Posted by Shift Cycle Wear on 3/2/2013
The biggest providers of Cycle to Work have joint notes to get a 7.9% overall increase in the statistics taking up Cycle to Work in 2012, compared with 2011.
The Cycle to Work Alliance (Cyclescheme, Cycle Solutions, Evans Cycles and Halfords) explained that 2012 saw over 86,000 new cyclists traveling to work by bicycle, exceeding the comparative figure for 2011.
HMRC has explained direction governing the Cycle to Work structure and confirmed that riders can get safety gears and fittings without including a bike in their application.
The normal perimeter of $1500 will apply to ‘safety equipment only’ packages, with a $150 minimum.
The Government's Cycle to Work system has been broadly look upon as an important driving force behind the growth of bicycle industry in recent years, it also motivate travelers to use their bicycles rather than their cars.
As per Daniel Gillborn, Director Cycle scheme, there are nearly 80% of riders get a bicycle through the scheme only once. Offering “safety equipment only’ package will help to ensure participants have a safe, comfortable and enjoyable commute.
Independent bicycle dealers will also get the benefit too, as the potential for repeat business, up selling and improved customer loyalty looks set to increase as customers return to stores looking to obtain safety equipment only packages worth up to $1500