Bike Hire

E-Bike hire, Mountain bike hire, Road bike hire or Hybrid bike hire in the Yorkshire Dales.  Dales Bike Centre is the best place from which to hire and explore Swaledale and the Yorkshire Dales.

Our fleet of over 30 top quality current model hire bikes is the largest in the area.  Each hire bike comes clean and has been safety checked to ensure it's in perfect working order.  The price includes bike helmet, route map, pump and small spares pack.

We can suggest routes from low level riding to something aimed at the more experienced rider.  We'll provide a detailed route map and plenty of advice to help you explore and make the most of your time cycling Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Swale Trail

Gateway to Swale Trail, the Yorkshire Dales only dedicated easy going mountain bike trail is due to be fully open Spring'18.  Swale Trail is an ideal route for young families as well as the not-so-extreme of off road cyclists and MTB'ers.  You can ride it now as work progresses, 12 miles of stunning scenery following the river Swale up the valley as far as Keld.  There's is not a better place in the Yorkshire Dales to cycle off-road.

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New for 2018 in our hire bike fleet now! 
Trek Powerfly 5 is essentially a lightweight hardtail mountain bike with the Bosch pedal assist system. Perfect for exploring the trails of Swaledale with the added power that comes with an E-MTB. The Trek frame, Rockshox front suspension, Shimano disc brakes and Shimano drivetrain together make for a great experience exploring parts of the Yorkshire Dales you never thought you'd see by bike.
Trek Powerfly FS7 - Full suspension E-mountain bike is a total game-changer... The full suspension soaks up everything these rough trails of the Yorkshire Dales can throw at you, BUT with the Bosch pedal-assist system at ready for the climbs. Explore trails and places you never thought you could, take in the amazing views from the very highest ground with confidence

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Group Hire

With the largest fleet of hire bikes in the Yorkshire Dales we specialise in group hire.  School groups, military groups, family groups, corporate events along with stag and hen parties, all are easily catered for.  Swaledale is a great place for mountain biking with many route options but bikes along with equipment can be delivered and collected across the Yorkshire Dales and beyond.  For you group we can also lead the way with our very experience qualified mountain bike guides.  We've over 20 years experience of group mountain biking if anyone can help we can!  Just drop us a line.

It's advisable to pre book your bike to avoid disappointment at busy times.

Interested in buying one of our very well looked after ex-hire bikes, we often have great offers on ex-hire bikes.

To hire a bike, we require a deposit for each hire bike of £50 swipe of credit /debit card, and the ID of the cardholder such as driving license or passport

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Helpful information

  • Our hire bikes all come with flat pedals fitted as standard. 
  • We do have a few sets of Shimano MTB SPD pedals and Shimano Road SPD-SL pedals we can fit just let us know.
  • If you have pedals of your own you would like us to fit it's no problem just let us know.
  • We don't supply cycling shoes, bring your own.
  • Your height or preferred frame size is helpful to us.

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