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Start your own bike business with Cycle Tech UK - A bike business built with a strong foundation and with a Passion for Cycling. Providing a local service with great customer experience

A Fantastic Opportunity to start a mobile bicycle repair business with the largest national network of mobile cycle mechanics.


Starting a bike business is like any other business, there are lots of pieces that need to come together before you find success. That's where our proven system can help, Cycle Tech UK can help you go through the stages to get your business on the road. Helping you focus on the tasks that will make the most impact, along with continues support once you are up and running.

I started running a mobile bike business over 10 years ago after running a mobile car repair business for 10 years previously. I have spent time working in a bike shop and in the motor trade as a mechanic. Since starting my mobile bike shop I've learned a lot about running a mobile business and grew the largest network of mobile bicycle mechanics. "Cycle Tech UK" is not interested in being a franchise, while our association "Cycle Tech UK" has high standards we don't dictate to you how you should run your business, it's about doing what we enjoy by serving the local community, helping to get more people cycling and working under an umbrella of like-minded business owners who can support each other while growing their own business and gain so much more in our competitive and fast-moving world.

Mobile Bicycle Mechanis Business
If you are interested in starting your own mobile bike repair business from the ground up or grow your existing business by making your business stand out then I can help you today.

By joining our network you get all the trade contacts, business setup help and continues support. We can make your dream come true and you can dramatically reduce the risks involved in starting a business and enable you to get up and running – and be earning – much more quickly than you would be starting from scratch.

The Opportunity
With the cycling community growing, coupled with people having less and less time to get things done, the opportunity is clear. Cycle Tech UK, seek to partner with like-minded people who have a strong desire to drive change in the cycling industry and pursue their passion for cycling.

"When a customer call's a Cycle Tech Mechanic, they will have confidence they’re going to receive a first-class service. Now, more than ever, as the mobile service workshop works closely with the customer. Whether a bike needs simply gear service or a full rebuild, those conversations begin in the service department, and it’s where relationships are built."Questions? Request a Call-back, Skype Chat or Meeting


Become a Member of Cycle Tech UK today 
It's not going to be frustrating getting into the industry with Cycle Tech UK

 A low start-up cost model that can provide a decent return.
 Unique - you own your own business, working under a great brand.
 Your full business listed on our website, you can update as you like
 Cycle Tech UK branding name, logo and clothing
 Continued help and business support - we want to be known for offering the best service.
Open trade accounts for bulk buying, tech support & warranty
 A day with me to get you up to speed and give you the confidence you need
As a group, we have doubled the number of repairs in the last 7 years and our aim is to continue to grow and be a leader in bike repairs and maintenance.
Cycle Teck UK will provide you with the backup, support to achieve profitable growth and raise your company profile
 Exclusive association of mobile bicycle mechanics
 100% of everything made on each job goes to the mechanic

A key ingredient to business success is confidence. The one thing for sure, with the members I have helped. Is that they have wanted to take time, along the way to learn the different aspects of the business, before taking on to much work.
It is possible to take calculated risks without fear of failure when you have the confidence, desire, and determination to do it.

 
Video from Ian - Cycle Tech Solihull

"Disturbance in the bike trade"
Giving the customer a better experience than a shop, that's why many Cycle Tech mechanics started their own bike business, as they were not happy with the quality of service they were getting from their local bike shop. With the time it took and the quality of work, they could see a market to make it more convenient and offer a better all-around service directly with the customer and liked what we have built. "Our customers value the convenience and the one on one with the mechanic" 
Cycle Tech UK has grown without being aggressive, as we want to have the right people onboard, we have built a good reputation and its become exclusive association of mobile bicycle mechanics.

About Cycle Tech UK: 
Cooperative of approved and recognized mechanics, that customers who use a Cycle Tech mechanic feel they have service from a trusted expert.  
Each Cycle Tech UK member is an independent business 'Autonomous' working to the same high standard and service under the same logo. Like-minded individuals who like to fix bicycles. Each member uses the logo identified by the area they cover.  Martin from Cycle Tech High Wycombe started the business in Nov 2007 and with new members joining, Cycle Tech UK continues to grow. Cycle Tech UK The mobile bicycle workshop. Is an energetic business and smart alternative to the traditional bicycle shop. Operating from a large mobile workshop, coming to your home or place of work. Providing repairs to all makes and types of bicycles, customer care, a wide range of parts, accessories, cycles, ongoing service, and maintenance. 


"The vast majority of people riding bikes today either don't have the time or the mechanical skill set"

The Cycle Tech UK name and logo is an assurance of quality guarantee to our customers that we are all working to a high standard. And all members are committed to maintaining high standards of practice.

Our Mission
Taking the bike shop to the customer - To build the biggest cycling network of professional mobile bicycle mechanics in the UK, offering countless opportunities for bicycle mechanics and helping more people to cycle.





Standard of service under the Cycle Tech UK logo: Each Cycle Tech UK member has a minimum qualification of Cytech 2, kept updated regularly with training and product knowledge.
Each member carries a full professional toolkit, enabling confidence to carry out all types of repairs.
Cycle Tech UK believes in training our mechanics properly. All mechanics are sent through Cytech training in all aspects of bike maintenance. With nationally recognized qualifications in bike mechanics. Cytech is a series of exams testing on all aspects of cycle repairs. This is organized by the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) a body committed to encouraging high standards within bike shops throughout the country.


The mobile bicycle workshop
Join the largest network of mobile bicycle mechanics in the world, yet it's your business!


Why Cycle Tech UK?
There are a number of advantages to being involved with Cycle Tech UK:

✔ Being part of a support network is good for any business, we can achieve so much more than working alone. Especially during start-up and challenging times.
✔ Lifestyle business. Be your own boss, working your own hours, and with the opportunity to build without limit. And yet with the backup and security of an established proven system.
✔ There are great benefits to being part of Cycle Tech UK: Strong Name, good reputation, proven system, ongoing support, options to grow with a great network for help and much more.



Videos - from the mobile workshop


As A Cycle Tech UK Network Member:
You will be better prepared with us

Our proven network model package includes:
  • Welcome pack that will guide you through every step of running your business
  • Business logos, stationery templates, and service check sheets
  • Head office support
  • Group support network via access to the Members Group email and web, where you can discuss and access a wide range of business topics with other Cycle Tech UK Members and view "trade secrets how to operate your business" business and technical support documents. That has all been built up over 10 years. 
  • Trade accounts and elite trade pricing with main suppliers that sell the popular brands. Shimano, Sram..........
  • Group buying discounts 
  • Launch and continues internet marketing 
  • Directing customers to your territory or within striking distance.
  • Cycle Tech DIRECT & Home Bike Build Service - Added to our database of approved mechanics for online retailers, with aftercare for backup service and warranty issues
  • Exclusive territory
  • Further in-house training and business guidance to include a day on the road 
  • Our network has also successfully established support at national & local cycle events, (Cover at your local area) where organizers pay for our outfit and any fuel expenses.  
  • Listed as an authorized mechanic for our trade suppliers and partners
  • And much more.

From you:
Cycle Tech UK are looking for passionate individuals to become our network partners operating their own local mobile repair business in territories that complement our established network throughout the UK

Requirements:
  • You will need to be highly motivated by being prepared and organized
  • Be willing to learn & grow
  • Have an interest in bicycles and happy to help more people cycling
  • Invest your time
  • A passion for all things cycling "Obsessed would be better"
  • Willing to be part of your local community, with supporting local events, clubs, and schools
  • Representing our organization and brand. 

    Next Step:
    • Learn more - If you would like to receive a copy of our information brochure which provides further details including an overview of our business model then please contact the owner Martin Wilkins. martin@cycle-tech.co.uk 
    • Informal interview/chat to see if this business is for you
    • April 17th, 19th, 24th, & 26th Open Days in Coventry - due to demand for open days in December & January. There will be a small charge of £60.00 p/p This will include a 2-hour bike school, the chance to talk shop with me and lead Member Mike. Email me your interest. 
    Further Reading

    New key areas

    Where we have a high demand for mobile bicycle repairs. New business start-ups required for many areas across the UK, I am attracting an increasing number of enquiries every day from cyclists & online bike retailers looking for a mobile mechanic. 

    Currently available:

    Aylesbury

    Basingstoke
    Birmingham
    Brentwood
    Brighton
    Bristol
    Cambridge
    Cardiff
    Central London - Available with service contracts 
    Cheltenham
    Chelmsford
    Derby
    Glasgow (North)
    Harrow & Uxbridge
    Lincoln 
    Maidenhead
    Marlow
    Newbury
    Oxford
    Portsmouth &Waterlooville -  Area being covered and available with service contracts 
    Reading
    Scotland 
    Swindon
    Slough & Windsor 
    Southampton - Available with service contracts 
    Trafford - (With customer database. Mechanic has moved area)
    Tunbridge Wells
    Wales
    Vale of Glamorgan - with a customer base
    Watford
    York and Yorkshire 

    Fill in the gaps along the south coast Worthing, Brighton and many more..................

    Your investment Level: 
    Mobile setup from £10,001 - £25,000 
    *Young Businessman setup under £10k
    **Workshop based business setup with collection service set up under £10k

    Industry: Bike shop, Bicycle Repairs, Sales, Sports Equipment, Teaching, and Van based
    Established since Dec 2007
    Growing Market 
    Cycle Tech UK is the largest national Mobile Bike Repair Service in the UK
    Note: Cycle Tech UK is NOT a franchise, but a network/cooperative that works very similar to a Franchise agreement with territories. But without the high Royalty fees, business restrictions and tie you to buy expensive products.
    Our approach is based on an in-depth network knowledge, group marketing along with our high standards accompanied by our great branding.
    Our packages start from £P.O.A Subject to agreement and pre-approval of your business
    For more If you would like to receive a copy of our information brochure which provides further details, joining fee, including an overview of our business model, how much you could be earning and forecast then please contact the Cycle Tech Team Email:  info@cycle-tech.co.uk