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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...more
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Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

Bike hire was super easy, called about 30 minutes before we went just to check they had bikes free which they did. £21 each for 3 hours of cycling and it is definitely worth it. The routes are easy to follow and signposted well. Followed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

Dropped into Cyclewise when my gears failed cycling through Whinlatter forest on day 1 of my c2c trip and was met with super friendly and helpful staff - they fixed them up and I was soon on my way. Thank you for your help!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gilloharriso
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Attended the basic road bike maintenance course at the Cockermouth branch of Cyclewise, the curse was great and informative. A special thanks to Nick the Course tutor who took his time to explain anything we asked and most of all made it enjoyable. A big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank coraddo
Cyclewise W, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Glad you enjoyed the Maintenance Course with Cyclewise. We will pass your thanks onto Nick.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

I was originally booked on a two day course, but switched to a 1 on 1 private coaching session with Nick. This meant that the day was tailored and we got through a lot! Sue was very helpful in finalising the arrangements including hiring me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rugbygeezer
Cyclewise W, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Many thanks for your recommendation. We really appreciate your feedback and will share your review with your Coach Nick.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

what a great way to spend three hours on the bikes.This was our first time on mountain bikes and we went for the upgrade and went eletric,can reccomend doing this as it gives you that extra zip but dont be fooled you do have to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simon B
Cyclewise W, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

It sounds like you returned with an 'e-grin' from your e-bike ride on the trails. Glad you had fun and thanks for the recommendation.

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I opted for this as part of a birthday package, which was thoroughly enjoyed. We arrived early which meant we were able to enjoy the trails peacefully until midday but because the weather was not our side it wasn’t that busy. We opted for all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dreamer603684
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Three of us had a great MTB skills day with Ed. He's an excellent tutor, knowledgeable, great communicator, supportive and enthusiastic. Ed was quick to assess our ability and confidence levels and fine tuned the session throughout the day to match our needs. An expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M A
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our kids (7 and 9) were pretty nervous in the saddle. Living in London means they get little chance to get out on hills and trails and practise to learn how to properly control their bikes. Holiday in the Lakes and we thought we could...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ben c
Amy S, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

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.

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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