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We hired 4 standard mountain bikes and really happy with quality of bikes and friendly service... read more

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truff-tree
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Fab first time on an electric bike from the Bike Station Ballater

Great service at the bike station Ballater. We hired a couple of electric bikes for the day, had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SjSwift
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Hong Kong, China
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The Activity Station Station Square, Ballater AB35 5RB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hired 4 standard mountain bikes and really happy with quality of bikes and friendly service. Speedy to hire and, at £15 per day, cost was very reasonable. They have a wide range of bikes to hire including hybrid electric ones.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service at the bike station Ballater. We hired a couple of electric bikes for the day, had clear tuition on how to use them and were given good tips on where to go. What a day! Cycling through the stunning autumn colours along the...More

Thank SjSwift
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Thre were few bikes in Ballater that day due to a big bike event in Aberdeen. The first shop we went to offered us electric bikes but it was more than we wanted to pay for a couple of hours. Not so at the Bike...More

Thank Roglu81
Reviewed August 23, 2018

My wife, my adult son and myself had a great ride out today with Lisa who was very attentive and interesting. She rode to our ability and took us out to Burn O Vat. What a pleasant and peaceful experience and good exercise to boot....More

Thank keshyy
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Old guy that works there, has such a bad attitude, it was like he hated me coming in his shop. So rude when I asked normal Questions. Wee man syndrome anyone??

Thank Frank2727
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Horrific experience, the little crew cut / bald guy that works here was ignorant then rude to the point of aggression when I turned up to see about hiring an eBike. The stupid thing is that I had prebooked on-line so all he had to...More

Thank Thailand1903
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

One of the great challenges of cycling with family in UK is finding car free tracks and available bike hire shops. This is why bike station ballater ticks all the buttons for us. The service standards are extremely high. The bikes were all new and...More

Thank lecbruce
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We rented e-bikes for the ride up to Loch Muick. Dan was very helpful fitting the bikes and helping with directions. His service was great. Nice location in center of town near several restaurants and cafes.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I used the bike station a few years ago, hired a mountain bike and did the Burn o'vat tour. As others have commented it's well worth doing. This time I hired an electric mountain bike and covered over 60 miles in 3 days. They are...More

Thank J D
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Brilliant shop and brilliant tour. Lisa was the guide and was very informative, she is also capable of keeping to anyones pace, no matter how slow they are! 13 Mile round trip to Burn O' Vat was well worth it. Easy trail suitable for all...More

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