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Welcome to our Blog.

Keep up to date with new developments, our adventures and general goings on at Bike4Health.

How does Bike4Health work?

How does Bike4Health work?

We often ask ourselves this very question! We’re a small company who works on a lot of different projects with one shared goal – to get #morepeopleonbikes. We often get asked questions like "are you a charity?" or "do you take donations?". Sometimes we find that...

Our Environmental Commitments

Our Environmental Commitments

Our mission is to make bikes part of everyday life for more people and to promote personal, physical and mental wellbeing through a range of cycling activities. Whilst promoting active transport is positive for the environment, running our business is not carbon...

Meet the Team!

Meet the Team!

Previously we introduced our two newest members of staff, Pat and Taylor in this blog. We thought we’d introduce the rest of our workshop team!

We’re adding a new mezzanine floor to our Benton Workshop!

We’re adding a new mezzanine floor to our Benton Workshop!

Thanks for reading this blog - as a valued Bike4Health Customer, we thought you’d like to be updated about changes to our workshop and how this might affect getting your bike serviced in early June. Since we opened our North Tyneside workshop in October 2020 it was...

Join in with our May Half Term Cycling Club – Parents go Free!

Join in with our May Half Term Cycling Club – Parents go Free!

Bike4Health May Half Term Cycling Club Our Bike4Health May half term cycling club is for kids age 7-14 looking to get out on a cycling adventure this half-term! We’re running 5 half day sessions where we will explore fun off road gravel tracks and paths across the...

Welcome to the team Taylor and Pat!

Welcome to the team Taylor and Pat!

Welcome to the team Taylor and Pat! You may have noticed some new faces if you have been in the shop recently. This year two new colleagues joined us at our Bike4Health Workshop in Benton.  Firstly, Taylor joined us in February. He’s joined us as an apprentice...

Cycling with Primary Schools in Lockdown

Cycling with Primary Schools in Lockdown

In the ongoing pandemic ensuring our young people are getting access to a full well rounded education has never been more important. Some children across the UK are currently doing their best to continue their education from their kitchen tables whilst their...

Bicycle Tyre Recycling at Bike4Health

Bicycle Tyre Recycling at Bike4Health

The National Tyre Recycling scheme comes to your local bike shop! We need to talk about tyres… what do we do with them when they’re worn out and perished? In the UK, around half of local councils wont take rubber products meaning that as a country we send 44,000...

Vittoria Tyres Winter Testing

Vittoria Tyres Winter Testing

Putting new products through their paces At Bike4Health we’re passionate about recommending products we really think make a difference to your cycling experience; whether you are an individual just embarking on your cycling journey, trying to shave milliseconds off a...

Say Hello to Hubtiger @Bike4Health

Say Hello to Hubtiger @Bike4Health

It's another exciting day at Bike4Health as we go live with some innovative new software from Hubtiger. The software, which includes a customer app (free to download) allows us to interact with our customers directly via the app, or alternatively email and text, about...

Before, after and beyond

Before, after and beyond

Those of you who have known us a little longer will know that when we moved in and setup camp in the barn at Kirkley, it wasn't exactly ready for us! But thanks to The National Lottery we were able to access capital sufficient to get us established with our first...

We have moved!

We have moved!

Yes!!!! We have moved and are all in and raring to go at our New Benton HQ. A BIG thanks to the team and other willing and quite able, as it turns out, helpers. It is much appreciated. The number 19 doesn’t seem to have many positive associations at the moment (no pun...

We’re Moving! Not now but soon…

We’re Moving! Not now but soon…

Yes that is correct we are moving Bike4Health’s grand HQ and Workshop to a new location. We are moving to a much larger and more modern business unit on North Tyne Industrial Estate, Benton in North Tyneside, accessed just off Whitley Road or A191. It's easy access...

Mental health inpatients get on their bikes

Mental health inpatients get on their bikes

Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week - Monday 18th May A new and innovative cycling project is helping men in Morpeth who have serious mental illness to experience the great outdoors on two wheels. Patients at Newton Ward at St George’s Park, Morpeth, a...

B4H Cycling and the Corona Virus

B4H Cycling and the Corona Virus

We live in interesting times is probably an understatement for the current and developing situation we all find ourselves in. As we are seeing across the country people have the power to come together and energise communities large and small for the benefit of all but...

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