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Welcome to Cyclescheme

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How the Cycle to Work scheme will save you money

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How Cyclescheme works, who’s eligible to take part, and how you go about getting the bike

Issue #17

Why getting a bike through your employer makes a whole lot of sense

F E AT U R E S

BIKE ROUND-UPS

Traffic light tactics 16

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Skills to help you go with the flow

How to: minimise your load

Carry less, enjoy the ride more

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How to: set up your online purchase 27 Saved even more money by buying a bike online? Chances are it’ll need tweaking…

Counting down

From buying your bike, to leaving the house: follow this countdown to a smooth first commute

All year long

Become a seasoned commuter and cycle to work 12 months of the year

The Cyclescheme 7: Beto Montejo

Beto became a Bromptoneer and hasn’t looked back

My Cyclescheme

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38 Road bikes with disc brakes

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Entry-level e-bikes

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Town bikes

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Drop bar road bikes are great for fast commutes, but you also want reliable stopping whatever the weather You can buy a bike through Cyclescheme for more than £1,000, and here are three to look at if you want to go down the electric avenue

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Sit up and enjoy the ride as you coast past the traffic jams…

TOP PRODUCTS & ESSENTIAL KIT

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Stuff

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Lycra-free lady

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Waterproofs

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Locks

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Panniers

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The best gear for your commute and beyond Get kitted out for your commute without going skintight

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Go online to get more from Cyclescheme

From lightweight packables for a summer shower, to mid-winter heavyweights

Now you’ve got your bike, don’t let anyone steal it

Cyclescheme is part of the Grass Roots Group Published for Cyclescheme by Farrelly Atkinson www.f-at.co.uk Prices correct at time of going to press. E&OE. All content © Cyclescheme 2016

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