Offering Bosch-powered mid-drive e-bikes, this retailer also has hire packages of between half a day and a week, and if you decide to buy an e-bike within three months of hire there is the possibility of deducting the hire price from the purchase.
A good area for family riding, boasting the extremely attractive towns of Harrogate and Knaresborough, linked by the traffic-free Beryl Burton and Nidd Gorge cycleways. Further to the north a signed Sustrans cycle route leads to the magnificent Fountains Abbey.
The area: Located on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park which offers magnificent on and off road riding (good bridleway network) over very some very challenging terrain. Found at the Rusty Bike Cycle Cafe but will also deliver to your holiday accommodation in the area.
Trek Powerfly e-mtbs, both hardtail and full suspension, with full and half day rates and group discount.
The area: This is the quieter end of the Yorkshire Dales and from 2018 Swaledale will offer the chance to cycle the family-friendly Swale Trial as well as many more testing moorland routes. Minor road routes include the Yorkshire Dales Cycleway and NCN 71.
A wide variety of e-bikes, including the chance to try the whole range of Bosch motors with day rates applicable.
Magnificently located on the Yorkshire Heritage Coast between the extremely popular and attractiveresorts of Scarborough and Whitby and right next to a coastal cycle trail that has some magnificent views over this designated Heritage Coast area.
For a taster of the most difficult route, Altura, check out the Cyclewise video:
Whinlatter is also directly on what is probably the UK’s most popular long distance cycle route, the C2C and the outdoor and tourist mecca of Keswick lies a few miles to the west of the forest park along the C2C route.
Hybrids, e-mtbs and more unusually e-fat bikes are on offer.
There are some absolute classic bridleway rides around Keswick just screaming out to be tackled by e-mtb or even e-fat bike including around Skiddaw, around Cat Bells and the Old Coach Road and more – many featured here.
Here’s a couple of short videos showing both the stunning scenery around Keswick andthe e-mtb experience on offer in the area:
Haibike e-mtbs and fat bikes plus hybrids. From two hours to multi-day trips.
Kielder is about as remote as biking gets – especially if you venture away from Kielder village and the huge eponymous reservoir and into the surrounding forests where there are many waymarked trails.
The scenery may not be as mountainous and as jaw-droppingly spectacular as the Lake District but the sense of wilderness is much more present here in an area that is historically extremely sparsely populated. You can even nip into Scotland and back if you have time.