Green Commute Initiative

Green Commute

Save up to 47% on your new bike by using the Green Commute Initiative.

The Green Commute Initiative are a not-for-profit social enterprise, the UK’s industry-leading cycle to work scheme with no £1,000 limit. Established in 2016, GCI’s vision is to get commuters out of cars and onto any kind of bike, with the dual purpose of improving both the individual’s health and wellbeing, as well as reducing the environmental impact of pollution and congestion from cars.

As a not-for-profit, the Green Commute Initiative put their efforts into getting more commuters cycling and  supporting independent bike shops. They are passionate about E-bikes, believing they are the future of commuter travelling. Green Commute Initiative is HMRC compliant and FCA authorised and regulated for consumer hire.

Contact us to find out more about taking advantage of this scheme.

Find out more about the Green Commute Initiative for both Employees and Employers by reading this January 2020 briefing PDF.


Peak Ascent Cycles
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Re Becca Timps
Re Becca Timps
Purchased a new bike from Pat. The service was fantastic from start to finish.... I was unsure what to get but he recommended a bike for my budget and its fantastic. Have been out on the road for the first time in 15 years and loved it. Definitely recommend Peak Ascent Cyclesread more
Nathan Martin
Nathan Martin
Every time I go in their always friendly faces to help me and my bike they do... great work to the bike and I would recommend them to any serious mountain bike ridersread more
Jonny Brookes
Jonny Brookes
Brilliant bike shop with knowledgeable staff. Took it in to have my gears... adjusted on my new bike that i sadly didnt buy from here. Found a few other issues that they could sort but back to the original shop to sort the buckled wheels. If you want anything doing get yourself here. I will be back if i need anything else doing. Cheers Ladsread more
Robbie Blythe
Robbie Blythe
Saved the day when I was in need of a turbo skewer, cheers!!
Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor
Professional and knowledgeable staff. Friendly too ! Servicing was good value... for money and thorough, would definitely use them again and no hesitation to more
Darren Kidd
Darren Kidd
Called in to have a look for my youngest, Very helpful and brilliant service... thanks very much guysread more
Amelia Forde
Amelia Forde
Really great customer service. Got some fantastic advice and help. World 100%... more
Gail Male
Gail Male
What a super bike shop/ bike servicing! Couldn't do enough. Highly recommended
Phil Wilkins
Phil Wilkins
100% honest and friendly service from pat and josh love my new bike fits... perfectly, highly recommend five stars thanks guys 🙂read more
Andrew Koontz-Garboden
Andrew Koontz-Garboden
Super friendly people. Went in with kid‘s tires flat, and they sorted them... sympathetically and at the minimum possible cost. So grateful to have them In Buxton!read more
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I’ve already spent three decades riding bikes! 

It’s sparked a passion to open my own bike shop and create a place to meet and help like-minded enthusiasts.

Peak Ascent Cycles is about sharing my love for all things cycling. It’s an opportunity to give back what cycling has given to me over the years.

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