KEY WORKER CYCLE SCHEME

We have now reached 500 applications for the £50 Cycle Repair Vouchers. Whilst we are delighted by this incredible take up, we will now be putting applications on hold until further notice. If you have missed out this time, please still complete the Survey Monkey form, as we may be able to reopen applications soon.

Are you a key worker? Do you want to find a cheap, easy and healthy way to travel to work whilst keeping to government social distancing guidelines?

We’re introducing a new Key Worker Cycle Scheme to support you to start cycling to work.

Free Bike Loan: Don’t have a bike? You can get a free bike loan, for a month, with an option to renew each month. A helmet and lock are included and some suppliers will also include delivery. To apply for a bike loan please see the Isle of Wight map below and contact the bike hire company nearest to where you live.

Free £50 Cycle Voucher: Have a bike but it needs repairing? You can receive a free £50 cycle repair voucher which can be used at participating Isle of Wight suppliers. To apply for a voucher please click here to complete our Survey Monkey form. The vouchers can be used in any of the following participating cycle suppliers:

1) Wight Cycle Works, Yarmouth, 01983 761800, website

2) Sean the Cyclist (repairs only), Cowes, 07792 088246, website

3) Island Bikeworks (repairs only - mobile/delivery service available), Newport, 07926523453, website

4) TAV Cycles, Ryde, 01983 812989website (opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

5) Adrian's Bikeshop, Freshwater, 01983 755007, website

6) Wight Mountain, Newport, 01983 520530, website

7) Al's Bikes, Sandown, 07962373277, website

8) Wightbike Eco Solutions, Merstone, 01983 303322, website

- Please call suppliers in advance to discuss what services you require:

The Key Worker Cycle Scheme will help give you the confidence to cycle to work whilst following social distancing guidelines and keeping yourself both physically and mentally healthy. We are here to support key workers during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Please contact the bike hire supplier which is most local to where you live. Select the arrow on the map to see which supplier to contact if you live in Newport.

- Live in the yellow area? Please contact: Wight Cycle Hire (delivery available), Yarmouth, 01983 761800, website

- Live in the green area? Please contact: RouteFifty7 (delivery available), Shanklin, 07491000057, website

- Live in Ryde? Please contact: TAV Cycles (collection only), Ryde, 01983 812989website (opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

Terms and Conditions:

  • Bike loans and vouchers are valid until 30 June 2020.

  • Each vouchers may be redeemed at one of the participating suppliers only. If you do not use the full £50, the remaining amount cannot be used elsewhere.

  • Vouchers must be handed to the supplier for completion when receiving services/goods.

  • In participating in the scheme, the participant agrees to take part in a future evaluation and monitoring survey.

  • All bike loans and vouchers subject to availability.

  • Voucher supports first £50 of repairs. Anything in excess of this will be paid by the participant.

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For all enquiries contact your Active Travel Officer at the Isle of Wight Council: brock.rogers@iow.gov.uk

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