Please note that due to the high admin charges made by some Cycle to Work scheme
providers not all of our model range is available for purchase using C2W vouchers. If you are
considering a Cycle to work scheme purchase through us, please contact us to check model eligibility
for your provider. Our recommended provider is The Green Commute Initiative and we are
happy to process all bike models through this provider.
We are now part of the Green Commute Initiative:
What we like about the Green Commute Initiative is that unlike some schemes there is no £1000 cap. This
opens up the
scheme to ebike purchases making it a real practical green alternative for many seeking to ditch the car for
daily commute. It's a real game-changer and we think it will get more people on bikes than ever before,
great news for the planet we love.
The other great thing about the Green Commute Initiative is that there are no complicated exit conditions or
fees to pay. Everything is simple. Like most schemes it is salary sacrifice so both you and your employer
Main Provider website links (where you’ll find much more information about individual schemes)
We also accept the following schemes, contact us if you are unsure if we work with your provider:
cyclescheme.co.uk | Halfords Cycle2Work | CyclePlus | CycleSolutions | The National Library of
Wales | Hywel dda benefits 4U (Bikes for Staff/NHS) | Gwynedd CC | Carmarthenshire CC |
What’s it all about?
Save a minimum of 25% on a new bike and spread the cost.
Summit Cycles offer the Cycle to Work Scheme through cyclescheme.co.uk and several other providers. Many large local
employers already offer some form of the cycle to work scheme including the University, The National Library, The
Welsh Assembly Government, Dyfed Powys Police, The County Council, The NHS, Carmarthenshire County Council, Gwynedd
County Council, The Royal Mail, Network Rail and Natural Resources Wales. If your employer isn’t on the list then
don’t panic, they may still offer the scheme or be interested in joining. Try speaking to your human resources
department, they should be able to tell you if your employer is part of a scheme. There is plenty of information
on cyclescheme.co.uk for both employees and employers to
learn about the scheme.
What is the Cycle to Work Scheme?
The Cycle to Work Scheme is a Government backed tax incentive to assist employees with cycle ownership. Employees
can save at least 25% from the cost of the purchase of a new bike and accessories for riding to work, with no
upfront costs and the payments deducted directly from your salary.
It’s very simple, you choose a bike, hire it for an agreed length of time, then snap it up for a fraction of its
original value at the end of the hire period. It’s like a year-round sale price, with interest free credit.
Here is a short video that introduces you to the scheme…
Cycle to work schemes provide a simple way to get a brand new bike, make huge savings (at least 25%!) and spread the
Joining a scheme can be done in 4 easy steps.
Choose your bike package
Get the gear that suits your commute. Go for a bike, a bike and accessories, or just accessories – it’s your
You can use the Cyclescheme in store calculator (below) to get an idea of repayments. Then visit us in store
our staff will be happy to help you select a bike that is right for you. In store our staff can make out a
form, or email a quote, that you can hand to your HR department or whoever administers the scheme at your
Submit your application
For cyclescheme.co.uk applicants – Once you’ve found your perfect bike package, head over to cyclescheme.co.uk and
submit your request. You’ll need your unique employer code and the details of what you would like to
hand. For other schemes the process may be a little different, so you may need to speak to us or your
your company is using a different scheme administrator.
Either way, once a bike has been selected and the application made, details will be sent to your employer
approval, and once approved, you’ll receive a certificate and Hire Agreement, usually direct to your email
at the bike shop usually receive notification of the approval around the same time that you do, so it won’t
long for us to order your bike (if not in stock) and prepare it for collection. You should get in
us to confirm when you have your certificate, and we should be able to let you know when exactly your bike
be ready to collect.
Get your bike package
It’s time to trade your certificate for your bike package. For cyclescheme.co.uk users, bring your
the store, or email it to us, provide I.D, and pick up your gear. We’ll check everything is set up right for
let you know a little about care and servicing, then you’re ready to ride.
After 12 months, the scheme transfers ownership to you for a small one-off fee. If your package was under £500
you’ll pay just 3% of the original value, or for packages over £500 you’ll pay just 7%. For exact details check with
your scheme provider.