As part of Transport for London’s (TFL) free of charge cycle stand scheme, worldwide removals specialist Anglo Pacific has just obtained delivery of nine racks (18 bikes-worth) at its Park Royal HQ. HR Director Liz Caines hopes they are going to motivate a healthy and much more commited employees.
“We have around 9 hard-core bikers at this time around of the year, increasing to anywhere between Fifteen and 18 in the summer time,” says Liz. “Taking into account we have got 80 employees on-site at our London branch, that’s not a bad percentage. It made logic for taking TFL up on their pleasant offer and give them a suitable secure and safe spot to store their bicycles. We additionally have a free-to-use gym and bathrooms on the premises, and are able to support individuals who desire to be more fit - as well beat the traffic and inflation-busting rail fares.”
Anglo Pacific Sales Specialist and die-hard biker, Brooke La Pine, said, “Biking to the office saves me at least £60 each month in public travel fees and it’s no less than three times quicker to cover the four miles in between my home and the office. I ride no matter what, also in the snow, although that may be pretty hairy on skinny road tyres. And, with regards to skinny, given that I am a fan of a beer or 2, I am pretty sure that my daily 2-wheeled journey spares me from unavoidable belly spread.”
“Before the TFL ‘toast racks’, our cycles normally would get soaked whenever it rained, which is much of the time in the UK,” says Anglo Pacific Removal Advisor, New Zealand-born Doug Dyer. “Freewheeling past queuing road traffic and congested buses, I'm able to get to the office in 20 minutes - for free. We’re trying to encourage our fellow workers to ride to the office, especially as we mostly spend time at a workdesk throughout the day, however it seems as if they don’t like the thought of the rain and traffic and choose to spend an hour or so on trains and buses than 20 mins on a bike. It’s a mystery.”
Anglo Pacific Baggage Sales Professional, Blake Seath, suggests the social part of riding a bike, “Yes the health benefits, and cutting my commute time from 45 minutes to 15 minutes, are convincing points, but there’s an entertainment aspect to riding a bicycle too. Although I often commute to the office alone, 90% of the time the returning leg is done together with colleagues - from time to time stopping for some cold ‘refreshment’ in the process. A good number of of us who cycle have started to be good pals outside of work, which I assure cycling has a lot to do with. We are Kiwis with one Aussie, so all slightly insane, which helps when you’re battling rain, hailstorm and snow.”
Anglo Pacific isn't really on it's own within its bike mania as current information indicate that cycling for work is more well-liked than before. Commenced through the wins of Wiggins and Froome, uk is undergoing a bike growth and the Govt even has a tax-free loan system in place which may take up to 42% from the cost of a brand new bicycle - 325,000 have been bought in using this method so far.
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