We have a number of bikes available for hire, these include Mountain Bikes, Hybrid Bikes, and Racers. We also provide bike repair and maintenance services, and can advise on biking and hiking routes in the Hebrides. We can also take you out and show you around. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements in more detail.
All our bikes come complete with a small tool-kit, a lock and helmet (helmets are not a legal requirement in Scotland but we recommend you use one).
The type of bikes we have can change as we often sell them on to keep our fleet new and in great condition.
Saracen Mantras or will be of similar spec
Our mountain bikes will have:
Hydraulic Disc brakes, normaly Shimano,
21 speed gears,
26" or 27.5" wheels (no 29ers yet)
For our kayaks we've chosen Perception sit-tops because they are are extremely versatile and easy to use. But don't just take our word for it, here's what Perception have to say about their product:
"The exceptional stability and user friendly handling means you need look no further for a versatile kayak to suit thrill seekers and families at the beach, lake or river. The padded seat and backrest adds comfort whilst the screw hatch means you can take to the water with a snack for refuelling.
Paddlers of all abilities will benefit from the smooth and predictable ride with true directional stability without compromising on manoeuvrability, thanks to the combination of our Tracking Hull, upswept bow and perfectly balanced volume distribution.
Our iconic moulded in handles make it extremely manageable to carry and car top."
Giant Defy 5 or similar spec.
Giant Defy is the best road bike in countless magazine tests. Brought to you by the world’s leading aluminium frame engineers, Defy redefines the performance possibilities of an entry-level road bike. Made from premium lightweight aluminium tubes and produced in Giant’s own tubing facility, it climbs, corners and sprints better than bikes costing thousands more. Featuring the same endurance geometry as Cycling Plus Bike of The Year Giant Defy Advanced.
Great Bikes to get round the island with. Will easily carry everything you need for a trip along the Hebridean Way and Strong enough to handle rough road surfaces.
Ridgeback'sbest-selling commuter category, is stylish and adaptable with the durability needed for everyday use.
A short test ride of one of these benchmark commuter hybrids will confirm why this category is so popular.
With the strength of a mountain bike, new and improved geometry and fast rolling 700c wheels, the sleek aluminium frame provides a responsive yet resilient ride.
The use of wide ratio Shimano componentry, puncture resistant tyres and ergonomic triple density grips ensure that a Ridgeback Velocity is the ideal bike to get you from A to B.
Bike for hire from Experience Hebrides based at the Woodland Centre
If you are just looking for a bike to go round the Lews Castle Grounds for an hour or 2, There are bikes available from the Experience Hebrides in assocation with Bike Hebrides.
These Bikes are Saracen Tufftraxs.