Choose the right bike and equipment for you and your route.

Choose the right bike and equipment for you and your route.

Below is some helpful information to help choose the best bike and equipment for you, if in doubt just get in touch. We are happy to help.

Hybrid Bikes

Hybrid Bikes are designed for general-purpose utility or commuter riding on paved and unpaved roads, paths, and grass trails. This range of bike uses a combination of design features from both road and mountain bikes. The riding position is more upright and comfortable for the rider. These are great bikes to explore cities on and you will find the majority of commuters ride a form of hybrid bike. We offer standard or premium hybrids in our range with a high or low step frame.

Suitability

  • On Road
  • Light Off Road
  • Commuting
  • Light touring (Premium hybrid)
  • Longer distance touring (Superior Hybrids)

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Tandem

A bicycle made for two. With four pedals, and two seats. The riders are positioned with one at the front (to steer) and the other behind, offering a great shared experience for all!

Our Dawes tandems are suitable for adults or adults and children (of a certain age).

Suitability

  • On Road
  • Light Off Road
  • Short and long distance

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Road Bikes

Road Bikes are designed to be fast, the geometry of the frames tend to put the rider into a hunched riding position that is more aero dynamic. These bikes are great for getting from A to B quickly but if you are not used to the riding style you may find it makes for an uncomfortable ride.

Suitability

  • On Road
  • Short & Long Distance
  • Sportives

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Touring Bikes / Superior Hybrids

Touring bikes tend to have a longer wheel base, good reliable components light and stronger frames that enable lots of cargo to be carried. They have been designed to be practical and comfortable offering a pleasant experience for miles in the saddle.

We use Dawes and Gazelle touring bikes. Our butterfly bar touring bikes have a number of adjustments that can be made to ensure the upmost comfort whilst riding. Mudguards & Racks are fitted as standard.

Butterfly bar touring bikes are available in with high or low step frames.

Suitability

  • On Road & Light Off Road
  • Short & Long Distance
  • Touring with cargo
  • Superior Hybrids also suitable for touring

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Gravel Bikes

A gravel bike is a drop-bar bike designed to let you ride over various terrains. The drop handlebar and road bike-like design mean that you can make good progress on the road, but with wider tyres, lower gearing and stable handling you can also head off off-road comfortably enabling you to ride a multi-terrain route linking road and gravel together.  

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Electric Bikes

Electric bikes are bicycles equipped with various electric motors to assist the cyclist, making riding available for all abilities.

We stock the Gazelle Electric bikes which have varying options for the power of the motor used, so whether short or long touring distance we have a suitably powerful machine ready.

These electric bikes are pedal assist, using smart bike sensors it detects the torque the cyclist is applying and contributes more power. There are variable ranges of power to select and a visual display shows the battery life left.

The struggle of wind in your face hill climb is a thing of the past!

Suitability

  • On Road & Light Off Road
  • Short & Long Distance
  • Touring

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Pashley – Classic Bikes

If you would like to ride in style then look no further than a traditional Pashley town bike. Still hand built in Stratford-upon-Avon the way these bikes are built has changed very little since 1926. Traditional town bikes offer the most comfortable riding prompting the rider into a very regal riding position.

Suitability

  • On Road
  • Short Distance
  • Town & City Riding

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Child Bike

Children’s bikes have smaller wheels and frame sizes, we have a range suitable for most ages. Children must be able to ride a bike to rent one, we do not have bikes with stabilisers.

Suitability

  • On Road
  • Off Road
  • Commuting

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Child Seat

Child seats fit onto a bike so you can take your childe with you anywhere. We use the Hamax range which attach to the frame with a specific bracket and can carry a maximum weight of 22kg. Child seat is fitted to a bike with a low step through frame.

Suitability

  • 3-point safety harness
  • Adjustable safety harness and footrests
  • Maximum weight 22kg

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Child Trailer Bike

A child’s trailer bike connects to an adults bike allowing the rear passenger to pedal behind. We use the Roland Add+Bike which attaches to the adult bike with a specially designed rack ensuring maximum stability and safety. Comes already fitted to low step through frame hybrid bike.

Suitability

  • Suitable for ages 4 – 9
  • Rack monuted
  • Handlebars adjustable for reach

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Child Trailer

Child trailers connect to any bike via a hitch that is connected the adults bike rear wheel axle. We hire Chariot and Croozer trailers which are available for 1 or 2 children and can be converted to strollers or joggers.

All child trailers are fully waterproof which are detachable for summer time. Offer UV protection and fold down for easy storage.

 

Suitability

  • Suitable for 1 or 2 children
  • Includes safety belts & cargo area
  • Maximum weight 45 kg

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Dog Trailer

Dog trailers connect to any bike via a hitch that is connected the adults bike rear wheel axle. We hire Croozer dog trailers which have a hard bottom, are equipped with waterproof protection and mesh siding for air circulation during summer.

Perfect for taking your furry family member with you anywhere.

Folds down for easy storage.

 

Suitability

  • L x W x H (minus hitch arm and handle) – 84 x 69 x 76 cm
  • Lying surface – 64 x 45 cm
  • Maximum 40 kg

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Cargo Trailers

Cargo trailers connect to any bike via a hitch that is connected the adults bike rear wheel axle. We hire the Carry Freedom Large Y Frame, which is suitable for the weekly shop at the market, carrying cargo on canal or small paths or for long distance touring.

The trailer comes as a flatbed so storage boxes will be required – Velcro straps included.

 

Suitability

  • Max. load area: 900 x 640 mm
  • Wheels – 20″
  • Load capacity – 90 kg (reduced to 50kg if using quick release)

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Unicycle

A bicycle with just the one wheel! Great fun if you can master the single wheel. Possibly not the best choice for long distance touring…

Our unicycle is a very limited edition Pashley.

Suitability

  • Juggling
  • Clowns
  • Fun!

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Pannier Bags

Pannier bags attach to the front or rear rack of a bicycle, enabling the user to carry small cargo with them. Perfect for shopping or touring.

We use the Ortlieb and Altura range, both of which are fully waterproof and easy to adjust and remove.

Suitability

  • Fully waterproof
  • Suitable for touring
  • Easy to adjust

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Rack Pack

A rack pack fits onto the rear rack of a bicycle and are perfect for carrying smaller items, such as tools, waterproof jackets, spare maps, food, keys etc.

We use the Altura range of rack packs, all of which are fully waterproof.

Suitability

  • Fits to any rack
  • Waterproof
  • Incudes carry handles

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