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.

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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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.

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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 credit/debit card details as a form of deposit, and the ID of the cardholder such as driving license or passport

Helpful information

  • Our hire bikes all come with flat pedals fitted as standard. 
  • We do have a Shimano MTB SPD pedals and Shimano Road SPD-SL pedals available for just £3 extra.
  • 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.

Hire Charges

Full Day

Half Day

Road Bike
Trek Emonda ALR4 £1000rrp 



MTB - Hardtail
Trek XCaliber7 

£30 £24

E-MTB - Hardtail
Trek Powerfly 5

£50 £35

Trek Road Hybrid Bike
Trek 7.2fx 

£25 £20

Junior bikes
ages 7-16years

£20 £16

Child Seat fitted to hire bike






Group discount - Hire 4 MTB/E-MTB/Road/Hybrid bikes or more get a 10% discount

Group bikes delivery is possible through prior arrangement, there maybe a charge depending on location.

How to Book Your Hire Bikes:

Book Online:
Complete the booking system, card details are held to confirm hire bike
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Give us a call:
01748 884908

Send us an email: enquiries@dalesbikecentre.co.uk

* Hire or demo charges are deducted if you decide to buy an ex hire bike from us
** Our child seats are suitable for children from around 9 months to 6 years or a maximum of 20kg
Our bikes and equipment are hired in good condition and full working order.
Before leaving our premises, you should satisfy yourself that the equipment hired is in full order, meets your needs and your skills.
The equipment hired is only for use on routes intended for bikes.
In the event of any damage during the hire period, howsoever caused, the hirer agrees to pay the cost of repair or damage at a not for profit rate.
In the event of any loss during the hire period, howsoever caused, the hirer agrees to pay the cost of replacement at a discounted from full price rate.
Mountain biking and cycling are activites that carry an element of risk of injury and the hirer indemnifies the Dales Bike Centre against any injuries sustained beyond its control. 
The liability of Dales Bike Centre in any hiring is limited to the equipment provided which the hirer will satisfy him or herself is in full working order before leaving the premises.
The hiring of any equipment will be deemed to be acceptance of these conditions and agreement to be bound by them.