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Covid-19 Bike Support for Key Workers

Bike organisations across Edinburgh and the Lothians, including Spokes, are stepping up to help NHS and other key workers get to work by bike – the offers and support that we know of are listed in this article.

Spokes support for Covid-19 key workers

GETTING BIKES TO KEY WORKERS

Spokes is donating £1000 each to The Bike Station and to Bridge8Hub, who are setting up schemes to loan or donate bikes to NHS and other key workers in Edinburgh and the Lothians. See below for details and contacts. The Spokes donations will be used to buy locks to go with the bikes and/or to help the schemes in any other way. Spokes is able to do this thanks to many kind donations from our members (and the fact that we have no staff!)

SPOKES MAPS OFFER FOR KEY WORKERS

Spokes maps are a great way to find nicer routes to work or for local leisure. Normal shop price £6.95, but we will send maps post-free to NHS and all other key workers for £5. Initially we can only take orders by post, not online. Please include a sentence or two about your role.

Orders to: SPOKES, St. Martin’s Centre, 232 Dalry Road, Edinburgh EH11 2JG. Due to our own covid restrictions, there may be a delay of a week or two in dealing with your order.

General advice & info on cycling and covid

See our website article here.

Offers from local bike businesses/organisations – Edinburgh

Offers from local bike businesses/organisations – Lothians

Scotland-wide and/or UK-wide

  • Bikes for Refugees has set up an online bike loan (or donation) service where anyone can offer a bike and key workers can request a bike. Open to anyone in Scotland, though offers likely to be mainly Edinburgh/Glasgow.
  • Cycling Scotland has provided this list of offers for key workers throughout Scotland.
  • Sustrans has published an online map showing (a) open bike shops and (b) offers for key workers throughout the UK

Please let us know of any other bike-related local offers for key workers

Please spread the word of these offers by retweeting our tweet


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