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Address: 11-13 Lochrin Place, Edinburgh EH3 9QX, Scotland
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+44 131 228 6633
09:30 - 18:00
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Fantastic Staff

Luke and the rest of the staff were incredibly helpful. We were a large group from the U.S. cycling through Scotland and they were quick to answer our many questions before we... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Ryan S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Luke and the rest of the staff were incredibly helpful. We were a large group from the U.S. cycling through Scotland and they were quick to answer our many questions before we hired the bikes. Additionally they gave us rental discounts and extras like bicycle tubes that we would only pay for if we used them; they were also very... More 

2 Thank Ryan S
Hereford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We hired 3 road bikes and had chosen this company on the basis of it's Tripadvisor reviews. The bikes were excellent, Aluminium frames with carbon forks, we did not bring cleated shoes so simple pedals with cages were fitted for us. We were given locks and a pump. The bikes had small saddle bags with tubes and tyre levers but... More 

2 Thank SimonPL001
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A boy I work with wanted to learn to ride a bike, so we went to Biketrax in the hope of hiring one for an hour or so to take to the nearby park. The staff were extremely friendly, generous, helpful and flexible - far more so than I ever would have hoped for. They gave us a lot of... More 

2 Thank Sáoirsé Mary Eí... B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

On needing a replacement to get me out in the fresh air for some exercise I ventured in to look for a new bike. I was ably assisted by the knowledgeable staff and directed to what seemed to meet my requirements, a hybrid. Within my budget along with a bit of discount that went to pay for some additional bits... More 

1 Thank Daniel1393
Bellingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Decided I wanted a folding electric bike that I could easily transport in the boot of my car. I visited Biketax. On my first occasion I was given a full briefing on what was available and the pros and cons of various ebikes. The Brompton with an electric conversion kit seemed to fit my requirements. I subsequently asked for a... More 

Thank Keith L
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I was visiting Edinburgh on business and had the time for one bike ride.The concierge at my hotel recommended Biketrax for a road bike rental and the service proved to be excellent. The staff was very helpful getting me set up on the bike and planning a route. I am from the USA and had never ridden in Scotland (or... More 

2 Thank slimcontra
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I rely on Biketrak for all my bike services, punctures, helmets, pumps the lots. They are always helpful, and keen to help and to teach me how to look after my bike properly. Nothing is too much trouble. I recommend them to family and friends and now to you thank you so much

Thank Janet M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Really helpful and friendly service from BikeTrax in central Edinburgh. Paid my deposit online for 24 hours' hire - which covered Friday afternoon and most of Saturday. They fitted us out with excellent hybrid bikes (way better than my 20 year old bike at home!) and recommended 2 great routes - along the Union Canal & Water of Leith within... More 

Thank Naomi C
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Bought my new Bobbin Bike from these guys and could not be happier with the bike or the service. First class bike and really helpful team.

Thank Violet R
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Money well spend! Perfect way to explore the area outside Edinburgh. For rentals, road bikes (racing bikes!) are brand new and in good condition. For 25GBP you get a bike, lock, helmet and repair kit. service is good, and so is cycling around Edinburgh. As a cyclist, I definitely recommend Biketrax. Compared to other bike hire companies I visited in... More 

1 Thank Tom S

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