Cyclists can now get a free £50 voucher to help fix their bikes during lockdown.
The initiative is part of the government’s obesity strategy which was announced on Monday amid growing evidence of a link between obesity and an increased risk from Covid-19.
The vouchers would typically cover the bill for a standard service and the replacement of a basic component such as an inner tube or cable.
Bike owners in England can visit the Energy Saving Trust’s website and register to get a free £50 voucher, the Energy Saving Trust will then email you a code, which you can either show on your phone or print out and give to the retailer. As Number 10 anticipates the scheme will be popular, only 50,000 are being released this evening and the rest will be put …
I have got my bike lights ready and will be braving the cold as I cycle to the gym…feel safer than walking when it’s dark.
With this in mind, Aldi’s winter cycling range has caught my eye. In stores from today and as always available while stocks last. From clothing and accessories, to gadgets and shoes, there’s everything you need to keep warm and perform like a pro.
Serious cyclists will love the Performance Cycling Jersey (£17.99) – great for layering and keeping you warm whilst on the go. Breathable Performance Cycling Bib Pants (£29.99) are also in store, featuring a glow-in-the-dark design and a zip garage for a comfortable cycle. The range also includes an high quality Performance Cycling Jacket (£29.99) featuring a stand-up collar for added warmth and reflective detail for enhanced visibility …