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NEW STORE Coming Soon –Leisure Lakes Bikes Preston Hub

   Words by Beth Noy

   on 15/07/2016 08:50:00

We are excited to announce that our new Preston Bike Hub store will be opening in August 2016!

Our new store will run along side the new Virgin Trains Bike Hub, at Preston City Centre train station, as part of a new £2m project to significantly improve cycling in the area.

As a family run business since 1981 we are proud and enthusiastic to be on board with such a great project. We love to see people enjoying cycling whether it be someone new to cycling or those who have a a long time passion for the sport. We are keen to open the doors to our new store, especially in our home town, and offer the community of Preston access to a great new place to store bikes alongside all the services we offer at our other 10 UK stores!

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WHAT’S IN STORE?

  • Purchase your £5 individual key fob for FREE lifetime access to the Virgin Trains Bike Hub to lock up your bike!
  • Bike Hire – Including an expansive electric hire bike fleet
  • Bikes, clothing, parts & accessories from the top brands with advice from our expert staff
  • Bike Servicing & Repairs by our Cytech trained mechanics
  • Workshop Club – Save upto 36% on bike servicing
  • VIP Club – Exclusive benefits & offers
  • FREE Click + Collect – Shop on our HUGE online bike store (using our in-store touch screen or at home) and collect at a time that suits you
  • 0% Finance – Split your payments easily

LEISURE LAKES BIKES HUB STORE OPENING TIMES – OPENING IN AUGUST 2016

Day Time
Monday 7am – 7pm
Tuesday 7am – 7pm
Wednesday 7am – 7pm
Thursday 7am – 7pm
Friday 7am – 6pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday CLOSED

ABOUT THE £2M PROJECT

After nearly a year since Preston Council allocated cash from the City Deal community infrastructure plan, which was founded to significantly improve cycling in the area, part of the £2m project has gone towards:

  • A new Virgin Trains Bike Hub in Preston railway station that boasts 200 spaces for bikes
  • The first 200 people to register for the Virgin Trains Bike Hub will receive their FREE key fob (£5 after the first 200) that gives FREE lifetime access to lock up your bike
  • A new Leisure Lakes Bikes Store that will run along side the bike hub – bike servicing & repairs whilst you’re at work & more (see above)
  • Resurfacing of the Preston Guild Wheel – the 21-mile cycling route that encircles the city

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ABOUT VIRGIN TRAINS BIKE HUB

The Virgin Trains Bike Hub is an independent structure separate from the main train station building  but will have new access to platforms from the hub so commuters can lock their bike in the hub and get easy access to the station.

  • 24 hour access
  • Space for 200 bikes
  • Easy access to platforms from the hub
  • First 200 people to sign up to Virgin Trains bike hub get a FREE key fob + FREE lifetime access to lock up your bike (bike lock required)
  • £5 individual key fob (after the first 200 people) for lifetime FREE access to the bike hub to lock up your bike (available from Leisure Lakes Bikes)
  • Exclusive changing rooms 
  • Leisure Lakes Bikes store connected for all your cycling essentials and bike repairs
  • Find out more about the Virgin Trains Bike Hub

FREE BIKE FOB FOR FIRST 200 PEOPLE

We will be giving away 200 FREE fobs for the first 200 people to sign up to Virgin Trains Bike Hub when we open our doors! All you have to go is come down to the store and give your email, name and show some ID to collect your FREE fob which gives you FREE access to the Bike Hub for life to lock up your bike!

Miss out on a free fob? Don’t worry key fobs are only £5 which will also give you free lifetime access to the Bike Hub!

GREEN TRAVEL

Preston Council promotes environmentally friendly travel and reducing our carbon footprint with their sustainability and carbon reduction aims which works hand in hand with the bike hub and cycling to work.  With so many cycle to work schemes available to employees and employers it’s a win-win for all whilst promoting green travel in the city.

CYCLE TO WORK SCHEMES

Cycle to work schemes enable employees to get bikes and accessories tax-free, saving on average about half the cost. It's completely free to join, and easy to administer online. Current schemes available are Cyclescheme, Cycle2work and also the new Pro Cycle2Work which is opening up opportunities for the electric bike market thanks to it being the UK’s only Cycle to Work scheme with no £1,000 limit. Want to know more about Pro Cycle2Work and the Green Commute Initiative? You can get involved down at our new Leisure Lakes Bikes Hub!

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