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Address: 5 Granish Way | Dalfaber, Aviemore PH22 1UQ, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1479 810111
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30

Friendly bike shop and hire business in Aviemore. Experience the wonderful,...

Friendly bike shop and hire business in Aviemore. Experience the wonderful, scenic trails around Aviemore on one of our superb Genesis mountain bikes.

We've got routes suitable for all riders - you can ride on gentle trails to Boat of Garten via the Speyside Way, take in the exquisite scenery on the way to Loch Morlich, or challenge yourself on some choice hand built singletrack!

We hire out adult mountain bikes, children's bikes, trailers and child seats. We also have a selection of electric bikes.

Hire includes bike, helmet, map and route advice (very important!) - extras such as gel seat covers, locks repair kit are also included in the price.

Booking is recommended especially in busy holiday times.

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14 miles at seven years old!

Bike hire made so easy. Great quality bikes, repair kit included. Hired for the day, the tracks in the park made for a great day's riding including route around Loch Morlich and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lewes, United Kingdom
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bike hire made so easy. Great quality bikes, repair kit included. Hired for the day, the tracks in the park made for a great day's riding including route around Loch Morlich and the all the way along the Sluggan road. My daughter just kept going and in the end we cycled over 14 miles!

Thank Kostyrka
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We rented two bikes from Bothy Bikes in March 2017. We didn't have a booking, but that wasn't a problem given the time of the year. We hired a fat-bike (Salsa Beargrease) and a Scott e-bike which was a good combination to allow me and my wife to cover a fair amount of ground without being mismatched in terms of... More 

1 Thank Chored
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Ideally we wanted to hire electric bikes but didn't place a booking. The following morning we went along to hire the bikes, only to discover we could only have 1 electric bike, the other had already been hired. I must admit I was rather negative, but we decided to take 1 pedal and 1 electric bike. Helmets given, repair kit.... More 

1 Thank StocktonLass
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Hired 2 bikes for a day a very reasonable £40 in total. Bikes excellent quality and well maintained. The staff are so helpful with advice routes , maps and the piece of mind puncture kit all part of the hire. Ideally located in a retail area away from the main strip but close to access to the various routes. Can... More 

1 Thank Ospreyhawk
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

There is not much to say only that this store delivers everything you'd expect and maybe even more. They deliver high quality bikes, the service has the same high quality. They even give you maps and recommending very scenic bike routes.

1 Thank KonsiH
Watford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a proper bike shop with everything you'd expect - knowledgable staff, a good selection of bikes and parts, and a maintenance pit that you can see from the main shop area. When I arrived it had an original Schwinn cruiser outside and loads of Surly fat bikes, among lots and lots of others. You can hire e-bikes here... More 

1 Thank MattJones259
Witney, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Hiring bikes is a great way to see the spectacular scenery around Aviemore. There are several bike hire options around Aviemore and based on our experience I would strongly recommend Bothy as they were very helpful. We had originally only booked bikes for the children as there were two adult bikes at our accommodation, however the short ride to pick... More 

3 Thank Simon B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Always hire from Bothy Bikes ever since hiring at Rothiemurchus and then after relocating to Aviemore.Excellent quality mainly Genesis bikes that always perform well and good advice if your a newbie.

2 Thank Trippersday1
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The bikes were really good quality mountain bikes, and pretty reasonable hire cost. Our youngest lad said "I think I'm in bike heaven!" All the staff were really friendly. They made sure we were all really comfy on our steeds. Helmets were great too. When we almost turned up late to return the bikes, they were really nice about it... More 

1 Thank Rob M
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We hired 2 bikes here, which we were able to phone and reserve the day before. Despite us being late arriving (the shop is a 20 min walk from Aviemore centre), this didn't cause any problems, and everything was handled very smoothly. The bikes were ready for us - both adult Genesis MTBs. The assistant gave good advice on types... More 

1 Thank Mark D

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