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Durham University


Purchasing a Bike & Cycle to Work Scheme

Recyke y'bike, a charity organisation, have premises in Durham which run by volunteers who are all cycling-enthusiasts. The shop, which is located at 17 North Road (near Durham Bus Station - please note the latter is currently closed for refurbishment) stocks a great selection of refurbished second-hand bikes for sale at excellent prices and all bikes undergo rigorous testing and maintenance before being sold, perfect for the city commuter and the student alike.

If you are a student or member of staff at Durham University, just show your ID to get a £10 safety check on your bike ABSOLUTELY FREE!! See details set out below.

The following are also available:

  • Cycling accessories and parts (both new and refurbished) - please check their website for updates on current sales and access to these products.
  • Bike servicing and repairs

So, if you have been thinking about buying a bike, or are interested in the services Recyke y'bike can offer, why not pay them a visit?

Opening hours are currently Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone 07787 54030, Click here for a map showing the location of North Road.

University Cycle to Work Scheme

Are you looking to purchase a bike? Eligilble members of staff can access our Cycle to Work scheme through MyDurham, our employee benefits platform. So why not visit the Cycle to Work Scheme website to find out more details?

Following recent changes to our scheme, eligible employees can now apply for up to £2,000. This increase to the maximum cap will allow staff to access a wider range of bikes and equipment, including a range of e-bikes. Cycle to Work is a cost-efficient way of getting a brand new bike as it is managed through salary sacrifice, meaning you benefit from National Insurance savings and spreading the cost across 12 months.

Please note that you will need to contact the Reward Team to check your eligibility and request an account for MyDurham before you will be able to access the platform.