From bike vouchers, to training bursaries - if you’re experiencing barriers to cycling, we can help

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Our cycling support

Are you struggling to progress on your cycling journey? We reach out to funders so more people can access our services. If you’re experiencing financial hardship, the cost-of-living crisis, or other barriers to cycling, this page is for you.

What’s on offer

Due to the nature of charitable funding, our offer can vary. Find out what's currently available below.

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Who can apply?

Read the eligibility criteria below to check if you qualify.

Wheels to Work

The Wheels to Work scheme offers the following discounts:

  1. £150 off a refurbished bike.
  2. £80 off a bike service.
  3. Free Beginners Bike Maintenance course.

To claim your discount you must be:

  • A Bristol resident
  • Aged 16 or over
  • Seeking work, or
  • Starting a new job, training course, work placement or apprenticeship.

Apply via Wheels to Work.

You should hear back within a week or so.

Free Dr Bike

Travelwest is offering a free Dr Bike Service at our Bristol Hub.

Open to anyone living, working or studying in Bristol.

Our mechanics will offer appropriate repairs, such as:

  • Replacing inner tubes
  • Adjusting/replacing brake cables and/or brake blocks
  • Adjusting gear cables/indexing
  • Adjusting handlebars or saddle
  • Lubricating working parts
  • Inflating tyres

Apply via Travel Offers Survey.

Once your application has been approved, a member of our team will be in touch.

Need support beyond cycling and bikes?

Visit the turn2us website.

Apply now

Before applying, please check the eligibility criteria.