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Lake District Bikes

| Lowick, Ulverston LA12 8DX, England
+44 7887 731552
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I have nothing but excellent things to say about the experience I had hiring a bike from John at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
peterhadlow
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Dartford, United Kingdom
great bikes, great price, excellent service

Would never go anywhere else now I've rented from John. The bikes are all great, well maintained... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
danny h
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Bike hire specialising in a range of top end road bikes such as Titanium Enigma and Carbon Trek Madone road bikes,coupled with an extensive portfolio of E-Bikes,all terrain bikes,Hybrid bikes,childrens bikes and buggies. Prior booking of hire bikes is essential to ensure availability. The bike hire is also coupled with guided adventure rides in the Lake District. Prior booking is essential. Cumbria and North Lancashire agents for New Enigma road and gravel bikes,new bikes in stock and a range of sizes and models of Titanium framed road and gravel bikes to ride in the Lake District.
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| Lowick, Ulverston LA12 8DX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have nothing but excellent things to say about the experience I had hiring a bike from John at Lake District bikes. The bike, the Enigma Etape, was beautifully prepared for me. Nothing was too much trouble for John to make sure that everything was...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes ! This Enigma Etape is ideally set up for climbing with a nice big juicy rear cassette.To be stopped by an Italian at the top of Wrynose Pass shouting "Enigma, Enigma please get of your bike so I can photograph the Enigma bike" I...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Would never go anywhere else now I've rented from John. The bikes are all great, well maintained and set up and at £25 a day we had a blast (once we got over Wrynos Pass, awful thing to do even in perfect weather..) Can't recommend...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always a pleasure. I put a lot of effort and love into maintaining the bikes and this year went on a CYTEC 2 day training course to ensure all bikes are 100% .Don't forget there is a surcharge for climbing and descending the Lake land...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

I was in the Lake District on my way to Northern Scotland to participate in the Celtman Extreme Triathlon. I did not have a lot of time to research routes, etc so I arranged to ride with John. We did a 5+ hour ride in...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Thanks Jerry, yes this was a special days cycling with near perfect dry sunny conditions which I found quite hot. But being fresh into the UK from Texas you found the day on the cool side but you only had a single cycling shirt on.I...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Last year we discovered John Sutcliffe’s bike tours and as all of us were in out 70’s and some in 80’s, we were somewhat apprehensive about embarking on such a tour. We need not have worried John soon realised our potential and took us on...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Ahh yes, I was so apprehensive last year I had to visit your accommodation the day before to check you all out! Two beautiful Lake District days touring on the E-bikes ,the first into the Cartmel Peninsular and this years into the Furness Peninsular.Stunning views...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Two retired couples from America who have biked throughout Europe rented e-bikes from John Sutcliffe for a week. It was a fabulous experience. The bikes we hired were high quality, late model, and excellently maintained. He took us on a guided tour the first day,...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

How could I let you go without some English hospitality with a cup of tea after a days cycling around the Cartmel peninsular? It was a pleasure to meet you all and help plan your weeks cycling holiday .

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This is the second time that my daughter and I have used e-bikes from John. I booked the bikes 2 weeks before and on arrival they were out and ready for us. The checking in and paperwork took 10 minutes and we were on our...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Mark, thanks for that, always great to welcome repeat cyclists. Yes, I totally agree ,the E-bikes open up new avenues of cycling experiences for all ages of cyclists be it on , or off road. Please bring the sunshine again next year.

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I hired a trek madone ladies bike from John and would highly recommend. John was prompt to respond the queries and extremely helpful. He spent time with us making sure that the bike was a good fit and had a range of pedals to use....More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

So glad you had a great days cycling in this fantastic heat wave we are currently experiencing in the Lake District.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

I was travelling as a solo lady and joined a group for a days cycle tour around the costal area of the south lake district. John our guide did an excellent job fitting me out with a bike and leading our group through a maze...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

So glad we were able to take full advantage of this fantastic May weather and the quiet lakeland lanes.Its the first time i have had a lady cyclist riding with her french nickers over her cycling shorts!Still it was a very good way of being...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I found John extremely knowledgeable and explained everything I needed to know in language I understood. The selection of bikes is amazing and he provides for all ages. I shall definitely return.More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Great, thanks ,glad you enjoyed your day out on the bike.Yes, I have a bike to suit everyone from the dedicated roadie, off road enthusiast ,leisure riders on hybrid bikes or kids bikes for the youngsters. The E-bikes are proving very popular with old an...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I had 1 day available in the lake district for a ride. John was available to do a guided ride with me. He made the whole experience so easy. Fitted my bike and provided a helmet (travelling from nz I hadn't packed for cycling). He...More

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johnonthego7, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

'Thanks Tracey, yes we had a fun days cycling around the Furness Peninsular towards Cartmel. Im delighted that the Enigma Etape 53 fitted you so well, and the large cassette made the cycling quite easy. Enjoy the rest of your trip to Edinburgh and Ireland...More

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