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The Bike Hire Company is a bike hire delivery and shuttle / transport service. We cater for the cyclist who wishes to cycle the bike and rail trails and back roads of the High Country region in North East Victoria. We deliver and pickup door to door...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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+61 400 345 648
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nigel delivered the bikes to our accommodation, adjusted the bikes to the correct height for us and gave a run down of the features. The bikes are safe and well kept. We were provided with maps and various day trip options. The service was very...More

Thank ShovelandGumby
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed yourselves and thank you for taking the time to post the review, it is much appreciated. I agree the downhill run from Beechworth to Everton is an awesome ride with some stunning scenery. We look forward to catching up next time you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fun bike ride from Beechworth to Bright was a holiday highlight. Nigel made it very simple for us to hop on his bikes and pedal through beautiful scenery. He gave us great advice, was very helpful with pick up times and always had a...More

Thank Romy T
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the kind words Romy. Yes it certainly is beautiful country you travel through on the Rail Trail. We are happy that we were able to assist you in having an enjoyable time here. Safe travels and we look forward to you returning.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across Nigel after a recommendation from Beechworth Bike Shop. We planned to cycle the Rail Trail from Beechworth to Bright with our two kids and needed someone to ferry us back after a long arduous day! Nigel suggested a lunch stop and things...More

Thank familyhols_10
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Happy to hear you had a great time and thank you for the glowing report. We look forward to seeing you next time

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment Nigel dropped our bike hire off to the house we were provided with excellent service. Nothing was too much trouble for Nigel. We called on Nigel for his regular shuttle service and appreciated his flexibility with pickup times and venues. Nigel also...More

Thank h0ffy5
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate it. I am glad you all enjoyed your time here cycling the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and I'm happy we were able to make your trip a memorable one. Keep cycling and safe...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my booking phone call Nigel gave me lots of tips about our ride - distances, cafes and, most importantly in this season, how to deal with swooping magpies. We followed his advice and came out unscathed. At the end of an amazing day’s ride...More

Thank HellyWheels
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review we appreciate it. I am happy the Magpie advice worked well. Only a few more weeks and the swooping will stop. We look forward to catching up next time you are passing through

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nigel is a real find - website is full of information and Nigel responds promptly and cheerfully to enquiries through his website. Great range of bikes and accessories and transport between locations for bikes, people and luggage. Nigel is easy going and prompt and timely...More

Thank Menmycomments
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words. We love what we do and I am glad that comes through to our customers. Helping people enjoy their biking experience through this beautiful region is fun, and by passing on our knowledge of the area and biking tips...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nigel offers a great service. He is friendly, flexible and gave us good advice on where to ride and how far. The bikes appear new and all the accessories are in excellent condition. The option to ride one way and shuttle back is fantastic.More

1  Thank Claire S
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Claire for taking time to give us the review. Having the shuttle allows our customers to travel further than they would if they had to ride the return. As you know this allows you time to explore more of the beautiful region. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service handled transfer of luggage and shuttles will use again. Made the rail trail a great experience.

1  Thank JeffP1511
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jeff. I'm happy we made your 6 day adventure here a great experience. Maybe we will see you in Autumn with some of your walking group.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from Nigel who drove us and our bikes from Wangaratta to Bright to begin our ride. Friendly service and good communication to let us know he was running a little late. Helpful local knowledge, especially about potential magpie swooping. Also a great source...More

1  Thank Christine C
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Christine. As keen cycle tourists ourselves we love being able to help people enjoy their time visiting and exploring our region. See you next year,

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nigel was a great host, most helpful, organised and informative as we had no idea of what to do and where to go. Our whole family thoroughly enjoyed the downhill thrilling ride from Beechworth to Everton.And thanks for the great tip for a hearty well...More

Thank RosalindV11
NigelW1226, Owner at The Bike Hire Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Ros for taking the time to write the review, much appreciated. The 15 km ride downhill from Beechworth is great fun and the scenery is beautiful and those old school hamburgers at the Everton Store are a huge hit with many of our...More

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