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bike hire nr Matlock, Derbyshire

sara flowmtbsara flowmtb Posts: 118
edited December 2008 in MTB rides
Hi,

We're on holiday in Wirksworth, nr Matlock and two mates want to come for a ride with us. Anyone recommend a shop in the area that can hire us a couple of decent mountain bikes for a day?

Thanks,
Sara

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  • Hi. I think they hire bikes at Middleton Top (start of the High Peak Trail) near Wirksworth, but I don't know if they are 'proper' bikes. Stanley Fearns is the bike shop in Matlock but I'm fairly sure they stopped doing bike hire.
    When do you want the bikes? and what size? I have some that you could probably borrow - 2 large f/s and a med hardtail. Good quality, but not perfect.
    E-mail me if of use:
    31sataraATtiscaliDOTcoDOTuk
  • Yes, Middleton Top on the High Peak Trail is the nearest to Wirksworth. Further up the High Peak Trail is Parsley Hay. The bikes they hire out are reasonable, but don't expect to win any races.

    http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/leisure/co ... efault.asp
    http://www.peakdistrict.org/index/visit ... leyhay.htm
  • Hi,

    Thanks for the suggestions. We went up to Middleton Top and unfortunately it's closed in December and January :( Just worth knowing in case you're planning on heading there!

    Thanks for the offer Satara, that's really kind of you, but I think they'd need 2 med/smalls tomorrow or friday so we'll just find a shop or i may not ride one day and let one of them borrow mine. Tomorrow may not be too well organised anyway, depending on how things go tonight!

    Thanks and Happy new Year
    Sara
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