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Eric Popelier

Mariastraat 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 32 62
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Hiring a bike couldn’t be easier

We had wanted to hire bikes in Paris, but were warned off using the Velob bikes because of credit... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
A brilliant way to spend a day in bruges!

We rented bikes for a day and hadn't really planned whet we wee going to do. However this turned... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2015
Louise C
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
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“rented bikes” (4 reviews)
“on foot” (3 reviews)
“tandem” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mariastraat 26, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 32 62
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had wanted to hire bikes in Paris, but were warned off using the Velob bikes because of credit card implications. What a delight to hire bikes at this awesome place in Bruges so easily. We were welcomed into the shop, and had to give...More

1  Thank Buckoinchch
Reviewed July 26, 2015

We rented bikes for a day and hadn't really planned whet we wee going to do. However this turned out to be an amazing day. After cycling around the streets we followed the canal out of the town towards Damme- the cycle path is wide...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Got 2 bikes for €21 for the day, (including a small hotel card discount), which was ok. Small shop but good location. Recommend cycling the paths around the city following the canals. We went a bit further a field and went out to Damme and...More

1  Thank Dippa7887
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Excellent bikes in good condition, helpful staff and no hassle. It seemed clear that these people know about bikes. You will need to take some ID and check the return time - there may be no point in hiring up to the maximum number of...More

Thank Gernsheim
Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This was the second cycle hire place we'd tried in Bruges and definitely the one we would use again. The bikes were sturdy, and in really good condition, and the service prompt, friendly and unfussy. Judging by the number of Popelier cycles we saw during...More

Thank Hill_Resident_SE14
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...More

Thank Katherine R
Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank K. E
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...More

Thank Alex C
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

Thank Robert R
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!

Thank Amanda L
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