all about encouraging more people to discover the benefits of cycling. The London Cycle Challenge is back this year and is a series of fun, free challenges open to friends, family and colleagues.

Win a Clearspace Shower Hub worth £30,000 for your workplace

Win a Clearspace Shower Hub worth £30,000 for your workplace

11.06.2014
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the launch of the brand new Shower Hub, we've teamed up with Clearspace Buildings to give one away! Worth £30,000, Clearspace will deliver and install the winner's Shower Hub too!

Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

Bike Stuff: This Month’s Latest Discoveries

06.06.2014
By Cyclescheme

Each month, our friends over at Cyclr.com will take you by the hand and guide you around their latest discoveries in the cycling world. Everything from new brands, designers and makers through to some ingenious inventions and ideas.

The bike thief who called the owner to help re-charge it

The bike thief who called the owner to help re-charge it

04.06.2014
By Cyclescheme

Bike theft, an activity pursued by the scummiest of scum in our society. 8 times out of ten a bike thief will sliver into the shadows like the rodents they are, with your beloved bicycle in tow – never to be seen. But as lady karma would have it, once in a while a thief will fall victim to the error of their ways.

New weekly competitions on our Facebook page

New weekly competitions on our Facebook page

02.05.2014
By Cyclescheme

We love sending you our Newsletter every month but many Cycleschemers want more!

Cycle Commuter Issue 12 now available!

Cycle Commuter Issue 12 now available!

02.05.2014
By Cyclescheme

As well as covering the ins and outs of Cyclescheme, Issue 12 features news, reviews and essential commuting tips including: Bikes For All, 10 Commuting Commandments, Cycle Commuting for Beginners and the Cyclescheme Super Commuters.

Tickhill Grand Prix – ‘Rapid’ Richard Stoodley on the event’s rise to fame

Tickhill Grand Prix – ‘Rapid’ Richard Stoodley on the event’s rise to fame

01.05.2014
By Cyclescheme

The Tickhill Grand Prix has come a long way in a very short time. The small club from which it was born, Tickhill Velo, was only founded in September 2012, and with such a huge interest in the race’s first year, organiser Richard Stoodley is already looking at bigger things.

Bike Bath

Bike Bath

25.04.2014
By Cyclescheme

Cyclists descend on Bath in June for “more than just a bike ride” With 100 days to go until well over 1000 cyclists descend on Bath for its annual cycling weekend, the organisers have announced some of the features of what is becoming a cycling showcase in the UK’s favourite city as voted in the Guardian Reader’s Travel awards.

Get to know the Super Commuters

Get to know the Super Commuters

02.04.2014
By Cyclescheme

Last month we introduced you to our chosen 12 Super Commuters. Now, a month on we have a little more to share with you than just their lovely faces!

British Cycling: Nutrition for the working cyclist

British Cycling: Nutrition for the working cyclist

02.04.2014
By Cyclescheme

Commuting to and from work on your bike is an incredibly time efficient way to get your weekly miles in and, for many riders, it’s the only realistic option for fitting training around job and family commitments.

10 Nightrider™ places up for grabs

10 Nightrider™ places up for grabs

27.03.2014
By Cyclescheme

Night riding is becoming more and more popular. So what’s the attraction and how best to approach a night ride? See the Top 3 Tips for Night Riding from the organisers of Nightrider™ - the original London 100km charity night ride.

BikeWeek 2014

BikeWeek 2014

20.03.2014
By Cyclescheme

Bike Week is an annual opportunity to promote cycling, and show how cycling can easily be part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for everyone’.

Meet the Cyclescheme Super Commuters

Meet the Cyclescheme Super Commuters

07.03.2014
By Cyclescheme

Last month we started our search to find the UK's Super Commuters. We were looking for the passionate, committed people who take to their bikes everyday and fly the flag for cycle commuting. Now the time has come to introduce you to them.

British Cycling: How to lube your bike chain

British Cycling: How to lube your bike chain

05.03.2014
By Cyclescheme

Looking after your chain and the other transmission components that come with it - chain-rings, sprockets and jockey wheels - can be a contentious area within cycling with firmly held beliefs and long established ‘folklore' about the way it should be done.

Spin & Win with Spin LDN and tokyobike

Spin & Win with Spin LDN and tokyobike

27.02.2014
By Cyclescheme

Nestled in the heart of London's East End, Spin LDN showcases some of the most progressive and forward-thinking brands from across the globe and features a selection of handmade frames, emerging cycle fashion brands, off-the-peg bikes, accessories, cycle-wear and cyclic artwork.

Win over £500 worth of kit from Cube!

Win over £500 worth of kit from Cube!

16.02.2014
By Cyclescheme

We've teamed up with our good friends over at Cube to bring you a very special giveaway - the ultimate commuter gear giveaway! Read more to find out how you can bag yourself £500 worth of kit.

Are you a Super Commuter?

Are you a Super Commuter?

10.02.2014
By Cyclescheme

We're on the hunt for the UK's Super Commuters. If you think you’ve got what it takes, head over to our Facebook page and tell us why. Deadline for entries this Sunday 16th February.

British Cycling need your help!

British Cycling need your help!

09.02.2014
By Cyclescheme

British Cycling want to get more people riding their bikes to work. Consequently, they’d like your help in completing a quick commuting survey to find out more about what motivates existing commuters to cycle to work and what deters those that currently don't.

The BikeMiles® Endura Luminite Challenge!

The BikeMiles® Endura Luminite Challenge!

10.01.2014
By Cyclescheme

Our first BikeMiles® challenge of 2014! To kick things off, we’ve teamed up with Endura to give away a range of awesome Luminite prizes!

The Eastway Cycle Selfie

The Eastway Cycle Selfie

11.12.2013
By Cyclescheme

It's official; selfie is word of the year. To celebrate (or commiserate) we've teamed up with the lovely folk over at Eastway to bring you the Eastway Cycle Selfie where you can win an Eastway R4.0 worth £799!

Win a £500 Bonusbond Gift Card!

Win a £500 Bonusbond Gift Card!

30.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

Christmas is coming and we all know what a stressful time it can be. Dashing around trying to find perfect gifts for friends and family when everyone has such different tastes and interests, means that it can be hard to get it right!

Win 1 of 5 Timbuk2 prize bundles worth £200!

Win 1 of 5 Timbuk2 prize bundles worth £200!

29.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

Timbuk2 is a San Francisco original brand. Founded in a San Francisco garage in 1989 by a bike messenger named Rob Honeycutt, Timbuk2 have manufactured in the city’s Mission District ever since.

British Cycling: buying bike lights

British Cycling: buying bike lights

29.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

With the nights drawing in, if you’re still wanting to keep your mileage up, you’re probably going to need some bike lights. Fortunately modern LED and battery technology has seen the price and weight of lights fall but power and burn time soar.

British Cycling: how to beat the rain

British Cycling: how to beat the rain

04.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

True enough, it rains quite a lot in our green and pleasant land. However, with a bit of forward planning and some smart choices, you can ride to work and avoid sitting at your desk steaming and smelling like a compost heap. Here are our top tips for staying dry.

Win 1 of 3 Water off a Duck's Back coats

Win 1 of 3 Water off a Duck's Back coats

03.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

Water off a Duck's Back makes stylish cycle clothing for men and women. As well as being waterproof and breathable the coats also have hidden reflective panels to keep you visible after dark.

Win 1 of 3 Nightrider Rucksack & Triviz packs!

Win 1 of 3 Nightrider Rucksack & Triviz packs!

02.10.2013
By Cyclescheme

Proviz are the market leaders in high visibility sportswear and accessories. They design an innovative range of light-emitting safety products to help ensure cyclists are as visible as possible when out on the roads, especially when it is dark at night or in the early mornings.

Cycle to Work Day - the result!

Cycle to Work Day - the result!

25.09.2013
By Cyclescheme

As the dust settles on the UK’s biggest-ever Cycle to Work Day and we all settle back into our daily lives - which hopefully involve cycling to work - we wanted to take this opportunity to say a great big ‘thank you’ to everyone who took part and to let you all know how it went.

Win a Kindle Fire HD with Cycleguard!

Win a Kindle Fire HD with Cycleguard!

06.09.2013
By Cyclescheme

Making sure your trusty steed is properly insured is incredibly important when you’re a commuting cyclist. Specialist bike Insurance providers Cycleguard offer a flexible policy that can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.

Pledges win prizes with Cycle to Work Day

Pledges win prizes with Cycle to Work Day

03.09.2013
By Cyclescheme

Pledge to ride on September 12th and you'll be entered into a prize draw to win a huge array of prizes including a Raleigh Revenio 2 - it's a win-win!

Cycleshow 2013 - discount ticket offer!

Cycleshow 2013 - discount ticket offer!

02.09.2013
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition, is now three weeks away returning to Birmingham’s NEC on the 27th – 29th September with hundreds of premium bike and accessory brands. You can grab a sneak preview of the newest bikes and meet some of the biggest names in cycling.

British Cycling: prepare for Cycle to Work Day

British Cycling: prepare for Cycle to Work Day

30.08.2013
By Cyclescheme

Whether riding to work, to the shops or out with the kids there are some bits of kit that you shouldn’t leave home without. This month's British Cycling advice looks at top tips to prepare yourself for Cycle to Work Day.

British Cycling: Basic riding must haves

British Cycling: Basic riding must haves

02.08.2013
By Cyclescheme

Whether riding to work, to the shops or out with the kids there are some bits of kit that you shouldn’t leave home without. This month's British Cycling advice comes in the form of 'basic riding must haves'.

Win a Canon PowerShot SX500!

Win a Canon PowerShot SX500!

02.08.2013
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the UK’s biggest-ever national Cycle to Work Day on Thursday 12th September, we thought we’d whip up a bit of cycling excitement and ask you to help us shout about how fantastic getting out on your bike can be.

Cycleshow 2013 - discount offer!

Cycleshow 2013 - discount offer!

31.07.2013
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show, the UK’s number one cycling exhibition returns to Birmingham’s NEC on the 27th – 29th September with hundreds of premium bike and accessory brands. You can grab a sneak preview of the newest bikes and meet some of the biggest names in cycling.

Cycleshow 2013

Cycleshow 2013

04.07.2013
By Cyclescheme

After the busiest show in its twelve year history, the Cycle Show is all set to showcase hundreds of bike and accessory brands once again at the NEC this September.

Win £1000 to spend at Foffa bikes!

Win £1000 to spend at Foffa bikes!

02.07.2013
By Cyclescheme

Foffa bikes offer a bespoke service that allows you to create a bicycle as individual as you are. You can choose your own colour scheme, stunning accessories and even have the bike delivered right to your door.

Sky Ride

Sky Ride

01.07.2013
By Cyclescheme

Sky Rides are big, fun events that take over a town or city centre so lots of cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride safely together on a traffic-free route. They’re a great day out for families, with lots to do both on and off a bike.

The BikeMiles® Amazon Challenge - we did it!

The BikeMiles® Amazon Challenge - we did it!

07.06.2013
By Cyclescheme

The Amazon rainforest is (roughly) 6,000 miles away. Last month we challenged you all to get on your bike, log your journeys on BikeMiles® and collectively cycle to the Amazon 10 times. Well...we made it!

Getting more women cycling

Getting more women cycling

07.06.2013
By Cyclescheme

Over the last 4 years’ Team GB has enjoyed incredible success at both the Olympic and Paralympic games and female cyclists have garnered an astonishing number of medals, claimed countless titles and have raised the profile of women in sport exponentially.

Bike Bath 2013

Bike Bath 2013

06.06.2013
By Cyclescheme

Bike Bath returns on the 22nd and 23rd June 2013 to celebrate cycling in Bath with organised cycle rides of 20,30,60 and 100 miles as well as numerous cycling related fun and activities across the weekend.

Win a £500 Bonusbond Gift Card!

Win a £500 Bonusbond Gift Card!

06.06.2013
By Cyclescheme

Get your hands on £500 to spend in over 17,000 outlets nationwide. Bonusbonds can be spent on everything from high street shopping, restaurants, short breaks, life experiences and so much more!

The BikeMiles® Amazon Challenge - extended to 23rd May!

The BikeMiles® Amazon Challenge - extended to 23rd May!

05.05.2013
By Cyclescheme

This month we are challenging you to collectively ride to the Amazon rainforest and back 10 times in support of the Be The Start initiative. Thats a whopping 60,000 miles or 12,360 kg's of CO2! Find out how you can take part.

Commuter Gallery - winners revealed!

Commuter Gallery - winners revealed!

02.05.2013
By Cyclescheme

Last month we got a bit excited about the fact that Spring had officially sprung and so we challenged you all to get out on our your bikes, take a photo of your commute and share it with us. Now, we'd like to share the winners with you.

BikeWeek 2013

BikeWeek 2013

02.05.2013
By Cyclescheme

Last year the nation fell in love with cycling; with more of us than ever getting on our bikes, inspired by our Olympic heroes. In 2013, we’re encouraging people across the UK to get their bikes out of the shed and fall in love with cycling all over again by taking part in one of the hundreds of Bike Week events up and down the country.

Cycle Commuter Issue 10

Cycle Commuter Issue 10

02.05.2013
By Cyclescheme

The Spring/Summer 2013 edition of Cyclescheme's magazine for cycle commuters. News, kit, techniques, tips and more! Plus, find out how why Dame Sarah Storey is working with Cyclescheme to help get more people on bikes!

Cyclescheme & Sarah Storey

Cyclescheme & Sarah Storey

01.05.2013
By Cyclescheme

Ditch the car, tear up the bus pass and join the cycling revolution. #challengeyourself

Commuter Gallery - win an iPad Mini!

Commuter Gallery - win an iPad Mini!

05.04.2013
By Cyclescheme

To mark the start of British Summer Time we want you to share your commuting photos with us. Take part in our #commutergallery

BikeMiles® Altura Equipment Étape

BikeMiles® Altura Equipment Étape

01.03.2013
By Cyclescheme

In our second BikeMiles® challenge of the year we have teamed up with Altura and Cateye to offer Cycleschemers the chance to win one of 35 prizes worth in excess of £2,500. We are once again challenging you to log as many commuting journeys as you can in a two-week period. The promotion will run from Monday 11th to Friday 24th March 2013.

Win 1 of 3 RoadHawk Ride cameras!

Win 1 of 3 RoadHawk Ride cameras!

01.03.2013
By Cyclescheme

1 in 3 cycling accidents occur at road junctions and roundabouts. Provide high definition video evidence in the event of a road traffic accident with the RoadHawk Ride loop recording bullet camera.

Win 1 of 100 Pairs of Specialized Tyres

Win 1 of 100 Pairs of Specialized Tyres

23.02.2013
By Cyclescheme

No matter what you crave - the road sprint for the finish line, epic weekends trail riding with the crew, cross racing whatever the weather, or track racing at the velodrome - the right tyre for your bike is waiting for you.

BikeMiles® January Journey Challenge - the results!

BikeMiles® January Journey Challenge - the results!

31.01.2013
By Cyclescheme

Last month we set a challenge for all you Cycleschemers – the BikeMiles® January Journey Challenge. Click here to find out who won!

Win 1 of 6 Birzman Zacoo Maha II track pumps!

Win 1 of 6 Birzman Zacoo Maha II track pumps!

31.01.2013
By Cyclescheme

Accessories manufacturer Birzman has unveiled a range of new floor pumps with some nifty-looking new features. Floor pumps have been around for so long that you wouldn't think there was much you could do to improve the basic design, but we like the look of these.

Bike Bath 2013

Bike Bath 2013

30.01.2013
By Cyclescheme

A weekend of cycling activities in and around the beautiful city of Bath

Five Nightrider™ London Places Up For Grabs!

Five Nightrider™ London Places Up For Grabs!

29.01.2013
By Cyclescheme

Nightrider™ London is back for 2013. The 100km moonlit ride past the iconic sights of London is set to raise £2 million in one night!

BikeMiles® January Journey Challenge

BikeMiles® January Journey Challenge

14.01.2013
By Cyclescheme

This January we are challenging all you Cycleschemers to make the most of your commute and earn some exclusive rewards whilst you do it. In conjunction with BikeMiles® we’ve teamed up with Merida Bikes, iGo Bike Gift Vouchers and Primera to offer you a fantastic array of prizes to make your January commute that little bit more exciting. The promotion will run from Monday 14th, until Friday 25th January 2013.

Win 1 of 5 Altura Night Vision Evo jackets!

Win 1 of 5 Altura Night Vision Evo jackets!

30.11.2012
By Cyclescheme

Altura is the number 1 apparel and luggage brand for UK cycling. Led by a team of enthusiastic cyclists, Altura has grown rapidly through continuous research and development combined with a real passion for the sport. A wide range of apparel caters for all types of riders, from everyday commuters to hardcore trail riders and race ready roadies, with a fantastic selection of colours and styles throughout.

Win Specialized winter riding kit worth over £2,000!

Win Specialized winter riding kit worth over £2,000!

29.11.2012
By Cyclescheme

One lucky person will ride away with your choice of kit from our 2013-product range depending on whether you're a Roadie or a Mountain Biker. The Tarmac or the Camber? – It’s a tough decision, but one we're sure you'll be happy to make.

British Cycling membership - the perfect gift for any cyclist!

British Cycling membership - the perfect gift for any cyclist!

27.11.2012
By Cyclescheme

If you’re looking for a present for a cycling-mad friend or family member then British Cycling membership is the perfect gift this Christmas.

Win one of three Proviz rucksack and light combos!

Win one of three Proviz rucksack and light combos!

25.10.2012
By Cyclescheme

To celebrate the launch of their new website, Nightrider product range and unique Triviz light pack, Proviz have put together 3 prize packs for 3 lucky Cyclescheme winners. Each one will include the brand new hi-viz Nightrider rucksack (RRP 39.99) and a Triviz light pack (RRP 34.99) that is compatible with all the products in the Nightrider range.

Dartmoor Classic 2013

Dartmoor Classic 2013

24.10.2012
By Cyclescheme

The Dartmoor Classic 2013 Cyclosportive offers you a choice of two routes, 104 Miles (166 km) and 65 miles (104 Km). Both routes will start and finish at the new Welcome Village, located at Exeter Racecourse, Newton Abbot. TQ12 3AF. Full details for the new routes for this year will be published on our 'Routes' page once they have been confirmed.

Win a year's supply of nuun, the original hydration tab

Win a year's supply of nuun, the original hydration tab

28.09.2012
By Cyclescheme

Whether you’re cycling to work or out on a long weekend ride, you need to stay hydrated. It’s not as easy as it sounds as water doesn’t put back everything you lose. By not replacing the right electrolytes (mainly sodium but also potassium) it can be hard to concentrate, and you may suffer from fatigue and muscle cramps.

Cycle Commuter Issue 9 hits the shelves!

Cycle Commuter Issue 9 hits the shelves!

25.09.2012
By Cyclescheme

Ever wondered what type of bike is right for you? Or maybe you're just unsure what accessories you can get through your Cyclescheme application? Issue 9 of Cycle Commuter is packed with ideas, tips and tricks to keep you pedalling right through the winter months.

Don't miss the 2012 Cycle Show!

Don't miss the 2012 Cycle Show!

25.09.2012
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show opens on Friday 28th September and runs until Sunday 30th . Don't miss out on test riding the very latest bikes on one of our five test tracks to suit all ages and abilities.

Win a Fast4ward Peak worth £999!

Win a Fast4ward Peak worth £999!

30.08.2012
By Cyclescheme

Hero Eco are a leading $6bn manufacturer of two wheel vehicles and produce a bicycle every 9 seconds. With a German design team and high performance propulsions systems, Hero Eco produce some of the best electric bicycles available. The Hero products are marketed in over 80 countries around the globe servicing over 7,500 retail outlets.

Don't miss the UK's #1 Cycle Show!

Don't miss the UK's #1 Cycle Show!

28.08.2012
By Cyclescheme

For three days the show will play host to the world’s best known cycling brands. Visitors will be able to grab a sneak preview of the very latest bikes, accessories and fashions for the year ahead.

Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines

Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines

21.08.2012
By Cyclescheme

You’ve got your bike, you’re getting fit and you can’t get enough of riding – sound familiar? If so, then it’s time to take your riding to the next level by taking on the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines. Taking place on the 7th October 2012, the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines is a 78 mile cycling event which takes place on completely closed roads. Yep, that’s right, no stubborn motorists cutting you up, no breathing in fumes from a buses exhaust, and certainly no traffic lights – just 3,000 fellow riders, amazing scenery and an atmosphere to match.

Cycleshow 2012: special Cyclescheme discount!

Cycleshow 2012: special Cyclescheme discount!

27.07.2012
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show will return to the NEC, Birmingham on 28th – 30th September 2012 with heavy-weight bike brands, such as Specialized, Trek and Madison, joining the line up from last year.

Cyclescheme's Laurence Boon named in BikeBiz 30 under 30

Cyclescheme's Laurence Boon named in BikeBiz 30 under 30

23.07.2012
By Cyclescheme

July saw industry trade publication, BikeBiz, name the 30 rising stars of the bike trade under 30 years of age. Laurence Boon, Relationship Manager for Cyclescheme's suppliers and Partner Stores beat off the competition to secure a place in this coveted list.

Cycling Expo to be held on Olympic Road Race Weekend overlooking Box Hill

Cycling Expo to be held on Olympic Road Race Weekend overlooking Box Hill

01.07.2012
By Cyclescheme

Taking place on the 27/28/29th July, the event, free for the public, is adjacent the A24 and overlooking Box Hill. The venue, Denbies Vineyard, is a popular tourist attraction in its own right. There will be the large BBC live feed screen, food and drink concessions and the usual Festival amenities. As well as showing the whole of the Olympic Road Race live on the big screen, visitors can see the race go past the bottom of the venue along the A24.

Win a Specialized Tarmac Comp, plus lots more!

Win a Specialized Tarmac Comp, plus lots more!

25.06.2012
By Cyclescheme

Specialized have teamed up with RoadCyclingUK to create a Fantasy Tour de France league game! In RoadCyclingUK Fantasy Tour de France, you’re the director sportif of your own cycling team and must guide your elite squad through the gruelling climbs and frantic sprints that make up the Tour de France.

Win 1 of 3 Proviz helmet & rucksack packs!

Win 1 of 3 Proviz helmet & rucksack packs!

23.04.2012
By Cyclescheme

Proviz provides the ultimate range of hi-visibility sporting accessories to keep you safe and visible on the road all year round. Not only do Proviz products include all the usual reflective material but they also include their own unique light-emitting systems to ensure you are visible to the traffic at all times, especially when it is dark.

Nightrider™ – Sign Up NOW for 100km Moonlit London Charity Ride

Nightrider™ – Sign Up NOW for 100km Moonlit London Charity Ride

28.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

Don’t miss one of the most exciting London cycle events this summer – Nightrider™ a thrilling 100km moonlit ride! While the capital sleeps 3000 Nightriders will raise £1 million in one night!

Cyclescheme and British Cycling join forces

Cyclescheme and British Cycling join forces

27.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

With the weather improving, the clocks changing and an exciting summer of cycling just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to get on your bike. And now Cyclescheme and British Cycling have joined forces to make it even easier to take to the saddle.

Bikecation

Bikecation

20.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

Ernest Hemingway wrote, ‘It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.’ Now there's a stress-free way of enjoying a holiday by bike - just let Bikecation do the work!

Win a Pinnacle Lithium Four Bike and kit worth over £600!

Win a Pinnacle Lithium Four Bike and kit worth over £600!

15.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

With big wheels and an attitude, the Lithium is a fast and light weight city ride with a heavyweight character. To be in with a chance of winning one, along with a great selection of kit - check out this months' competition!

Free ABUS guide to urban cycle safety and security

Free ABUS guide to urban cycle safety and security

14.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

Your guide to urban cycle safety & security from ABUS, the No 1 in urban security. With more sold secure rated products than any other brand, ABUS offer market leading security solutions along with a wide range of cycle helmets. Read this informative leaflet for advice on locking your bike and fitting your helmet to ensure you are safe and your bike is secure at all times!

Bespoked Bristol

Bespoked Bristol

08.03.2012
By Cyclescheme

The UK Handmade Bicycle Show returns to Bristol on 23rd March. Over 70 leading independent makers from the UK, Italy, Japan, France, USA and Germany will descend on Brunel’s Old Station to showcase some of the most beautiful and desirable cycles on Earth.

Win 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako Combo’ light packs!

Win 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako Combo’ light packs!

23.02.2012
By Cyclescheme

This months' competition gives you the chance to get your hands on 1 of 5 NiteRider ‘Mako’ Combo’ packs worth £45 (including both a Mako and CherryBomb).

Proviz competition - get your hands on £100 worth of kit!

Proviz competition - get your hands on £100 worth of kit!

27.10.2011
By Cyclescheme

With the clocks going back at the end of October, cycling accessory company Proviz has expanded it’s revolutionary range of light-emitting products to ensure that cyclists are as visible as possible on the roads this winter. Enter our competition to bag yourself a Saturn Helmet and hi-viz light-emitting rucksack worth £100!

Issue 7 of Cycle Commuter hits the shelves!

Issue 7 of Cycle Commuter hits the shelves!

20.10.2011
By Cyclescheme

Issue 7 of our fantastic magazine, Cycle Commuter has finally arrived! Flick through the magazine online right from our website, or look out for print copies in bike shops and in your staff room.

Win 1 of 85 Bike Shepherd ID tags worth £10!

Win 1 of 85 Bike Shepherd ID tags worth £10!

01.10.2011
By Cyclescheme

Ever had that horrible sinking feeling when you go to unlock your bike to find someone has beaten you to it? Bike Shepherd is a free, global anti-theft bicycle service that uses mobile phones, scannable QR code tags and social media to fight bike theft. So why not register online today?

The Nottingham Life Cycle - over £200k raised so far!

The Nottingham Life Cycle - over £200k raised so far!

15.09.2011
By Cyclescheme

The University of Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway, led a team of colleagues as they cycled more than 1,000 gruelling miles from John O'Groats to Land's End over 14 days to raise money for the Sue Ryder Care Centre based at the University.

Cycle Show 2011 announce brand new Mountain Bike Demo Track

Cycle Show 2011 announce brand new Mountain Bike Demo Track

14.09.2011
By Cyclescheme

Organisers of the Cycle Show have just announced an exciting new Outdoor Mountain Bike Demo Track for visitors to the 2011 event, sponsored by Dare 2b.

The Prostate Cancer Charity: Tour Ride 2011

The Prostate Cancer Charity: Tour Ride 2011

24.08.2011
By Cyclescheme

The Prostate Cancer Charity is urging people across the UK to get on their bikes and take on one of its ‘Tour Rides’. The Charity launched the events, which offer the opportunity to ride in ‘the tracks of the pros’ on an official stage of The Tour of Britain, three years ago, and they have gone from strength to strength...

Shine, Cyclist, Shine – win 1 of 4 Endura Luminite Jackets worth £84.99!

Shine, Cyclist, Shine – win 1 of 4 Endura Luminite Jackets worth £84.99!

24.08.2011
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme have teamed up with Endura to give away four Luminite jackets worth £84.99!

Cycle Show 2011 set to be best yet (+ discounted tickets)

Cycle Show 2011 set to be best yet (+ discounted tickets)

23.08.2011
By Cyclescheme

The Cycle Show is back for 2011 and celebrating its 10th birthday this year, at its new home at the NEC, Birmingham.

Cycle Show: 30 Sept – 2 Oct 2011. Halls 9-11. NEC Birmingham

Cycle Show: 30 Sept – 2 Oct 2011. Halls 9-11. NEC Birmingham

25.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

Book your show ticket to win a cycling experience with TdF rider Geraint Thomas.

Like us on Facebook and win £100 worth of prizes!

Like us on Facebook and win £100 worth of prizes!

21.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

Become our 1,000th 'like' on our Facebook page and reap the rewards! Over £100 worth of goodies including Cyclescheme freebies, the highly sought after Cycloc and a £20 iGo gift voucher! All that for just clicking the 'like' button!

H2 Bike Run discount for Cycleschemers

H2 Bike Run discount for Cycleschemers

18.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

A commuter club for cyclists & runners in the heart of Soho. H2 offers extensive changing areas with 1,198 lockers, 39 showers, a 240 space bike park, a gym area, sports massage and SPIN® studio.

Cyclescheme Competition - Win 1 of 10 free Squire Snaploks

Cyclescheme Competition - Win 1 of 10 free Squire Snaploks

11.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme and Squire have teamed up to offer 10 lucky website visitors the chance to secure their bike with the UK’s highest security rated combination cycle lock yet.

The Nottingham Life Cycle

The Nottingham Life Cycle

06.07.2011
By Cyclescheme

The University of Nottingham’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway, will lead the Nottingham Life Cycle, in which he and a team of colleagues will cycle more than 1,000 gruelling miles over 13 days to raise money for a vital cause – the University’s Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care.

Cycle Show 2011 - Olympic ambassador, discount tickets & news

Cycle Show 2011 - Olympic ambassador, discount tickets & news

30.06.2011
By Cyclescheme

Olympic Gold Medallist Geraint Thomas MBE has been announced as the Cycle Show ambassador.

London to Brighton 2011

London to Brighton 2011

28.06.2011
By Cyclescheme

Team Cyclescheme took on the London to Brighton bike ride on Sunday 19th June to help raise money for the British Heart Foundation. We enjoyed ourselves so much, we though we'd share our experience with you!

I'm all about the bike, and the bike is all about me

I'm all about the bike, and the bike is all about me

14.06.2011
By Cyclescheme

Last month’s newsletter saw us launch a competition to get your hands on a signed copy of Robert Penn’s best-selling book, 'It’s All About The Bike'. We caught up with Rob to help us pick the winners, and to talk all things cycling.

Bespoked Bristol - Show info and Frame Building Competition

Bespoked Bristol - Show info and Frame Building Competition

01.06.2011
By Cyclescheme

Looking for something cycle-centric to do on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of June? Bristol, the countries first cycling city plays host to it's annual boutique bike fair.

Bike Week

Bike Week

22.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Get involved with the UK’s biggest cycling event this June

The Toshiba Windsor Triathlon - 12th June 2011

The Toshiba Windsor Triathlon - 12th June 2011

20.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Specialized are delighted to announce their association with The Toshiba Windsor Triathlon 2011 as the ‘Official Bike Supplier’.

Cyclescheme Competition - Win 1 of 4 Free Cycloc's

Cyclescheme Competition - Win 1 of 4 Free Cycloc's

18.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Award winning bike storage up for grabs (competition ends June 30th 2011)

Scott champion women’s cycling

Scott champion women’s cycling

11.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Cyclescheme and Scott both actively encourage women to adopt cycling.

It's All About The Bike - 10 copies to give away!

It's All About The Bike - 10 copies to give away!

09.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Win a copy of the fantastic 'It's All About The Bike' by Robert Penn, courtesy of the lovely people at Penguin.

Charity Cycle Challenge

Charity Cycle Challenge

04.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

Turn just one cycle ride into a fundraiser for national charity, the Willow Foundation and help improve the quality of life for seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds.

How cycling will improve your life

How cycling will improve your life

04.05.2011
By Cyclescheme

A bike isn’t just a mode of transport – it’s a life-changing machine.

Cycle to Fitness

Cycle to Fitness

30.04.2011
By Cyclescheme

10 reasons why getting on your bike will keep you healthy.