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Address: Mariastraat 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 (0)50 34 32 62
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Bicycling hobbyist Eric Popelier launched this bike rental company to rent...
Bicycling hobbyist Eric Popelier launched this bike rental company to rent Oxford bikes (and brand-new electric ones) to tourists exploring Bruges. His bike supply is replaced every six months, ensuring high-quality rides for all—and he makes child seats and bike bags available free of charge.
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Class bike hire centre - exactly what I thought a Belgian bike hire shop would be like - complete with a very friendly and knowledgeable owner who gave us a run down on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Eire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Class bike hire centre - exactly what I thought a Belgian bike hire shop would be like - complete with a very friendly and knowledgeable owner who gave us a run down on the bikes/gears etc. - advised us for our trip to Dahme and when I told him I had a Ridley advised me not to exceed 80km/h on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Good value bike rental in the centre of town. Tandem bicycles renting at 10 EUR per bike per hour. Other bikes can be rented with baby/child seats. Quick trip to the windmills in the north east of Bruges can be done there and back in the hour so its a good option (mostly bike paths!). Booking was made by email... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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99 reviews 99 reviews
28 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Very grumpy service, which I could deal with if my bike had been fixed properly, but it had not. No return business for me, as this was the second time I was disappointed.

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Bournemouth,
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We returned today (our 3rd time this year!) and this time purchased two of the ex-rental Oxford bikes. They were presented to us as new, no complaints and the promise of good after-support when we're back in Bruges. Top quality bikes, great service - couldn't ask for more! Thanks again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Rented two bikes for 4 hours. Owner refused to provide a smaller bike for my girlfriend upon her request and rolled his eyes when asking to adjust the seat. Note my girlfriend is 5 foot 7 inches and still the bike was big for her. During our trip, my girlfriend hurt her hip so it took a long time to... More 

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Ashburton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We recommend hiring bicycles from Eric Popelier. It is excellent value for money and Mr Popelier is courteous, helpful and has a good sense of humour. The hairy bits are cycling down one way streets the wrong way (but they all do it!) and negotiating the canal intersections where the cycle paths are not so separated from the busy roads.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We tried two other cycle hire places in Bruges before getting to this one... And it was by far, without question the best. Great solid bikes, friendly services, kids bikes to suit our 11yo and 8yo and a late return time of of 7pm. Simply one of the best days of family cycling ever.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a great place to rent a bike while in Bruges. Near the center of town, around all the attractions, and with a friendly vibe, we had an easy time renting a tandem bike here. Having a bike is great way to see this entire city. We easily rode all around (the city is flat), including out to the... More 

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Bournemouth,
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Visited Brugge again and spent a half day cycling the canal paths. Bike hire was again easy, great quality Oxford bikes! Simple and effective setup and service. Our 2nd time this year and no complaints!

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SAULT SAINTE MARIE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We rented bikes here, and we we returned them they checked them in and smiled and sent us on our way. The following day someone in the shop saw us on the road by the shop and shouted at us and insisted we come into the shop. He said we had damaged one of the bikes very badly and must... More 

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