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Our rental bikes


Being cyclists by ourselves we are aware everybody has his favourite bike. For this reason we offer a range of bikes suitable for our tours. To ensure a trouble free trip all our bikes are fitted with puncture proof tyres and are serviced intensively before each rental period. We only hand out bikes on which we would do a tour with by ourselves!
For your peace of mind our bikes are covered by RACT roadside assist. That means if you have a serious breakdown, cannot fix it and we cannot come you may call the Tasmanian automobilclub for help and will not be charged.
We try to keep our running cost low and pass the savings on to our customers. As a result our prices are low in comparison.
Each rental comes with: taste neutral waterbottle for each cage, a comprehensive toolbox incl. spare tube, a good pump and one lock for each 2 bikes.
Helmets are available on request at no extra charge (wearing a helmet is compulsary).
Please note: Our bikes are not the correct type for gravel roads.



These SHOGUN Hybrids were the first bikes in our fleet. They are not so shiny anymore but are still running fine thanks to many new parts. Our customers were always very pleased with them. They feature a mountain bike style frame, a very low first gear, 27 speed (gents) / 24 speed (ladies). Seat post suspension and realively wide tyres make it quite comfortable. Most bikes are fitted with a detachable small handlebar bag. Weight: around 14.5 kg



Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

45 cm  (18")  frame for bodyheight 1.58m to 1.65m (5'2" to 5'6")

49 cm (19.5") frame for bodyheight 1.66m to 1.73m (5'6" to 5'8")

53 cm  (21")  frame for bodyheight 1.74m to 1.81m   (5'8" to 6')

57 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.82m to 1.88m   (6' to 6'2")

61 cm  (24")  frame for bodyheight 1.89m to 1.97m (6'2" to 6'6")



Lady bike recommendation frame seize versus body-height:


45 cm (18") for 1.58m to 1.66 m (5'2" to 5'6")

Please note the ladies bikes do not have a bottle cage.



These European style GIANT bikes are ideal for the big tour. They feature a very sturdy frame (where you can add a lot of luggage), a more upright seating position and mudguards. They are basic with only 21 speed but are very reliable! Seat post suspension and realively wide tyres make them quite comfortable. As a bonus a big detachable handlebar bag with generous waterproof map compartment is fitted. Weight: around 16.5 kg



our GIANT  gents bike in Tasmania

Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

53 cm  (21")  frame for bodyheight 1.74m to 1.81m   (5'8" to 6')

57 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.82m to 1.90m (5'11" to 6'3")

our GIANT ladies bike in Tasmania

Lady bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

38 cm  (15")  for 1.50m to 1.59m (4'11" to 5'3")

49 cm (19.5") for 1.66m to 1.76m (5'5" to 5'9")
Please note the ladies bikes do not have a bottle cage.



Our new TOURERS have been designed and pre-assembled in Germany with a lot attention to detail. They may look ordinary, but they are the perfect touring bike, extremely agile and easy to move, but also very stable, even with luggage!
That is made possible by a frame from double butted Chromoly steel tubes (very rare these days!). This does not add weight but gives a comfortable ride while more pedalling energy is ending up on the road! Only high quality components are fitted like high precision wheels and Shimano Deore V-brakes, low friction cabeling, a rock-solid rack, metal-mudguards, sealed cardridge ball bearings for fork, pedals and bottom bracket.
The first gear is as extremely low as on our Shogun Hybrids but the 24 gears system is much more precise and reliable. We can offer these hi-end bikes for our normal rental price as their maintainance cost are much lower thanks to the fitted long life components.
Please note: In order not to spoil the sporty feel no handlebar bag has been fitted. However, a medium size detachable handlebar bag (see picture) can be hired for $ 10 per tour. Weight: around 14 kg, but it reacts like a much lighter bike!



our Poison gents bike in Tasmania

Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

48 cm  (19")  frame for bodyheight 1.57m to 1.66m (5'2" to 5'6")

52 cm  (21")  frame for  bodyheight  1.65m to 1.74m   (5'5" to 5'9")

56 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.73m to 1.82m (5'8'" to 5'12")

60 cm  (24")  frame for bodyheight 1.81m to 1.90m (5'11" to 6'3")

64 cm (25.5") frame for bodyheight 1.89m to 1.98m (6'2" to 6'6")

our Poison ladies bike in Tasmania

Lady bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

48 cm  (19")  frame for bodyheight 1.57m to 1.66m (5'2" to 5'6")

52 cm  (21")  frame for  bodyheight 1.65m to 1.74m   (5'5" to 5'9")

56 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.73m to 1.82m (5'8'" to 5'12")

Please note: these lady bikes HAVE a bottle cage!



Our lightest and fastest bikes are our "RUNNERS" from MERIDA, the "Speeder T 2". This cross between a road bike and a touring bike is the right choice for guests who usually ride a road bike. They feature a road bike aluminium frame but have a triple crankset (27 speed), a straight handlebar, slightly wider tyres (30 mm) and V-brakes. They are fast and can climb hills better than a typical road bike. Weight: 12 kg. However, there are some downsides:

- the first gear is not as low as on our other bikes (harder on hills)

- the ride is much rougher than on our other bikes

- there is no lady frame available

- panniers can not be fitted

- not all bikes have puncture proof tyres installed yet

- strictly for use on paved roads only!


our MERIDA bike in Tasmania

Our recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

47 cm (19") frame for bodyheight 1.52m to 1.67m (5'0" to 5'2")

50 cm (20") frame for bodyheight 1.58m to 1.63m (5'2" to 5'4")

52 cm (21") frame for bodyheight 1.64m to 1.68m (5'4" to 5'4")

54 cm (22") frame for bodyheight 1.69m to 1.74m (5'6'" to 5'8")

56 cm (23") frame for bodyheight 1.75m to 1.80m (5'9'" to 5'11")

59 cm (24") frame for bodyheight 1.81m to 1.88m (5'11" to 6'2")

ourMERIDA bike in Tasmania

There are no Lady frames available!



Please note: Should your prefered bike beeing unavailable we will substitute it with one of similar size or type. We aim to inform you as soon as possible.


BIKE HIRE WITHOUT TOUR-BOOKING IS AVAILABLE. Please download prices and conditions here.



G R E E NI S L A N DT O U R ST A S M A N I A3 Simeon Place, St. Helens, 7216 Tasmania, AustraliaTel + Fax: (+61) 03- 6376 3080E-mail: git_tas@tassie.net.au