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Road Bike Hire

 

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For all our cycling trips we have an excellent fleet of bikes available to hire.

Each bike comes equipped with a bike computer plus a saddle bag with a spare tube, tyre levers and a pump.

Helmets are included as standard with our bike hire. If you prefer, please feel free to bring your own.

You can choose from two different types of bikes, each of which is available for any of our road cycling holidays and come in a full range of sizes to fit every rider.

Pricing Read More

Road Bike – £225 (5 Countries is £275)
E-bike – £385*

*If you think you or a travelling companion need an E-bike to complete the trip, please speak to one of our friendly adventure consultants before booking.

Please note that since our 5 Countries tour is a longer trip, bike hire costs £275 per bike for road bikes.

Benefits of hiring from us Read More
  • You don’t need to worry about transporting your bike to or from the start/end point
  • Your bike will be fully customised for you and ready to ride on Day 1
  • We will ensure it is kept in top condition during the trip
  • You simply hand the bike back at the journey’s end
How to reserve your bike Read More
  • Online – Simply note that you require a hire bike in your traveller notes when you book. The hire cost will be added to your invoice when we process your booking.
  • Phone – Simply let us know you want to hire a bike and we can add it to your booking.
Sizing and customisation Read More

After booking we will send you an online form to complete with your sizing information and any specific requests for your bike setup. This will let us assign you a bike and have it set to your requirements for when you arrive.

Trek - Domane AL 5

The first bike in our range is a road bike which is the Domane AL 5. Suited perfectly to true road biking, the Domane performs well on England’s sweeping country roads. The frame is built from Trek’s highest quality aluminium with a lightweight carbon fork there’s little wonder the Domane has been one of Trek’s best selling road bikes for many years. You’ll find a full Shimano 105 groupset throughout, including hydraulic disc brakes which offer superior braking performance in all weather conditions. The 11-speed gearing and wide-range cassette which means you have the gears to ride up even the most challenging climbs you’ll find on our trips.

Rounding off the bike are hand picked 32mm tyres which may be a little wider than what you’re used to on a road bike but offer a massive increase in comfort and control without any increase in rolling resistance or loss of speed.

In the Trek Domane, we think we’ve found a bike that is ideal for the type of riding you’ll experience in the UK. Whatever the terrain or surface, the Domane inspires confidence while delivering a level of comfort rarely found on a road bike.

Specifications

Domane AL 5 | Frameset Read More
Frame
100 Series Alpha Aluminium, tapered head tube, internal routing, mudguard mounts, DuoTrap S-compatible, flat-mount disc, 142×12 mm thru axle
Fork
Domane AL carbon, tapered alloy steerer, internal brake routing, mudguard mounts, flat-mount disc, 12×100 mm thru axle
Domane AL 5 | Wheels Read More
Front hub
Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, 100×12 mm thru axle
Rear hub
BBontrager alloy, sealed bearing, CenterLock disc, Shimano 11-speed freehub, 142×12 mm thru axle
Rims
Bontrager Affinity Disc, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 21 mm width, presta valve
Domane AL 5 | Drivetrain Read More
Shifters
Shimano 105 R7020, 11-speed
Front derailleur
Shimano 105 R7000, 31 mm clamp
Rear derailleur
Shimano 105 R7000, long cage, 34T max cog
Crank
Shimano 105 R7000, 50/34 (compact)
Bottom bracket
Shimano press-fit
Cassette
Shimano 105 HG700-11, 11-34, 11-speed
Chain
Shimano HG601
Domane AL 5 | Components Read More
Seatpost
Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 27.2 mm, 8 mm offset
Handlebar
Bontrager Elite IsoZone VR-SF, alloy, 31.8 mm, internal Di2 routing, 75 mm reach, 128 mm drop – Variable width
Grips
Bontrager Supertack Perf tape
Stem
Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree – variable length
Head set
FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8″ top, 1.5″ bottom
Brake set
Shimano 105 hydraulic disc
Domane AL 5 | Weight Read More
Weight
56 – 10.10 kg / 22.27 lbs

Trek - E-bike - Allant+ 6 Lowstep

Product image of a Trek Allant+ 6 Lowstep E-bike in the colour Juniper.

Credit: Trek Bikes

The other choice is to embrace the revolution and rent an E-bike for your trip. If you’ve never ridden an E-bike, be ready for a lot of fun. Everyone who tested these bikes from the Wilderness Team had a smile as wide as the Atlantic; it was simply great fun.

We should probably explain that if you’re looking for a motorbike, you’re going to be disappointed. An E-bike is still a bicycle, and you’ll still get a workout. However, the E-bike motor amplifies your pedalling effort and makes you feel like the wind is always at your back and helping you along the way. If you ride an E-bike, you’ll find that both the miles and the hills melt away, leaving you to enjoy the terrain and landscapes to the full.

An E-bike may allow you to complete one of our more challenging trips or enable you to keep up with your partner or friends throughout the day. If you hire one, we guarantee it will be impossible not to grin as you cruise past them on the hills.

The E-bikes we have selected are the Allant+ 6 Lowstep which features a lightweight aluminium frame and a new Bosch Smart System motor capable of helping you sustain speeds up to 25 km/h and controlled from a handlebar-mounted switch. The Allant+ 6 Lowstep also has wide 45mm tyres for extra stability and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power. The Lowstep design lets you easily hop on and off the E-bike to capture that perfect photo.

Specifications

Allant+ 6 | Frameset Read More
Frame
Hydroformed alloy, internal cable routing, external battery mount, post-mount disc
Fork
SR Suntour Mobie 34, air spring, rebound and compression adjust, tapered alloy steerer
Allant+ 6 | Drivetrain Read More
Shifters
Shimano Deore M5130, 10 speed
Rear derailleur
Shimano Deore M5130
Crank
ProWheel alloy
Cassette
Shimano LG400, 11-43, 10 speed
Chain
Shimano LG500, 9/10/11 speed
Allant+ 6 | Components Read More
Seatpost
Bontrager alloy
Handlebar
Alloy lowriser, 31.8 mm, 25 mm rise, 11-degree backsweep, 690 mm width
Grips
Bontrager XR Endurance Elite
Stem
Bontrager Comp, 31.8 mm, Blendr compatible
Brake set
Shimano MT401 / MT420 hydraulic disc, 180 mm rotor
Allant+ 6 | Weight Read More
Weight
M – 23.10 kg / 50.93 lb

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