Our rental bikes Details to our electric bikes
We have different bike types in our fleet, but none are mountain- or high performance road-bikes. We believe these types are not suited for our tours. To keep our rental prices low we are upgrading existing bikes instead of buying new ones regularly. We have fitted low friction cables, puncture proof tyres and other affordable but very reliable but parts.
We do service each bike intensively before each rental. As a result problems are extremely rare and usually minor. If a problem occurs you just call us. Most of them can be rectified over the phone. For your peace of mind our bikes are also covered by "RACT roadside assist". That means if you have a serious problem, cannot fix it even with our phone support and we can not get to you may call the Tasmanian automobilclub and receive help free of charge.
Each rental comes with a taste neutral water bottle for each cage, a comprehensive toolbox incl. spare tube, a good pump and one lock for every 2 bikes.
We even include the expensive delivery and pick up if you book a tour with us!
You can bring your own helmet or can rent one from us for free (pre-order essential). Please note: wearing a helmet is compulsory in Tasmania!
Panniers are not included but can be hired for a small fee.
IMPORTANT: Our bikes are NOT suitable for off-road, gravel roads and sand. Any damage caused by disregarding their operational limits or mishandling is not covered by our free repair service.
The 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 are always pleased with them. They feature a mountain bike style frame and 27 speed (ladies bike 24 speed) with a very low first gear (24 / 32 teeth). Seatpost suspension and relatively wide tyres do make them the most comfortable bikes in our fleet. All hybrids are fitted with a small detachable handlebar bag. Please note: the suspension-seat post results in a different body seize to frame recommendation. Maximum load (rider plus luggage) is 115kg. Weight: around 14.5 kg
These European style GIANT bikes feature a very sturdy frame (where you can add a lot of luggage), a more upright seating position and mudguards. They have only 21 speed but this setup is extremely reliable! Seat post suspension and relatively wide tyres make them very comfortable. As a bonus a big detachable handlebar bag with generous waterproof map compartment (not pictured!) is fitted. Please note: the suspension seatpost results in a different body seize to frame recommendation. Maximum load (rider plus luggage) is 120kg. Weight: around 16.5 kg
Our relatively new TOURERS have been built to our specifications with attention to detail. They are the perfect touring-bike, combining the advantages of road bikes and hybrids: extremely agile and easy to move, but also comfortable and very stable, even with heavy luggage! The 3 x 8 gear system has the same range as the ”modern” 3 x 10 systems but is so MUCH more reliable!
The frame is made from double butted Chromoly steel tubes. This light, but extremely stable and comfortable frame is rare and usually only used in very expensive hi-end bikes. Other rental companies do charge almost $ 100 a day for a bike with similar properties. But we only charge the same as for our other bikes as we pass on the low maintenance cost to our customers. Maximum load (rider plus luggage) is 105kg. Weight: around 14 kg, but hey react like a much lighter bike!
Please note: In order not to spoil the sporty feel no handlebar bag is fitted. However, a medium size detachable handlebar bag can be hired for $ 10 per tour.
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. With their triple crankset (27 speed) they can climb hills better than a typical road bike. 30 mm wide tyres make them fast but not completely hard. Maximum load (rider plus luggage) is strictly 90kg. Weight: 12 kg. However, there are some downsides:
- the first gear is not as low as on our other bikes (makes hill-climbing harder)
- the ride is much rougher than on our other bikes
- there is no lady frame available
- no mud guards, no rack (panniers can not be fitted)
- strictly for use on paved roads only!
Please note: Should your prefered bike being unavailable we will substitute it with one of similar size and type. We aim to inform you as soon as possible.
BIKE HIRE WITHOUT TOUR-BOOKING IS AVAILABLE. Please download prices and conditions here.