Guided Off Road Bike Rides in 2021

We will be offering off-road guiding in three different levels Easy, Moderate and Challenging. There will be an option of either just ‘Guiding’ or ‘Guiding plus Tuition’. In a trial run last year, riders found the Guiding plus Tuition so very beneficial for both their confidence and off-road technique that this will now be a[…]

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Fred Whitton Challenge 2021

After the cancellation in 2020 due to COVID-19, this year’s Fred Whitton Challenge will take place on 09/05/21. All riders will by now know they have been accepted or not  for this ‘Mother’ of cycling challenges. This year, the organisers are committed to delivering aCOVID-safe event on Sunday 9th May 2021. This will include Social[…]

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Road Bike of the Year 2020?

The new addition to the bike hire fleet in 2020 ,the Trek Domane + LTE bike is my pick. This Carbon framed bike in the 54 size with the Bosch Performance Cruise motor and 500w power tube battery is made for all day road cycling adventures. The Trek Domane + Carbon Electric road bike is[…]

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Grizedale Mountain Bikes… Closed?

Yes, due to a change of rental contact with the Forestry Commission the Bike hire in Grizedale is closed until the new tenants have the opportunity to refurbish/restock and reopen at the end of this summer. Here at Lake District Bikes we have Gravel Bikes, Hard Tail Mountain Bikes, and Hard Tail E-Bikes to hire[…]

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Mondraker E-Bikes Due in 2021

I feel a bit like Ryan Air ordering all their Boeing jets to upgrade their fleet. The new Mondraker E-bikes are ordered for delivery in March 2021, with three sizes available, small, medium, and large. Who on earth are Mondraker you probably ask yourself? The Spanish brand Mondraker are masters of Mountain Bike building and[…]

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