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Breakaway Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
About Breakaway Helsinki
Half a day gravel grind through the woods, two hour Strava KOM hunt in the city or a century ride in the countryside with your colleagues, finishing with sauna and drinks? No problem. In addition to great riding buddies with local knowledge, we offer you desirable high-quality bikes that are maintained by an accomplished bike mechanic. And yes, if you want to ride solo you can just rent a bike too. The possibilities are unlimited and we’re here to make your wishes true.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I Googled 'Gravel Helsinki' I've found the Breakaway.cc site, contacted them, and from there everything went very smooth. Accomodating, flexible and very welcoming. As a very nice surprising coincidence, they opened their shop the day of my bike hire, so very cheerful vibe. Patrons,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

I wanted to test out what the fuss about gravel rinding was about and had been toying with the idea of purchasing one. I found myself in Helsinki with a Saturday free and found the breakaway Helsinki website, contacted them and got an answer that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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MattiM242, PR-johtaja at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2019

Hi Matt, Thank you! Totally my pleasure to meet you and I appreciate the pun too. Still sunny and nice here but that is going to change soon... lucky you indeed. We are going to have a new location soon with more space for explicit...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Breakaway for this amazing weekend hitting the gravel and muddy roads around Helsinki! I highly recommend the Trail 2000: steep climbs and winding descents through the beautiful forest of the Nuuskio National Park. The bikes are super light, stiff and comfortable thanks to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nathan C
MattiM242, Omistaja at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello Nathan! Thank you for your business. We are always delighted to provide cyclists with a chance to ride in our surroundings. Let's try to arrange one more ride with you before you're finished with your studies in Helsinki. Kind regards, Matti

Reviewed November 4, 2018

I was very lucky to participate in a two day roundtrip to Fiskars organized by Breakaway Helsinki in early September 2018. The idea was to ride as much gravel as possible and to enjoy the beautiful scenery and a good company! There were about seven...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MattiM242, Omistaja at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello C! Thank you so much for your thorough review. We were happy to ride with all you guys. You can expect more of the same for next season with few additions and bit more attention to details. We'll contact you as soon as we...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

Breakaway Helsinki provides an amazing cycling experience. It was a true pleasure to sample Finland's incredible cycling infrastructure and scenery. Matti was the perfect host. We can't thank you enough - it was the highlight of our trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
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MattiM242, Owner at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hi emjmyoung, Thanks for reviewing! It was a pleasure to ride with you guys.Great weather and good company. Can't really ask for more. Kind regards, Matti

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Awesome bike ride in Helsinki, incredible way to tour the city and outdoors!! Rode a 60km route of mixed gravel and roads. Matti was a great guide and the open bikes were perfect for the ride. Can't wait to do it again!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matti M, Domestique at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Angel! Thanks a bunch for your review! It's a shame we only had time for a short ride. I got the impression that you had legs for at least the double the ride we did. Well, next time then!

Reviewed June 6, 2018

Perfect ride of 107 km through the beautiful area of Helsinki. Composed by Matti. Great service as Breakaway delivered the road bike the evening before as I wanted to start at 7am. The road bike is of professional level. I ride a Pinarello myself and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Matti M, Domestique at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you hgijzen for your review! We hope to ride again with you in case you come back. Enjoy the summer! Kind regards, Matti

Reviewed June 4, 2018

The Bike Not your typical rental bike. The Open UP is a top notch carbon frame, and the components where up there as well with a Force 1X groupset, Mavic wheels and ENVE/Zipp finishing kit. As I am somewhat of a tall guy (6'8"), I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Matti M, Domestique at Breakaway Helsinki, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you Ernst for your thorough review. We hope to get you back soon and do a combo of road and gravel on our new 700c wheel sets. Btw, I had planned to chit chat through out our ride but you were very effective keeping...More

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June 30, 2018|
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Response from MattiM242 | Property representative |
Hello David, That is perfect! We will be happy to ride with you. We like to combine road and gravel here so you can expect that. Send us an email closer to september to book your bike and bring some warmer clothing with... More