Electric Bikes

We want to make exploring Cornwall by bike accessible to everyone. Whether you are looking for a leisurely holiday or are trying to keep up with a seasoned cyclist, our electric cycles give you a bit of extra pedal power just when you need it.

Our electric bikes enable everyone to get out and enjoy the beautiful Cornish landscape no matter how experienced a cyclist they are.

FAQs

How much does electric bike hire cost?
Electric bike hire costs £30 per day.

Which Electric bikes do you use? 
We have a fleet of Giant Escape Hybrid 2 bicycles.

Are they available for men and women? 
Yes, we have mens and ladies versions availble to hire.  

My partner wants to hire a manual bike, can I still hire an electric one?
Yes, people can hire the type of bike they would like to use.

Do I have to pedal?
Yes, the electric assistance starts when you pedal, leaving little work for you to do. 

Does the electric cycle have different levels of assistance?
The electric bikes have three different levels of assistance: eco, normal and sport, with eco having the least and sport having the most. You also have the option to turn the electric assist off and use it as a conventional cycle.

How does it work? 
The electric power is generated by a battery which is stored at the rear of the bicycle. 

How do you charge it?
You will be provided with a battery charger when hiring your bike. We can recommend recharge points along your route should you need them. The bikes can also be charged at a mains point at your accomodation each evening.

How long does the battery take to charge?
The battery takes about 4 hours to charge. 

How far can I cycle with a charged battery?
The distance varies from 18 miles (30km) to 50 miles (80km) depending on the conditions such as wind resistance and hill climbs. The battery also runs out quicker depending on what mode you have it in, ie. eco, normal or sport.

Are the bikes noisy?
No, the electric battery on the bike does not make any noise.

Am I able to use an electric cycle on all of the tours?
Electric bikes are only available on all leisure tours.

Can I use an electric cycle in the rain?
Yes, the bikes can be used in all weather conditions.