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Gloucester insurance specialist Cycleguard parters with local bike project

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23 November 2021

Gloucestershire based specialist cycle insurance company Cycleguard is partnering Gloucester Bike Project, allowing them to offer discounted bike insurance policies to their customers.

Gloucestershire Bike Project is a community bike project and bike shop, selling refurbished bikes at affordable prices and new Trek bikes and accessories, as well as aiming to build a resilient biking community locally.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Cycleguard provides insurance designed specifically for cyclists, regardless of how frequently they ride, their style of riding or even the type of bike they own.

Maureen Parker, Owner of Gloucestershire Bike Project said: “Insuring your new bike is such a good idea. Replacing a bike can be an expensive business, so knowing that your bike is insured against theft or accidental damage gives such peace of mind. cycleGuard offers such an excellent service that we have no hesitation in partnering with them as our insurer of choice.”

Gloucestershire Bike Project customers can receive 10 per cent discount on plans with the insurer with policies that include theft, vandalism, accidental damage and up to £2,500 of clothing and accessories.

Alex Bennett, Director of Thistle and cycleGuard said: “We are really pleased to be linking up with our neighbours at the Gloucestershire Bike Project who do an amazing job supporting grass roots cycling projects alongside their new and refurbished bike. By teaming up we are able to help their customer access to specialist cycle insurance which we are offering a 10 per cent discount on“.”


Nicky Godding is editor of The Business Magazine. Before her journalism career, she worked mainly in public relations moving into writing when she was invited to launch Retail Watch, a publication covering retail and real estate across Europe.

After some years of constant travelling, she tucked away her passport and concentrated on business writing, co-founding a successful regional business magazine. She has interviewed some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs who have built multi-million-pound businesses and reported on many science and technology firsts.

She reports on the region’s thriving business economy from start-ups, family businesses and multi-million-pound corporations, to the professionals that support their growth and the institutions that educate the next generation of business leaders.

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