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Cyclewise

Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
+44 17687 78711
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The Legend of Craig

30 or some years ago (although the exact date has become lost to time), a child was born. Little... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ben c
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Great training - learned more than I could have expected!

I signed up for the Road Bike beginners course. It was a well-paced day with a combination of time... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
KeithandNicola
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London, United Kingdom
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Specialist Mountain Bike Shop & Bike Hire at the bike trail head of Whinlatter Forest. Cyclewise also offers a full range of mountain bike skills & mechanic courses. We have comprehensive professional repair workshop, you can test ride a range of mountain bikes, or hire bikes for some awesome trail riding.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

30 or some years ago (although the exact date has become lost to time), a child was born. Little did his parents know the power they had unleashed upon this world. In the common tongue, he was known as Craig, but his true name cannot...More

Thank ben c
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Amy S, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I hope you completed the Coast to coast successfully. Glad Craig was able to keep you on the road and your adventure did not have to be curtailed. We will ensure to share THE LEGEND OF CRAIG.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I signed up for the Road Bike beginners course. It was a well-paced day with a combination of time in the workshop and time on the road. Within a day I feel so much more confident about dealing with minor mechanicals as well as some...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This cycle shop is located in Whinlatter forest by the main car park. Ideally situated for those forgotten trail spares or repairs later on! They sell a good selection of bikes too. Almost brought one but the frame size was too big for my partner...More

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Amy S, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Cyclewise Whinlatter. Hope you had a great day riding too.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We recently arranged for ebike hire at Winlatter. Ok it's cheating... well no it's not and I'll tell you why On a normal full sus mtb, the going up hill sections whilst great for the work out and heart rate... not much "fun" Ebikes turn...More

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Management response:Responded 23 September 2017

We completely agree, MTB on E-bikes is "Awesome". It is a totally different experience to standard bike rides. Glad you tried it to believe it!

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had never mountain bikes before so didn't quite know what to expect. We hired good bikes and got good instructions. We followed the easy blue run which we really enjoyed. There is plenty for very experienced riders too. Service was good and reasonably priced....More

Thank tauser06202018
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Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Whinlatter Trail Centre is a super place for a newbie to try mountain biking. The blue run is an awesome trail, it is great to hear you had enjoyed this single track route and the views. Thank you for the feedback.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the forest on the Bank Holiday weekend. We booked two Cube bikes in advance, pickup of the bikes was fast and easy, staff were very helpful and friendly, the bikes themselves were well serviced and we had no issues. Prices for hire are...More

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Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Just a note to say how amazing ALL the staff at the bike hire ! Arrived with family for a great day out to find that we had locked our car keys in the car!!! not a good start... As no phone signal we asked...More

Thank Debra M
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Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Glad we could be of assistance. Even better that you were still able to fit in a mountain bike ride while you were here. Thank you for your feedback, we will share it with the team on shift.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went up to Whinlatter with my 8 year old son, we were staying close by and thought we would have a go at the trails. We hadnt taken our own bikes so hired them from the shop, the shop staff are fantastic and get us...More

Thank Andy B
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Management response:Responded 28 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Cyclewise. We are passionate about cycling and love to hear others enjoy it as much as we do.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Whinlatter forest park with my (young adult) son and daughter. My daughter hired a bike for 3 hours. It was excellent and allowed her to really enjoy the wonderful trails. She was so delighted she went back another day to do the...More

Thank fromstalbans
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Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

It is always lovely to hear about people's biking adventures, especially when they have loved it so much they return for more. Really glad you enjoyed yourselves.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is the second year we have hired bikes from Cyclewise and each time it has been such a great experience - no fuss, helpful and professional. My wife and two boys (aged 11 and 14) hired bikes and went on the blue trail -...More

Thank David W
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Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

Pleased to hear you second visit was equally as good as the first. Thank you for your positive feedback.

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