What are fix your bike repair vouchers and how much are they worth?

CYCLISTS will be able to claim a £50 repair voucher from the government to get their bikes back on the road.

It's part of a plan to help relieve the pressure on public transport.

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What are the vouchers?

There will be 500,000 vouchers available and they can be used to "drag bicycles out of retirement."

They will be worth £50 each.

It is believed that the scheme will launch this month, before it becomes mandatory to wear face coverings on public transport.

The scheme was first announced on May 9 by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, as part of a £2billion package to encourage walking and cycling.

He also mentioned the scheme again on June 4 during the coronavirus press conference.

It's unsure how the scheme will work, what you'll need to qualify or where you will be able to redeem it.

We will update this article when we know more.

What other help is available to cyclists?

Cycle to work schemes allow employees to buy a new bike tax free.

Your employer must be signed up to the scheme to take part and then you pay off your bike every month from your salary before tax.

For more information you should speak to your employer about how it works.

We've rounded up the cheapest bikes to buy online, including Halfords, Amazon and Argos.

We're also revealed where you can buy a face mask.

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