Being involved in an accident on your bike is often a painful and traumatic experience. When it comes to making a claim, you want the experience to be as simple as possible

Cycle-SOS is the Cyclists’ National Helpline. As a team of highly specialised injury lawyers, we have recovered millions of pounds for cyclists through cycle accident claims over the past 30 years. What sets Cycle-SOS apart is that we primarily focus on claims involving cyclists. We are cyclists ourselves, and firmly believe that cyclists have the right to be safe on our roads.

Being involved in an incident on your bike can take you through a whole range of emotions and concerns. Making a claim can be daunting, but our friendly and reassuring team at Cycle-SOS will help put you at ease. Making a claim is risk-free, and even if your claim is unsuccessful, there is no financial risk to you in pursuing a claim.

First steps
If you’ve been involved in an accident, whether it’s a road traffic collision, a pothole or a component failure, your first step should be to either contact the freephone helpline or submit your claim online. We are here to support you through every stage of your claim. Our team of experienced lawyers will discuss the incident with you, advise you on your rights, responsibilities and obligations of other road users and the duties of the highway authorities. From there, we can agree on the appropriate course of action to take. Being involved in an accident is stressful enough. Cycle-SOS know that, and our simple communications mean that we will take you through everything you need to do to make a claim – keeping you updated every step of the way.

Back on your bike
As cyclists ourselves, all of us at Cycle-SOS understand the importance of getting you back on your bike again – it’s your passion, your sport and your transport. Our lawyers will help you understand what you are entitled to claim, and depending on the exact details of your case, can include repairs, bike replacement, kit, clothing, as well as injury compensation and rehabilitation cover. If you’re unsure of what you are entitled to claim in the event of an accident, giving our experts a quick call will help you understand your situation quickly and effortlessly.

For a useful and informative guide explaining what people should do if they are ever involved in a cycle accident:

Speak to the experts 24/7 on Freephone number: 0808 100 9995




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