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Old 8 Jan 2007
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Bike hire in UK

Does anyone know where I could hire a touring bike in the UK?
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Does anyone know where I could hire a touring bike in the UK? JP
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If you're looking for recommendations I can't help but try a google search restricted to "uk" domains and some key words including your UK location you'll find some. It really depends where you are going to be in the UK.

Here's one, for example, with a professional website in London which mentions both touring bikes and overseas customers.

http://www.abouttownbikehire.co.uk/home.htm

It's not a recommendation just an example.
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You could borrow one of mine if you like...... too many, but i dont want to sell them so might as well get some use Blackbird, Faired Trident, ZZR 1100, Tenere. We could work something out.
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Apart from Wheelspins generous offer you could consider raceways in Hammersmith. (not far from Heathrow).

I rented a Suzuki SV650 there last year and they were great. Not a single problem dealing with them.

Keep in mind that if you are not a UK resident you will have 3rd party insurance difficulties when borrowing a bike. That is what I will do this year and 3rd party insurance is the problem. I know up to 4 riders or bikes can be put on a policy, only problem is non residents are not permitted to be insured as far as I am aware.
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Bikeshare anyone?

The other option is TransAtlantic Bikeshare www.bikeshareworld.com I'm a member and have been for some time.

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