Take to two wheels for Cycle to
Cycle to work on
Wednesday 15 August 2018 and join the UK’s biggest bike commuting event.
All you need to
take part is a bicycle and the desire to ride. You can go solo or organise an
event for you and your colleagues.
The event, which
is run by Cyclescheme, is free and open to riders of all abilities so anyone
can join in. Those taking part can pledge how many miles they will ride at www.cycletoworkday.com, with the added
motivation of a chance to win prizes.
inspired to take up cycling to work full-time, there is also the opportunity to
get discounts on new bicycles and equipment.
Rowland, local GP and Chair of NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group says: “Cycling to work is
a great way to fit a little exercise into your daily routine. Joining in this
event could be just the kickstart you need to make cycling part of your daily
“As well as
improving your fitness, physical activity is also good for your mental
wellbeing; evidence shows that it can help protect people against anxiety.”
an employee benefit scheme that saves you 25% to 39% on your bike and
accessories, and allows you to spread the cost through salary sacrifice in a
tax efficient way.
There are a range of local cycle schemes provided by Lewisham council such as free cycle lessons, cycle loan scheme, cycle maintenance courses and cycle storage for hire. To find out
more about the Cyclescheme, visit www.cyclescheme.co.uk