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Olympic Bike

32 Adelianos Kampos, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Exceptional service and bikes

This is the second time we have rented bikes from Markos and his team at Olympic Bikes. As last... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Barry C
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Good mountainbikes rented!

Good contact, quick replay on questions. Great service when bikes are already delivered at hotel... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Bart V
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MTB tours and bicycle rental with new SCOTT Sports road bikes, mountain bikes, e-bikes, hybrid bikes and children bikes in Crete. We deliver bicycles incl. cycling gear at every hotel, apartment, villa or the airport of Heraklion or Chania!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scott road” (6 reviews)
“disc brakes” (4 reviews)
“car hire” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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32 Adelianos Kampos, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is the second time we have rented bikes from Markos and his team at Olympic Bikes. As last time, we rented two Ideal Pro-Rider bikes with good solid pannier racks. We toured 4 of the Cyclades over a two week period and this bikes...More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Barry C, thank you for choosing our cycling services again in 2018 and taking the time to review our bikes, cycling gear, delivery service and our communication. You are the only ones, who we allow to leave Crete with our bikes, in order to...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Good contact, quick replay on questions. Great service when bikes are already delivered at hotel when we arrived. Good quality bikes, helmels when needed, good spare equipment(2 extra tires, chain oil, compact toolset). Will do it again!More

Thank Bart V
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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Dear Bart V, thank you for taking the time to review our well maintained 27,5 inch SCOTT Scale 760 mountain bikes, communication and service. It is an honour for our operational and office staff to receive such praise from a former WC, EC and OC...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I am writing this during my rental time. Through the website I made a reservation. It took a lisle while before I got an answer, but they explained this was due to the arrival of new bikes. Paid the bike beforehand. It was delivered at...More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Dear robertapple1, thank you for your precise review of our service and our brand new SCOTT Speedster Special Edition road bikes. Every season we get up to 100 new road bikes and need to build them up and test them thoroughly, before we are ready...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I was hoping to rent a road bike for a day so visited the store twice - the owners are often out on rides so the store is unmanned. I have a car so a little inconvenient but the second time Nina came to meet...More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear Richard B, thank you for your review. You came into our shop and selected a brand new 2018 SCOTT Speedster Special Edition, equipped with the new Ultegra R8000 group, including all cycling equipment. You were quoted a price. Nowhere on our web page is...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Olympic bikes - Crete, gave us as usual good service and a great bike, we can highly recommend them. Rented a perfect MTB Scott 27,5" Great service and fantastic service. Fabulous cycling trips in nice landscape - February 2018 - The sun were shining and...More

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Markos L, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Dear Nina and Bjoern, many thanks for taking the time to review our service, 27,5 inch SCOTT Scales and for always choosing us for your mountain biking needs in Crete. Each and every member in our team plays their part in order to keep our...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

If you are going to rent a road bike in Crete, this is the place. fantastic service and communication. Markos you and your teem are great... :-) 👍More

Thank Roy D
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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Roy D, thank you for your to the point review our reliable SCOTT road bikes, service and communication. I will pass your remarks on to our team of mechanics and planners, as I can not do it all on my own ;-) Future Crete...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We really enjoyed our day out with the team from Olympic Bikes. We met up with Markos when booking etc and he is a real character! The trip was really well organised from pick-up to drop-off and the bikes were good quality and well set-up....More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear sary_jacot, thank you for your review of our family downhill White Mountains tour, with its stunning, spectacular scenery, breathtaking gorge and the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea. At the end of autumn it is always wise to bring a pullover or wind...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Fantastic service and excellent communication from Olympic Bike / Kreta Bike, Scott Speedster delivered to my hotel the evening prior to my rental start day, bike was in good order with smooth shifting. I forgot my garmin mount and this too was provided after a...More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear Robmcc74, many thanks for your kind review of our reliable SCOTT road bikes, delivery and friendly service. We can not walk on water, but we always try to help any cyclist to the best of our abilities. Future Crete cyclists, save time, money, a...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I'd been considering Crete for road cycling for many years but hadn't been sure I could rent a bike to the standard I hoped for, until now! I rented a Scott Speedster road bike for 5 days from Markos and the team at Olympic Bike....More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Dear Danondorf, many thanks for your very extensive review of our reliable SCOTT road bikes and services. Although there are many "fancy" road bikes on the market, they just do not cut it in Crete. One can rely on our professional judgement, regarding what works...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I am an avid cyclist back home with a host of bikes and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Markos and his team yesterday. It was well structured with visits to beautiful places such as Spili and Plakias which I wouldn't even know existed otherwise....More

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Markos L, Guest Relations Manager at Olympic Bike, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear Liam, thank you for your glowing review of our family downhill Psiloritis South tour, with its stunning, spectacular scenery, breathtaking gorge and the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea. Especially Dennis loved to hear that the tour was the highlight of your holiday...More

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Lisa C
27 August 2017|
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Response from Markos L | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, we are located 250 m west of the world famous hotel Aquila Rithymna Beach, directly next to the EKO petrol station. There is a bus stop there. The bus driver would also drop you off at the petrol station, if you ask... More
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jeannielaing
29 June 2017|
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Response from Markos L | Property representative |
We can not answer you correctly, as you did not inform us for which bicycle model you would like to know the price. You can find fast answers about our bike models and prices directly on our road bike, mountain bike, e-bike... More
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helensdad58
18 September 2016|
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Response from Markos L | Property representative |
Hello Nick, I understood from our head mechanic Stefan that you already contacted our station directly, rented bikes and booked on our White Mountains tour of the 21st of September 2016. I am already looking forward... More
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