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Specialist Mountain Bike Shop & Bike Hire at the bike trail head of Whinlatter Forest. Cyclewise also offers a full range of mountain bike skills & mechanic courses. We have comprehensive professional repair workshop, you can test ride a range of...more
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Whinlatter Forest Park, Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5TW, England
+44 17687 78711
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Reviewed yesterday

I was originally booked on a two day course, but switched to a 1 on 1 private coaching session with Nick. This meant that the day was tailored and we got through a lot! Sue was very helpful in finalising the arrangements including hiring me...More

Thank rugbygeezer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a great way to spend three hours on the bikes.This was our first time on mountain bikes and we went for the upgrade and went eletric,can reccomend doing this as it gives you that extra zip but dont be fooled you do have to...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I opted for this as part of a birthday package, which was thoroughly enjoyed. We arrived early which meant we were able to enjoy the trails peacefully until midday but because the weather was not our side it wasn’t that busy. We opted for all...More

Thank Dreamer603684
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Three of us had a great MTB skills day with Ed. He's an excellent tutor, knowledgeable, great communicator, supportive and enthusiastic. Ed was quick to assess our ability and confidence levels and fine tuned the session throughout the day to match our needs. An expensive...More

Thank M A
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our kids (7 and 9) were pretty nervous in the saddle. Living in London means they get little chance to get out on hills and trails and practise to learn how to properly control their bikes. Holiday in the Lakes and we thought we could...More

Thank carolyn_and_Keith
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

30 or some years ago (although the exact date has become lost to time), a child was born. Little did his parents know the power they had unleashed upon this world. In the common tongue, he was known as Craig, but his true name cannot...More

Thank ben c
Amy S, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

I hope you completed the Coast to coast successfully. Glad Craig was able to keep you on the road and your adventure did not have to be curtailed. We will ensure to share THE LEGEND OF CRAIG.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

I signed up for the Road Bike beginners course. It was a well-paced day with a combination of time in the workshop and time on the road. Within a day I feel so much more confident about dealing with minor mechanicals as well as some...More

Thank KeithandNicola
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This cycle shop is located in Whinlatter forest by the main car park. Ideally situated for those forgotten trail spares or repairs later on! They sell a good selection of bikes too. Almost brought one but the frame size was too big for my partner...More

Thank Paul G
Amy S, Front Office Manager at Cyclewise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Cyclewise Whinlatter. Hope you had a great day riding too.

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We recently arranged for ebike hire at Winlatter. Ok it's cheating... well no it's not and I'll tell you why On a normal full sus mtb, the going up hill sections whilst great for the work out and heart rate... not much "fun" Ebikes turn...More

Thank Beesoviking
Management response:Responded 23 September 2017

We completely agree, MTB on E-bikes is "Awesome". It is a totally different experience to standard bike rides. Glad you tried it to believe it!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had never mountain bikes before so didn't quite know what to expect. We hired good bikes and got good instructions. We followed the easy blue run which we really enjoyed. There is plenty for very experienced riders too. Service was good and reasonably priced....More

Thank tauser06202018
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Whinlatter Trail Centre is a super place for a newbie to try mountain biking. The blue run is an awesome trail, it is great to hear you had enjoyed this single track route and the views. Thank you for the feedback.

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