Every question you have about the bike to work scheme answered

We’ve written a whole series of posts answering the most common questions about the cycle to work scheme, how it works, who can avail of it and how much you can save by using it. Click on through for all the info you need to save yourself a whole load of money on your next bike purchase. 

 

Chasing Kona book available

From smoker to back of the pack triathlete to the Ironman World Championships.

Read about how I overcame all of the odds and discovered what it would take to get to the Ironman World Championships – my eBook is now available to buy as an eBook on Amazon UK, Amazon US, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes

It is also available as a paperback at Wheelworx.

I’m a director of a Limited Company, can I avail of the cycle to work scheme?

“Despite the fact that the scheme has been operating for ten years there is still confusion about who can avail of the scheme or not. Directors of LTD companies are one of the groups of people that are often unsure if they can avail of the scheme or not”


How much does it actually cost to buy a bike on the Cycle to Work scheme?

I’m sure you’ve heard that you can save money on the cost of a bike if you buy it on the cycle to work scheme but is it true that it’s a saving of 50% or more? This post will tell you just how much it actually costs top buy a bike using the scheme.


What type of bike can I buy on the cycle to work scheme?

One of the most common questions we are asked is about what type of bikes can be bought under the scheme. Used or new, road racing or mountain bikes? Click on the link below for the answers to these questions.


How often can I avail of the Government Cycle to work scheme?

Can you really only use the scheme every five years and must it be used all in one go or can it be split into two purchases? These questions and more are answered in this post.


How much money can I save on the cost of my bike using the Government Cycle to Work scheme?

How much money do you actually save? Does it depend on your tax rate? We explain the savings and link to our Cycle to work savings calculator in this post.


Can I include helmet, cycling jacket and accessories on a Government cycle to work scheme purchase? And if so how much will I save?

What can be included and what doesn’t fall within the scheme? Helmets, cycling clothing, locks, lights accessories?


What type of bike do I need for a 5 kilometer commute?

What type of bike is best suited for a short commute?


How To Use The Cycle to Work Scheme

This post explains the basics of how to use the scheme.


How Cycling To Work Could Save You Over €5000

The extreme cost of motoring v’s the cost of cycling. Can you really justify it?


  • For details of how the cycle to work scheme works click here
  • For a guide on how much you can save click here
  • For a calculator on how much you can save on your bike purchase click here
  • You can also buy qualifying cycle accessories on the scheme, for details of what’s allowed click here
  • For a list of all posts on the cycle to work scheme click here
  • If you would like to talk to us about how we can help you set up the scheme in your workplace you can contact us at info@wheelworx.ie or on 00353 1 6201000

Chasing Kona book available

From smoker to back of the pack triathlete to the Ironman World Championships.

Read about how I overcame all of the odds and discovered what it would take to get to the Ironman World Championships – my eBook is now available to buy as an eBook on Amazon UK, Amazon US, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes

It is also available as a paperback at Wheelworx.

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