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Explore 32km of cycle routes across the Isle of Wight.
Cowes - Newport - Merstone - Newchurch - Sandown - Shanklin - Wroxall - Godshill
Island Charities
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Many Island charities already helped
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The PedalAid app allows you to raise money for charity while you cycle. Every kilometre you ride along the designated routes goes towards the current Charity Challenge total. If the challenge target is met a donation will be made to the nominated charity.

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Latest Challenge

Mountbatten Isle of Wight

The Vectis Accountants Mountbatten Challenge

01 April 21 – 30 April 21

Target distance: 3,000km

Our charity for April is Mountbatten Isle of Wight. Mountbatten's mission is to provide and to promote good care and support for those people living with, affected by, or curious about death, dying and bereavement across the Isle of Wight. All services are provided free of charge to patients and their families. This is only possible thanks to the support of the local community, through fundraising and volunteering.

Prize Draws

Rapanui Clothing

We have some fantastic prizes to win this month.

  • a £50 voucher for Rapanui
  • a £50 service from Isle of Wight Bikes
  • a set of Schwalbe tyres from Al's Bikes
  • a £50 voucher for bike hire at Routefifty7
  • a free Rapanui t-shirt

We'll have a separate draw for each of these prizes. Everyone who has cycled at least 10km along the route will be entered. The more you cycle the more entries into each draw you will receive! For every 10km you will get another entry (up to a maximum of 10).

Check out the Offers and Prizes page for more details.

Vectis Accountants

This month’s sponsor

Vectis Accountants work closely with their clients and act for a broad range of business and personal clients. Apart from the more general accountancy services they can also assist with business development and specialist tax services.

For more information visit their website vectisaccountants.co.uk.

The Cycle Route

The route covered by PedalAid is the Isle of Wight part of National Cycle Route 23, following the full Red Squirrel Trail, which goes from Cowes to Sandown, then loops back through Shanklin and Godshill before rejoining the main route near Merstone. The full route is 33.7km (21 miles).

Most of it is flat and easy going, suitable for all bike types, making it a great commuter route as well as a very enjoyable leisure route.

Current Offers

You can qualify for these fantastic offers and prizes simply by using the PedalAid app.

Prizes

We'll have a separate draw for each of the following prizes. Everyone who has cycled at least 10km along the route will be entered. The more you cycle the more entries into each draw you will receive! For every 10km you will get another entry (up to a maximum of 10).

Rapanui

£50 Rapanui Voucher

We are offering a £50 voucher to spend with Isle of Wight based clothing company Rapanui.

routefifty7
Routefifty7

£50 voucher for bike hire 

routefifty7 offer bike hire from Shanklin. They have a wide range of bikes, including electric bikes. Each month they are offering a £50 voucher to a lucky PedalAid user.

Al's Bikes
Al's Bikes

Set of Schwalbe Tyres

Each month Al's Bikes in Sandown are giving away a set of Schwalbe tyres (any size - mtb, road or hybrid).

Al's Bikes are a family run business that do servicing, repairs and restorations. They are the main dealer for Marin on the Island, and also stock Puky balance bikes.

IW Bikes
IW Bikes

£50 Service

For the March, April and May challenges Isle of Wight Bikes in Newport are offering a free £50 service (excluding parts).

Isle of Wight Bikes is a brand new bike shop in Newport on the corner of Lugley Street and St. James Street – offering `everything bike’ for the entire family. ISLE OF WIGHT BIKES’ founder and local resident Justin Steele will bring his extensive knowledge of cycling to help inspire other locals to enjoy cycling in a safe and fun way.

A Free T-Shirt Every Month!

Isle of Wight based clothing company Rapanui are offering one of their t-shirts to PedalAid users each month.

Offers

Al's Bikes
Al's Bikes

10% discount off a service at Al's Bikes

Al's Bikes in Sandown are offering 10% off any service. Just show this offer to redeem.

£5 off a season pass at Isle of Wight Mountain Bike Centre

The Isle of Wight Mountain Bike Centre, based on Cheverton Farm near Shorwell, has woodland, open fields and amazing views. It provides somewhere to ride purpose made mountain bike trails at different difficulty gradings.

Present the PedalAid app to get £5 off the normal season pass price (normally £35).

Love Running

10% off at Love Running

The Isle of Wight's only dedicated running shop, Love Running, based in Newport, is offering 10% off all purchases if you show the PedalAid app (excluding sale or reduced items).

Recent Challenges

Isorropia foundation

The Adrian’s Bike Shop Isorropia Foundation Challenge

01 Mar 21 – 31 Mar 21

Money raised: £200

Distance: 3,903km

The Isorropia Foundation is the Isle of Wight’s Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (CMHWS).

West Wight Men In Sheds

The Adrian’s Bike Shop Men in Sheds Challenge

01 Feb 21 – 28 Feb 21

Money raised: £200

Distance: 2,740km

West Wight Men in Sheds promotes social inclusion, helping people integrate into society by providing a place and facilities where they can meet others and get involved in activities.

Aspire Ryde

The Connect2Work Aspire Ryde Challenge

01 Jan 21 – 31 Jan 21

Money raised: £100

Distance: 2,393km

The Connect2Work programme encourages local residents on the IoW to change the way they make work-related journeys, to increase long-term use of active and sustainable modes of travel.