Research has found that cycling staff equate to better business - increased productivity, improved health and fitness, reduced stress levels and better punctuality.
So for organisations the adoption of a cycle-centric approach to staff travel can provide a number of key benefits, such as:
We all know how important sustainability is. Global warming and escalating CO2 emissions added to the rising cost and diminishing reserves of fuel all point to changes being needed in our travel habits. Luckily these changes can be made in simple ways resulting in many positive effects.
Whether the aim is to increase cycling for commuting to work or as a form of transport for work related journeys during the day, BikeRight! can enable employers to implement the values and benefits of cycling, offer encouragement and actively promote cycling among ones workforce.
By working in partnership with organisations and Cycle to Work scheme facilitators, we add value by providing all or some of the following services:
The BikeRight! consultation programme offers a ‘one stop shop’ approach to cycling, from developing safe routes between offices, depots and other facilities to marketing support and help to maximise uptake of cycle schemes. We can also advise in travel plans and infrastructure development.
BikeRight!s professional instructors will assess the current competence of individuals on a one-to-one or group basis and then provide suitable training plans to give them the skills and confidence to carry out commuter journeys. See our cycle training page for more information.
Half day or full day cycling road show at your workplace featuring a selection of events, challenges, bikes and friendly advice. Click here for more details.
Our on-site commuter maintenance courses typically last for half a day and cover the basic skills required to handle most road-side repairs. We also run weekend maintenance courses in Manchester – click here for more.
Organisations can purchase a fleet of suitable bikes and equipment through us at significant discounts. We then provide training, regular maintenance and can also offer finance for larger orders.
BikeRight! have a number of services designed with adult cyclists in mind, specifically aimed at commuters who want support, impartial advice and cycle skills training:
Our adult cycle training is based upon the National Cycle Training Standards and is delivered by qualified, experienced instructors. See here for details
Our Freewheeling courses are free if you fulfill the eligibility criteria – dates and booking information can be found here
We run regular weekend bike maintenance courses in Manchester and Liverpool which cover basic, intermediate and advanced levels. Check here for dates, prices and booking
If you fancy something more adventurous then why not take a look at our mountain biking skills courses. Designed for groups of 6 to 24 we provide instructors, bikes, fun, mud and more. More details here
We also have a portable mountain bike skills course that comes in a van! Check it out!
Matt Walklett, Instructor Trainer