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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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Solid rental

Bikes were in good condition and it was incredibly easy. Bring cash and a map because he won't have one for outside Bruges. You also need an ID.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We rented three bikes for our week-long stay in Bruges and were extremely pleased with the quality of the bikes and the customer service we received. Although the shop was busy, we were able to get on the road quickly because of the efficiency of the person who helped us. The rental price is reduced if you have a Bruges... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Bikes were in good condition and it was incredibly easy. Bring cash and a map because he won't have one for outside Bruges. You also need an ID.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were a little nervous after reading a couple of reviews about a 'ranting madman' etc here that tried to charge extras, but we had a great renting experience, quick and friendly, bikes were good condition and well-maintained, and rental price was very reasonable. The best way to get around Brugge.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Good value cycle hire, no fuss and ready to ride away, short distance from main square. Found him on this site, friendly chap who advised on routes etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

The location of the store is very convenient. The bikes were sturdy and in good working condition. The service was friendly and helpful. They only needed to make a copy of our drivers license to rent the bikes. Overall, I would definitely recommend it!

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We went to hire a bike for 1 day at about 2pm, assuming 1 day meant 24 hours. This is not the case. We were told we need to have the bike back by 7pm, and would need to pay 2 days (€24) if we wanted the bike over night. Inflexible. The bike was average and not the most comfortable.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We hired a Tandum bike for the day which was great fun. The bike was in very good condition and the shop explained everything to us we needed to know. We cycled to De Hann, then along the coast to Oostende and got the train back to Bruges. Fabulous day out to see more of Belgium and escape the tour... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great sturdy bikes, in good condition and friendly staff, loved the way of the built in cycle lock. Met people who had hired from elsewhere and they said the place they used was not very good, things like the seat kept twisting around and she had to have a kids bike, because no others fitted her, so glad we did... More 

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Goudhurst, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Our first visit to Brugge reminded us how easy cycling is in the Low Countries compared with other Cities around the world. Brugge is perfect for cycling and you see so much more of it than on foot and with less effort. This shop was recommended by our hotel and we had a very good experience. The bikes were in... More 

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Eire
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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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Address: Address: Mariastraat 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 (0)50 34 32 62
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges

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