Pedalling forwards

by Sara Newson in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

Total raised £5,345

raised so far

+ est. £541.25 Gift Aid



We're crowdfunding to aid our Covid recovery. Supporting us will help us to be resilient and keep pedalling on!

by Sara Newson in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 3rd October 2020 we'd raised £5,300 with 58 supporters in 28 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

 New stretch target

Invest in training for our team of staff and volunteers

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges at Recyke y'bike. 

Or workforce is reduced as many of our volunteers are vulnerable and are therefore choosing not to return. For volunteers who have returned a rota system has been implemented so that social distancing can be observed.

We've had to reduce our offer, focusing on bike sales, servicing and repairs which has meant suspending training classes, much of our outreach program and the sale of new and secondhand parts and accessories.

Bike sales continue to be by appointment so that we limit the number of people in the shop. All bikes have been displayed on our Facebook shop page so that buyers can browse in advance. 

We've seen a surge in referrals to our free bike scheme for people on low incomes and have dedicated significant resource to meeting demand as best we can. 

We're moving into the winter months when we see costs increase and income decrease. Purchasing a reward now will help us to manage our cash flow through the next challenging period.


This project offered rewards

£50 or more

One to one training!

Pledge £50 today and we'll reward you with a 90 minute one to one training session with one of our talented mechanics. Bring your own bike and learn how to keep it in top condition!

£10 or more

£10 Donation

Spare us a tenner to help a business you love get through whatever COVID-19 sends our way.

£25 or more

Question + Answer session with a skilled mechanic

Pledge £25 today and we'll reward you with... A 30 minute Q and A session via Zoom or face to face with one of our mechanics. A great opportunity to ask any questions about bike maintenance and discuss any issues you're having with your bike.

£45 or more

Provide a bike for a person in need!

A bike will be refurbished and given to a person in need. A bike can save someone hundreds of pounds a year in travel costs. It can help with their health and well being. it can enable someone who is isolated to get out. Change someone's life with a £45 donation.

£100 or more

£130 bike buying voucher!

Pledge £100 today and we'll reward you with a bike voucher worth £130!

£450 or more

Velotech Gold training course

A space on one of our Velotech Gold courses running during 2021. Save £40 by booking now!

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