Halfords and the art of bicycle maintanence

Halfords and the art of bicycle maintanence

24 March 2016

Retailer launches free five point bike check ahead of summer

Move comes as almost half of adults (46%) admit they can’t perform basic bike checks

This spring, Halfords is making it easier for everyone to get on their bikes by hosting free bike checks, at almost all of its shops across the country.

The campaign means Halfords colleagues will check brakes, gears, wheels, tyres and chains and offer expert advice on bike maintenance and cycling, giving cyclists peace of mind throughout the spring and summer months.

YouGov research recently undertaken by the retailer shows that almost 50% of adults aren’t confident when it comes to performing basic checks such as repairing punctures, oiling chains and pumping tyres. But it does seem being older makes you wiser - 55% of those aged 45+ are quite confident at carrying out basic repairs.

Halfords’ cycling expert Andy Whitehall says: “When our research showed that almost half of all adults weren’t confident at checking their bikes, we knew this was an opportunity to help give them peace of mind and enjoy their cycling experience more this summer.”

Go to any Halfords shop with your bike and we’ll check it and recommend any further maintenance. The offer also includes 10% off bronze, silver and gold levels of servicing.

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For further information please contact Halfords@z-pr.com or 020 7896 3404.