There are a number of cycle shops in and around the North Pennines – some of them hire bikes too.
Arragon’s Cycle Centre
2 Brunswick Road, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7LU
Tel: 01768 890344
Website: Arragon’s Cycle Centre
Bikes available for hire: Mountain and hybrids.
Sales, parts and accessories.
Deneholme Country House, Allendale, Hexham NE47 9PX
Tel: 01434 618579
Mountain bikes available for hire, expeditions, guided tours and technical training available.
C2C Bike Repairs
Located on the Nenthead offroad section.
Tel: 01434 382194 or 07776 098915
Website: Mark Fearn, C2C bike repairs
Bike and rider recovery, road side assistance, parts – new and used, specialist workshop repairs (including wheels) to get you back on the road.
Electric Cycle Centre
The Glass House, Auction Mart Lane, Penrith, CA11 7JD
Tel: 01768 864775
Website: Electric Cycle Centre Penrith
Electric bikes and regular bikes for hire.
North Pennine Cycles
The Old Post Office, Nenthead, Cumbria CA9 3PF
Tel: 01434 381324
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Bikes available for hire: Mountain, kids, tandem.
Repair, rescue, baggage transfer (C2C from Keswick to Park Head but can be flexible to suit individual customers – call for details), retail, servicing (Cytech Technical 2 qualified), parts, accessories.
North Pennines Electric Bike Hire Network
Edmundbyers, Derwent Valley, Co. Durham DH8 9NN
Tel: 01207 255394
Bikes available for hire: Various KTM electric bikes
Lonnings End, Sandy Lonning, Capontree Road, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 1RA
Tel: 01697 742387 & 07770 976187
Bikes available for hire: Range of bikes available for road and moderate off-road use. Childrens’ bikes and a tandem also available. Helmets, locks and puncture repair kits included in hire.
Collection/deliver and transfer service offered. Local route maps. Service & repair.
Street Farm, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4LL
Tel: 015396 23444
Website: Stonetrail Holidays
Bikes available for hire: Mountain (Treks – frame sizes 16″-21″)
Local delivery of hire bikes is available – within a 10 mile radius (which includes Kirkby Stephen). Delivery is avalilable if you are hiring two (or more) bikes for at least three days. Hire includes helmet, padlock, pump and route map.
Wood ‘n’ Wheels
Hamsterley Forest, Redford, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 3NL
Tel: 0333 8008222 (local cost from a landline and reduced cost from a mobile)
Website: Wood N Wheels
Bikes available for hire: Mountain – adults and children (down to 16″ wheel), child seats and tagalongs
Sales (new & ex-hire), repairs, accessories & parts, groups catered for with trained guide, bikes can be delivered to your accommodation – call for availability and details, light hire on winter Wed nights, cycle repair courses.