The government is offering £50 bike repair vouchers to anyone in England to persuade people to get back on their bike, as part of efforts to tackle obesity.
But it’s proved so popular in the first 24 hours of launching that it’s already run out of vouchers.
Vouchers are released gradually reflect the capacity of the bike repairers signed up to the scheme and more will be available “as soon as possible”, the website said.
Here’s how the scheme works and how you can get a voucher:
The voucher will cover up to £50 of the total cost of the repairs needed.
Who is eligible for the scheme?
Anyone living in England who has an unused bike that needs repairing is eligible.
But, there are some limitations. There are a limited number of vouchers available and up to two vouchers can be claimed per household.
The vouchers can only be used with mechanics and bike repairers that register for the scheme in England.