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Lake District Bikes

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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...more
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| Lowick, Ulverston LA12 8DX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I biked the Lake District Loop and it ended up being one of the best rides we’ve ever experienced, despite the bad weather. John at Lake District Bikes is located right off the route and made the bike ride worry free. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Josh B
johnsA2596QF, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

To climb over Wrynose Pass in March with snow on the tops and puddles on the road is an awesome achievement.You actually rode BRITAINS BEST BIKE RIDE as voted by the readers of Cycling Plus magazine which is one of my most popular rides for...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

A huge thank you to John at Lake District Bikes for a fantastic day out. We hired 2 E-bikes and my husband and I are both converts! You can cycle further and faster and whilst it is still great exercise the hills are a lot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

What a fantastic autumnal day you had cycling around the South Lake District. Crystal clear views, bright blue skies and deserted country lanes.But it was a frosty start so very cold initially , while cycling past the mirror calm Coniston Water ,with the reflections of...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Hired an Enigma road bike for a four day cycle trip around the Lake District. Bike was brilliant. Easy location from Ulverston to start a Lake District adventure. Brilliant and friendly customer service from John who is very knowledgable in his field. Would recommend to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

OOOhh you were so luck with the late October autumnal weather with your climbs over Hardnott and Wrynose passes on your mini tour of the South Lake District.In delighted that I sorted out an Enigma titanium bike to fit your size and with gearing to...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

I had a spare day in the Lakes before a friend's 50th birthday and chanced upon John's website. He recommended his finest Trek Madone Project One 56 and we had a deal. He was hugely helpful recommending routes and helping fit the bike. After a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

There is something very special about riding on the top Trek Madone Project One bike on a beautiful day, through the varied landscape of the Lake District.With the Shimano Di2 electric gear change system this bike eats up the lakeland roads,passes and lanes.This is a...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I rented one of John’s large Echo Titanium road bikes which came equipped with virtually new high end Shimano and SRAM components. An excellent value for the price. John kindly fitted mudguards which kept me sane during a rainy first few hours of my ride....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen C
John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Well done Steve in climbing Wrynose Pass from the west after circumnavigating the western shores of Morecambe Bay.Not the best weather to start the ride with the clouds covering all the hills ,but by heading South from Lowick and the back into the hills via...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

I had a fabulous time riding in the rolling hills, and passing through small towns. The views were just breathtaking. I must add that John is an excellent guide but also very professional, with safety in mind. He will warn you of down hills, sharp...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Bernard we had a blast on a dry autumnal day in South Cumbria! We took in Coniston Water lake with amazing view across the lake to to the Old Man of Coniston. We cycled on through Torver to have a cafe break in Broughton in...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The bike was great and John was super nice and prepare the bike for the event with all my requests. I recommend to anyone who is visiting Lake DistrictMore

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andrevlc
John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Yep , the Enigma Titanium Esprit 55 with the Campag Record gears is perfect for fast riding in a triathlon, or exploring this area.. Well done on completing this very testing event which was a severe test .I look forward to your next challenge on...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Awesome experience, John was extremely helpful and has great bikes and safety gear. John helped us with a map and recommended a route based on our ability. We hired 3 electric bikes and 2 road bikes and had a great time, if you're an amateur...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian J
John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Yes Ian, there are some of the most beautiful rides in the UK in the South Lake District including" Britains Best Ride" as voted for by the readers of Cycling Plus.The E-bikes enable cyclists the freedom to travel further, higher, and longer to enjoy areas...More

Reviewed September 20, 2018

My wife and I determined to experience the The Lake District from a slightly different perspective discovered John and his Lake District Bikes by short Google search. Having met on a wet September morning John was extremely helpful and kitted us out with two high...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Cycling by Coniston Water on the East side of the lake is a joy. The view across the lake to the Old Man of Coniston, Crinkle Craggs and Dow Craggs can only be described as one of the best views in Britain. Fortunately the road...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. Brilliant selection of bikes - I hired a top of the range Trek that felt like it flew up the hills. John was really friendly, set me and my friend up for a great days riding, will definitely use again when we’re in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom A
John S, Owner at Lake District Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Yes Tom ,the Trek Madone Project One [from my flagship bike range] with the new wheels is a real treat to ride and its fiery unique paint job lit up your grey cycling day.I really enjoy cyclists returning after their ride saying what a great...More

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