Professional bike workshop

Professional bike workshop

Excellent cycle hire

Excellent cycle hire

E-bike hire at its best!

E-bike hire at its best!

Exceptional Customer Service!

Exceptional Customer Service!

Found Vern online and organised a bike hire from overseas. It was easily organised and once on holiday collected the bike with no issues. The bike was low spec but in good condition and well maintained. Vern was helpful and knowledgeable and I strongly recommend his services.

Luckily Ilkley

Luckily Ilkley

Cycling in Ilkley

Cycling in Ilkley

Great Bike and Wonderful Support

Great Bike and Wonderful Support

Perfect bike hire.

Perfect bike hire.

Weekend bike hire - all good.

Weekend bike hire - all good.

Yorkshire Dales MTB

Yorkshire Dales MTB

Perfect experience renting a road bike from Vern, I can give my best recommendations for him

Perfect experience renting road bike from Vern

Perfect experience renting road bike from Vern

We rented two e-bikes from Vern for a circular route of about 45 miles. It was a glorious ride! The bikes were perfect for the up and down of this countryside. Vern got us all geared up and was available by phone for when we returned. A perfect day on excellent bikes!!

Vern rented us 25 bikes and was unbelievable throughout! He sorted a route, adapted plans, found an electric bike for one person. He also coordinated to pick some people up early who found the cycle challenging. Thank you so much, Vern. You and Dave were amazing. We look forward to renting from you again!

My girlfriend and I hired two hardtail mountain bikes from Vern, to explore Nidderdale. Vern was fantastic - flexible with pick up and drop off, provided us with a map and was really friendly. We rode out from the pick up point and past Gouthwaite reservoir and Scar House Reservoir. The bikes dealt with terrain effortlessly and we had a lovely day out, despite rain and wind. I would recommend getting the bikes dropped at a starting point, so as to minimize the time spent on roads. Cheers, Dave

Birthday cycle

Birthday cycle

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Michael Ball
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Vern was very helpful and did a wheel swap to enable me to complete my 96 mile cycle spotive for Prostate Cancer. Highly recommend this genuine guy.

Great Bikes & Service

Great Bikes & Service

Bike Hire

Bike Hire

Great day mountain biking

Great day mountain biking

Ebike riding in Nidderdale

Ebike riding in Nidderdale

Extremely friendly and helpful service, great assistance at short notice and excellent bike, can't go wrong! (Mountain bike hire)

Brilliant time renting 2 mountain bikes, great service and excellent hard tail mountain bikes, would highly recommend!

Brilliant time renting 2 mountain bikes, great service and excellent hard tail mountain bikes, would highly recommend!

Such great service. We couldn't find a local hire shop with what we needed, but Vern delivered two perfect MTBs to us in Hellifield. He was very flexible and went out of his way to make sure we had what we needed. Very reasonable charge and we had a fantastic week, though my legs are properly tired now! Highly recommended.

We rented 4 bikes from Vern for a couple of days. The bikes and delivery/collection service were excellent. Vern was also really flexible with timings and was very willing to share his local knowledge to advise us of appropriate MTB routes. Highly recommended.

My Explorer Group hired 9 Mountain bikes to take out for the day, It was a really affordable hire. We were given brand new Mountain Bikes that the Explorers loved, Vern was very knowledgeable and suggested routes based on our riders experience. Great place of hire, would use again and recommend to anyone visiting harrogate and the local area.

Massive thanks to Vern for servicing my bike. Excellent customer service and the bike feels like new. Would highly recommend! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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James Silson
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Massive thanks to Vern for servicing my bike. Excellent customer service and the bike feels like new. Would highly recommend! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Amazing Bikes and Fantastic Service

Amazing Bikes and Fantastic Service

Vern has a great selection of bikes and was very helpful upon arrival. Easy access from Harrogate. Would definitely recommend

Road Bike Hire Yorkshire Dales

Road Bike Hire Yorkshire Dales

Fantastic experience. Rented a brand new trek for 3 days. Really great service and affordable.

A really great Bike Service done by Vern Overton this week, just been out on the bike, it is working like a dream and feels like new again. Great service, good value, Vern is a pleasure to deal with and I would highly recommend.

Quick, honest and high quality repair!

My bike needed a service as it'd been some time since it had one, and the gears had started to seize up somewhat. I took it to Vern after seeing his reviews on here. After he'd finished, I was delighted that the bike ran as good as new. Very flexible on drop off and pick up times. Superb service and result - would highly recommend.

We used Vern’s bike hire in October 2020 (sorry for such a belated review, Vern!) and the service was fantastic. Flexible pickup/drop-off times, great price and invaluable route advice. He even came into Harrogate to help us work the gears after we’d picked up the bikes and headed off!

We used Vern’s bike hire in October 2020 (sorry for such a belated review, Vern!) and the service was fantastic. Flexible pickup/drop-off times, great price and invaluable route advice. He even came into Harrogate to help us work the gears after we’d picked up the bikes and headed off!

great road bike hire

great road bike hire

Road Bike Hire

Road Bike Hire

Vern's No.1 ranking is well deserved!

Vern's No.1 ranking is well deserved!

Day cycling in the Dales

Day cycling in the Dales

Cycling around Harrogate

Cycling around Harrogate

Great place to get your bike sorted! Vern is a good bloke and he knows his stuff.

Would highly recommend Vern's services. Really profeciinal and friendly. Did a great job.

Top quality bikes for hire and fantastic customer service from Vern. He not only delivered the bikes to us but also pointed us in the right direction for some spectacular cycling routes in the Dales. Thoroughly recommend.

Top quality bikes for hire and fantastic customer service.

Top quality bikes for hire and fantastic customer service.

Used road bike sale

Used road bike sale

This review is way overdue - but i want to say that Vern went out of his way (literally) to deliver the bike to me at Harogate Station and pick i up after my week of cycling. The bikes were in top condition, reasonably priced, and Vern helped us out with route planning too. Highly recommend.

‘The Travel Hack’ – Monica Stott

Cycling in Yorkshire

I was then back in the car and drove from Scarborough to Brimham Rocks in North Yorkshire where I was going to be cycling part of the Tour de Yorkshire route!

I arrived a little early so had a walk around the incredible balancing rock formations. The rocks are nearly 30 feet high and they look like a giant perfectly placed them all in these balancing structures.

My guide for the ride was Vern Overton from Vern Overton Cycling, a local guide who offers bike hire, guiding and also coaching. It’s been a long time since I’ve ridden a road bike but Vern’s kind encouragement had me feeling confident again and I loved our ride through the winding country lanes.

I was a bit unlucky with the weather here as it was grey and cloudy and I couldn’t see the Yorkshire landscape in all its glory so it’s definitely a place I need to go back to.

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TMSH
August 30, 2018

Great experience with excellent equipment, great advice and professional service

Great experience with excellent equipment, great advice and professional service

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celiza87
November 3, 2020

great road bike hire

great road bike hire

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Grant G
August 7, 2018

All good

All good

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December 30, 2022

Professional bike workshop

Professional bike workshop

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Samuel Watts
August 2, 2018

Great bike, great service. I will certainly use Vern’s services again in the future.

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Declan M
March 24, 2019

Fantastic Service

Fantastic Service

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September 5, 2021

Great day mountain biking

Great day mountain biking

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Julian Appleby
July 24, 2020

Great place to get your bike sorted! Vern is a good bloke and he knows his stuff.

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David Claydon
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August 7, 2016

Back home after a fantastic weekend cycling in the Yorkshire Dales. 214km and 10 hours in the saddle. Beautiful scenery, top weather and some cheeky (hard) climbs. A big thank you to Vern Overton Cycling and the guys for the banter, and for waiting at the top!

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Jenny Playford
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August 28, 2016

We hired 2 Mountain Bikes and Vern himself for 2 hours. He took us & 2 boys on a fabulous 30km ride around the area including a mountain bike course! Great way to see the sites, fantastic knowledge & support! Definitely recommend Vern, his stock of bikes etc was amazing!!

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Jaxx
October 18, 2019

Bike servicing

Bike servicing

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June 5, 2018

Amazing cycle across the Yorkshire dales!

Amazing cycle across the Yorkshire dales!

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Mike
October 15, 2019

Bike hire for Harrogate World Championships and touring Yorkshire

Bike hire for Harrogate World Championships and touring Yorkshire

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NickStrasburg
June 18, 2018

Hired a mountain bike

Hired a mountain bike

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Andrew C
July 27, 2018

Two weeks of fantastic cycling with a great bike from Vern

Two weeks of fantastic cycling with a great bike from Vern

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Mark M
June 1, 2018

Bike rental

Bike rental

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Romanciko Bueno
July 10, 2020

Would highly recommend Vern's services. Really profeciinal and friendly. Did a great job.

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Andrew Crabb
October 10, 2018

Thanks to Vern, I had a fantastic cycling holiday exploring the beautiful Yorkshire countryside for over a week without the effort, stress and carbon emissions of bringing my own bike to the UK. He set me up with a lovely road bike and couldn't have been more helpful. Communications were always prompt and friendly. There is so much cycling to be enjoyed in this area whether you stay local or venture far out into the Dales. Thoroughly recommended.

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issam barhouch
October 4, 2018

Great service , very trustful and practical , Vern is one of a kind , ex army that decided to retire on two wheels

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Gerard Mulhair
June 1, 2021

Vern has a great selection of bikes and was very helpful upon arrival. Easy access from Harrogate. Would definitely recommend

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Karon W
April 20, 2019

Harrogate Bike Hire

Harrogate Bike Hire

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David Koomans
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May 24, 2016

Rented a bike for the Etape du Dales sportive, and the service from Vern was excellent. Rode a great carbon Trek Emonda. Would definitely recommend cycling in the area, if you like steep climbs ;), and renting from Vern.

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Melora Purell
March 20, 2022

We rented two e-bikes from Vern for a circular route of about 45 miles. It was a glorious ride! The bikes were perfect for the up and down of this countryside. Vern got us all geared up and was available by phone for when we returned. A perfect day on excellent bikes!!

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Stu Mitchell
March 1, 2021

My bike needed a service as it'd been some time since it had one, and the gears had started to seize up somewhat. I took it to Vern after seeing his reviews on here. After he'd finished, I was delighted that the bike ran as good as new. Very flexible on drop off and pick up times. Superb service and result - would highly recommend.

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Daniel B
August 5, 2020

Day cycling in the Dales

Day cycling in the Dales

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David C
September 30, 2019

Hired bike for World Champs 🌈

Hired bike for World Champs 🌈

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Chris Kelly
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September 20, 2015

Thanks to Vern Overton Cycling for allowing me the use of a great bike for Hartlepool Big lime Triathlon. Great service. Will be using again

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Ian Fraser
September 1, 2021

Extremely friendly and helpful service, great assistance at short notice and excellent bike, can't go wrong! (Mountain bike hire)

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Rachel Gooch
August 28, 2021

Such great service. We couldn't find a local hire shop with what we needed, but Vern delivered two perfect MTBs to us in Hellifield. He was very flexible and went out of his way to make sure we had what we needed. Very reasonable charge and we had a fantastic week, though my legs are properly tired now! Highly recommended.

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Steve T
July 30, 2020

Cycling around Harrogate

Cycling around Harrogate

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RizShaz
August 18, 2019

A wonderful ride in the most beautiful backdrop with fabulous service from Vern

A wonderful ride in the most beautiful backdrop with fabulous service from Vern

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Paul Sullivan
August 21, 2021

We rented 4 bikes from Vern for a couple of days. The bikes and delivery/collection service were excellent. Vern was also really flexible with timings and was very willing to share his local knowledge to advise us of appropriate MTB routes. Highly recommended.

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Patrick Rogers
October 14, 2017

World class service. Good bike. Excellent area for cycling. Brilliant. Thanks Vern.

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Tybring Hemphill
August 30, 2018

We cycled the Way of the Roses with our adult children and some friends. We had been struggling to put together bike rental, bike transport and baggage forwarding, but after contacting Vern, found he could do it all and at a better price than separate providers. He was always prompt in his responses when we were planning and had lots of very useful suggestions. His equipment, which included carbon fiber Trek road bikes, helmets, locks and repair kits was all first rate. He met us as planned the first morning, right on time, and dropped our bags before our arrival at our hotels along the way. He adjusted the bikes to fit us, offered our choice of pedal type and even did a tune up along the way. It was clear that he really cared about our experience and about the service he offers and his knowledge of cycling comes from personal experience. I would very highly recommend Vern for anyone considering a trip like ours across the UK.

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Charlie Chappatte
August 29, 2021

Brilliant time renting 2 mountain bikes, great service and excellent hard tail mountain bikes, would highly recommend!

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Michael Ball
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September 13, 2021

Vern was very helpful and did a wheel swap to enable me to complete my 96 mile cycle spotive for Prostate Cancer. Highly recommend this genuine guy.

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Tom
September 27, 2019

Vern to the rescue!!

Vern to the rescue!!

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Jas Pr
July 5, 2017

Really nice guy. Called me back after I left a message got my bike in and serviced quickly. I thoroughly recommend.

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STEVEN E
August 14, 2019

First class service

First class service

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Kevin B
June 10, 2022

Luckily Ilkley

Luckily Ilkley

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David Newcombe
October 19, 2021

My girlfriend and I hired two hardtail mountain bikes from Vern, to explore Nidderdale. Vern was fantastic - flexible with pick up and drop off, provided us with a map and was really friendly. We rode out from the pick up point and past Gouthwaite reservoir and Scar House Reservoir. The bikes dealt with terrain effortlessly and we had a lovely day out, despite rain and wind. I would recommend getting the bikes dropped at a starting point, so as to minimize the time spent on roads. Cheers, Dave

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D Hill
July 9, 2020

Top quality bikes for hire and fantastic customer service from Vern. He not only delivered the bikes to us but also pointed us in the right direction for some spectacular cycling routes in the Dales. Thoroughly recommend.

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Bill Cowsell
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July 30, 2019

Big thanks to Vern for delivering a bike to allow me to explore the Harrogate hinterland for the past couple of days. Excellent customer care and a diamond geezer to boot. Can heartily recommend.

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June 27, 2019

Fantastic Service

Fantastic Service

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James Silson
June 8, 2021

Massive thanks to Vern for servicing my bike. Excellent customer service and the bike feels like new. Would highly recommend! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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Harry Henderson
March 16, 2021

Quick, honest and high quality repair!

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James Silson
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June 8, 2021

Massive thanks to Vern for servicing my bike. Excellent customer service and the bike feels like new. Would highly recommend! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Fantastic experience. Rented a brand new trek for 3 days. Really great service and affordable.

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Karl C
July 1, 2018

Great bike hire, stunning scenery!

Great bike hire, stunning scenery!

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Paal Jakobsen
April 2, 2019

Pål from norway

Pål from norway