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Plenty of prizes available for both retailers and customers for Local Bike Shop Day

As a special thank you to the shops and customers participating in this year's eventa number of the campaign's supporters are arranging competitions and discounts.

9 Mar 2022, more…

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3 Mar 2022, more…

Going to the Cycle Show? Learn technical tips with seminars presented by Cytech experts - stand G531

Cytech are attending the Cycle Show and will be demonstrating key practices in bike maintenance that are useful for both the trade and...

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New Scottish Government Vision on Electric Vehicles

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27 Jan 2022, more…

Begin your Cytech journey now with Theory One from just £41.67

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Applications for additional Apprenticeship incentives open

Applicationsfor the Government's latest additional incentive payment of £3,000 opentoday (11 January 2022) for employers who have hired an apprentice(s) over the winter.

11 Jan 2022, more…

Plenty of prizes available for both retailers and customers for Local Bike Shop Day

Posted on 9 Mar 2022

In celebration of Local Bike Shop Day 2022, a number of the campaign's supporters are arranging competitions and discounts as a special thank you to the shops and customers participating in this year's event!

As more supporting organisations continue to get on board as we draw closer to Local Bike Shop Day, we expect this list of prizes and discounts on offer to increase further still. Keep checking back to our compeititions and prizes page here for updates.

 

For customers

Vote LBSD votefor your Local Bike Shop and win £200 worth of vouchers!

When voting for your favourite bike shop on the 'Find a Shop' page your email address will be entered into a prize draw and could be chosen at random to win £200 worth of vouchers at freewheel.co.uk! Read competition T&Cs here.

Spend with Cyclescheme and win a £250 voucher

On Local Bike Shop Day 4 lucky customers that purchase a bike through Cyclescheme will be awarded a £250 cycling voucher for the store they collect the bike from! All customers need to do to be eligible is redeem a certificate on the 30th April 2022. Read competition T&Cs here.

15% off Freewheel

Freewheel are also offering customers 15% off from now until midnight 1st May with the code: LOCAL-BIKE-SHOP-DAY-22. Read competition T&Cs here.

£50 off Cytech Theory one!

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians is offering £50 off Cytech Theory one for the week of Local Bike Shop Day!

The course will take you through learning about key topics such as Torque, Lubrication, Tyres and tubes and safety checks to name a few, giving you a firm foundation before moving onto the practical courses.

 

For retailers

Encourage your customers to vote for you and win £200 worth of vouchers!

Have you signed up for Local Bike Shop Day 2022? If so, your shop will be listed under the 'Find a Shop' section on the Local Bike Shop Day website.

From here it's up to you to spread your shop's listing far and wide and encourage all of your customers - old and new - to vote for your bike shop to win!

The bike shop that has attained the most voted by midnight 1st May will be gifted £200 worth of vouchers at freewheel.co.uk! Read competition T&Cs here.

Get your hands on a free retailer pack!

The first few hundred retailers to sign up on the Local Bike Shop Day website will receive a physical pack in the post to help them promote their business on the day and drive footfall into their store. This will include a poster, door stickers and flyers.

Sign up now at localbikeshopday.co.uk/sign-up-now to get yours.

Win a staff night out!

In addition to the packs, Cyclescheme are funding a staff night out worth up to £150 for 6 lucky IBDs. All participating stores need to do is shout about Local Bike Shop Day and Cyclescheme via social media - the most engaging and vocal stores will be awarded a restaurant choice gift card to use at a local restaurant! Read competition T&Cs here.