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Lao Bike

Rue Setthathilath Rd., Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 090 471
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Sorry I can’t recommend this place

I want to Bike Lao because it was close to my guesthouse and sadly, despite the very nice person... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
signmaker
,
New York City
via mobile
WD40 is not chain lube

When we picked up the bikes they were spraying WD40 all over the cassette and chain. One upside is... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
ed175
,
Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible29%
8 Mar 2018
“Sorry I can’t recommend this place”
11 Apr 2017
“WD40 is not chain lube”
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Rue Setthathilath Rd., Vientiane 0100, Laos
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+856 20 55 090 471
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I want to Bike Lao because it was close to my guesthouse and sadly, despite the very nice person behind the desk, I offer some cautions. First, it opened over 30 minutes later than its posted time of 9 am which was important because I...More

Thank signmaker
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we picked up the bikes they were spraying WD40 all over the cassette and chain. One upside is that I can at least say I've seen first hand the long term effects this has on bikes and why it's strong recommended to avoid this.

Thank ed175
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Did a 5 day hire of a mountain bike, group of us, the mountain bikes were very poorly maintained. The first bike chain slipped on first serious hill when going down to the smaller front cog, went down a size and the 2nd one did...More

Thank Adam W
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Hired mountain bikes for a week's trip in Laos. Bikes given to us were appalling and not fit for purpose. No appropriate tools or spares were given and we had numerous issues with the drive trains and gearings. The bikes were ideal for a short...More

Thank Ian H
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

7 of us used bikes rented from Lao Bike and we asked more than once for spare tubes and of course to make sure the bikes were in proper working order. We had two flats heading out of Vientiane and as only one tube was...More

Thank dave w
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We used Laos bikes on our recent trip. Tui is very knowledgable about his country as he is also a tour guide. Also his 2 young helpers are very courteous ( Khamsang and Luan) who took us out on a guided cycle ride. The bikes...More

Thank rainbow67
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Bikes are of reasonable quality and reasonably maintained. We hired a tandem; looks like they have two of them. Not expensive. Need to leave a driving licence as deposit. Well located.

Thank Tom M
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Don't go there for rent a bicycle. People are very rude and make you pay a lot if you've got a problem even if it's bicycle are old... they were ugly with me ... it was a bad moment in my travel

Thank Jocel1_91
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We were cycling through Laos and I had a problem with the bottom bracket that was driving me crazy. I came to the shop and it was fixed in half a day. I also bought a tire and they had a good selection ( SCHWALBE,BTGR...More

Thank 89MET89
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Really low effort coming here and renting. The bike was so well maintanced that I barely had to pedal at all. Got a helmet and a lock with the bike. Only issues were that the store did not have change (20 000 kip) to give....More

Thank WorldIsMySandbox
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