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Bike hire - Gorey area

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  • 27-05-2022 10:45am
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,304 ✭✭✭


    I will shortly be staying in Gorey for a week and I’m trying to hire a road bike for a day or two. Not fussy in terms of spec, just something I can get out on for a few mornings before the family is up. Google has provided a few misleading results, so I would appreciate if anyone knows of anywhere they could help me!



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  • Registered Users Posts: 5,838 ✭✭✭fat bloke


    Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm not aware of ANY road bike hire facility ANYwhere in Ireland. It's just not a thing. I'd also presume any enquiries into the "why" to very quickly lead you to an "insurance" brick wall explanation.



  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 20,179 Mod ✭✭✭✭Weepsie


    Roadbikehire.ie has been going for a while now. He's in south Dublin, don't know if he'll deliver to Gorey.



  • Registered Users Posts: 4,605 ✭✭✭MojoMaker


    Borrow a bike? Or does the challenge lie in the transport?



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,304 ✭✭✭Chartsengrafs


    @fat bloke, perhaps it’s a little niche, but it’s definitely a thing. I hired one without issue in Cork last year.

    Weepsie- thanks will check them out.

    mojomaker- bike isn’t the issue, just transport on this occasion!



  • Registered Users Posts: 9,345 ✭✭✭Macy0161


    biking.ie do in both Ballinastoe and Ticknock. I assume they don't deliver/ collect though.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,605 ✭✭✭MojoMaker


    Welcome to borrow a towbar-mounted bike rack (if you have a towbar of course) Chartsengrafs. I think you're near me - or at least used to be.

    If that helps the transport issue?



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,304 ✭✭✭Chartsengrafs


    That’s incredibly generous of you, MojoMaker, thanks. My brother-in-law unexpectedly produced a rack from somewhere this evening and it fits our slightly awkward car. So I’m all sorted. Thanks all.



  • Registered Users Posts: 4,605 ✭✭✭MojoMaker


    Nice result!



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