What
  • Buy, Sell, Trade
  • Cycling Tour
  • In-Store Repair
  • Mobile Cytech
  • Rent a Bike
  • Shops & Stores
Where

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Bicycle Classifieds

You can post any classified that is related to selling, buying, trading or donating bicycle and bicycle accessories.

No. BikesnCycles.com is just a facilitator. We are not involved in any transaction for the services or items provided for sale by users of this website, neither liable for any problems that a commercial or business transaction may face involving our users. Please see our terms for more details.

Bicycle Technicians

No, we are not associated with Cytech, but closely working with Cytech and other parties in UKs biking community.

Certainly. Some of our members repair and maintain bicycle casually, and are not Cytech certified. However, being a Cytech certified bicycle technician would increase your chance of receiving calls from customers.

Just like any business you need to market your skills, and with the boom in digital world nowhere is better to be seen but the search engines. BikesnCycles.com improves your ranking on Google, Yahoo and other search engine result pages.

Digital marketing is a vast domain. Your website is the best form of web presence for your bike repair business, however you would still need to make the effort to connect to your customers through proper digital marketing.

Your digital marketing effort to promote your business could cover a mix of following channels:

  • Your website
  • Social media
  • Link building – BikesnCycles.com help you here!
  • Email marketing
  • Other digital channels

As a bicycle tech, the ultimate result that you want to get from your profile is to see your profile on BikesnCycles.com rank in the first page of Google search. You can make this happen by:

  • Make multiple listings for your location of work and surrounding communities
  • Make a Listing for weekend bike repair in your local market if you do so
  • Make a 500+ word profile description
  • Use the location and address of the places you are willing to service bikes in your description for better local SEO
  • Upload relevant images of your work
  • Share the link to your profile with your customers and ask them to submit Reviews to your profile. Google loves Reviews!!!
  • Make sure that your contact address is up to date and correct (specially email and phone number)

You have a two options to integrate a booking calendar with your customers:

3rd party Booking and Calendar System 

From your dashboard you can activate two types of booking and appointment system into your BikesnCycles.com account. When set up with booking providers, your customers could see your openings and book directly into your calendar. Your calendar could be synchronized with Google calendar and your are good to receive bookings, confirm, change and cancel bookings on the go.

Please contact us if you have any problem setting up your booking system.

Integrate Your Google Calendar with Your Profile

Please see the next FAQ for more details

You can add an interactive version of your Google calendar to your profile on Bikes’n Cycles UK, and add buttons for your profile so visitors can save your calendar events (e.g. for weekend cycle repair in a local market, or an event).

Embed a calendar on your profile

  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar. You can only get the code to embed in your website from a computer, not the Google Calendar app.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  3. On the left side of the screen, click the name of the calendar you want to embed.
  4. In the “Integrate calendar” section, copy the iframe code displayed.
  5. Under the embed code, click Customize.
  6. Choose your options, then copy the HTML code displayed.
  7. Paste the HTML code in your profile.

Your embedded calendar will only be visible to people you’ve shared it with. To allow all visitors to see your calendar, you’ll need to make it public.

Let your profile visitors save your calendar event

You can add a Google Calendar button to your profile on Bikes’n Cycles UK so visitors can quickly save your event on their own Google Calendars. To let anyone save your calendar event, you’ll need to make your calendar public.

  1. On a computer, open Google Calendar. You can only make changes to your calendar visibility from a computer, not the mobile app.
  2. On a public calendar, create or edit an event.
  3. Click More actions and then Publish event
  4. In the “Publish event” window, copy the HTML code displayed.
  5. Open your profile editor, then paste this code where you want the event button to display.

Most technicians only need one listing on our website. However the flexibility of having multiple listing can help you is cases such as:

  • You assign one listing to where you work full time e.g. a bicycle shop
  • You assign the second listing to your residence where you are fine to accept light bicycle repair on Saturdays
  • You assign the third listing to a local market where you help friends in their bike repair booth on Sundays

Bicycle Related Businesses

Businesses who provide services or merchandise to the bicycle community can get listed on Bikes’n Cycles UK. Examples are:

  • Bicycle shops and stores
  • Businesses who provide rental bicycle
  • Bicycle tours and bicycle vacation companies
  • Online shops who sell bicycles, bike accessories and biking apparels
  • Insurance companies providing bicycle insurance

Absolutely, you could ask us to increase your budget listing so you can cover all your branches and stores. Please contact us.

BikesnCycles.com is a Biking and Cycling business directory for UK cycling community. Your profile on our website can be part of your digital marketing strategy, specially for link-building, that in turn will elevate your ranking on Google search results. The higher rank on Google, the more business for you.

BikesnCycles.com is one of several projects by LocoBiz Digital Studio Inc. Please contact us or our parent company directly to discuss your digital marketing strategies including:

  • Link building
  • Guest post
  • Website development
  • Website audit
  • Search engine audit
  • Local citation (audit and clean up)

Your account may have been created by someone else, or by one of your personnel that is not longer with you. Please click on the “claim” link on top of the profile and send us a “claim request” we will review your inquiry and get back to you in 2-3 working days. Please make sure to provide your contact details so we can verify you. Also need to provide a business email account that we can communicate and validate your claim.

Still Have A Question

Please contact us if the above FAQ couldn’t answer your questions. We would be happy to hear from you.