COVID-19 Cycling information and guidance
Cycling for Key Workers - Sustrans website with information about local and national schemes to help keyworkers get to and from work and stay fit
Government Guidance - The latest updates and link to current information around Coronavirus
Cycling Uk - Stay up to date with the latest cycling news
British Cycling - Information about elite level and mass participation
Bikeability - The scheme that would usually take place via local schools. If you would like to help your children become more road aware and safer on their bikes, check out these videos from Bikeability Scotland for levels 1 & 2
Harborough Cycling Routes
There is also Cycle route 50 which runs near Lutterworth from North to South.
Visit: Sustrans for the National Cycling Network
British Cycling for routes and more cycling information
Bike Shops and servicing
George Halls Cycle Centre - 10 - 12 Northampton Road, Market Harborough, Leics, LE16 9HE
Call: 01858 465507
Lutterworth Cycle Centre - 1A George Street, Lutterworth, Leics, LE17 4EG
Call: 01455 559309
Speedhub Triathlon and Bike store - Unit 9, St John's Business Park, Rugby Road, Lutterworth, Leics, LE17 4HB
Call: 01455 558951
Halfords - Rockingham Road, Market Harborough, Leics, LE16 7QE
Call: 01858 412130
All of the independent stores listed above also have Facebook pages
Want to look after your bike? Check out this video from Global Cycling Network (GCN) They have a whole series of helpful videos around bike maintenance, top riding tips.etc
Electric Bikes (e-bikes)
E-bikes are a great way to get around efficiency to visit the shops or commute to work. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and do more 'Active Travelling' try cycling on a push bike or splash out on an e-bike.
The Midland Electric Bike Centre is located in Leicester City Centre. They are currently only contactable via email for servicing and for purchasing e-bikes and accessories during the covid-19 pandemic, however they are providing an efficient service to work as near to 'business as usual' as much as possible.
Check out their website here: https://ebike-centres.co.uk
Cycle to work schemes
What are they? It is an employee benefit that saves you 25-39% on a bike and accessories You pay nothing upfront and the payments are taken tax efficiently from your salary by your employer.
It enables you to buy a bike and accessories and pay the money back gradually - while you enjoy the benefits of active travel.
Ask your employer if they are part of any of the schemes.
Cycle to work - The Uk's most popular provider of Cycle to work schemes
Bike2work - The largest Independent provider of Cycle to work schemes
Watch this video for more information