The Axcess Mustang crossbar and Hunter Step-through are available for hire from P C Tonkin & Son, 77 Fore St, Bugle, St Austell Cornwall PL26 8PD, at a number of locations on the Isle of Wight and at Honiton in Devon. For full specifications of the bikes, refer to the product pages for each bike.
Bugle near St Austell PL26 8PD is well placed for the start an Electric bike expedition. Just round the corner from P C Tonkin & Son is the start of a bike trail to the Eden Project where there are discounted entrance fees for visitors who arrive by bicycle. You can leave your car at P C Tonkin & Son premises. Charges are £39.95 per day. Other times by negotiation.
Please call 01726 850241 and ask for Laura
Based on Devonshire Road within Heathpark Industrial Estate, you can hire a bicycle and try before you buy at our Exeter e-bike store. Please contact Peter for further information.
Hire the latest long distance, pedal-assist electric bikes with superb 16Ah batteries giving a range of between 40 and 50 miles. The Axcess Electric Bike model Hunter with step through frame and the Mustang crossbar. These are both standard sized bikes with 26″ wheels. We also have the Exmoor24, a slightly smaller framed bike on 24″ wheels for shorter people. (The Exmoor24 is made exclusively for Axcess and is a top selling bike through our stores.)
Axcess Electric Bikes, 6C Lake Industrial Way, Sandown, IW, PO36 01983 407049.
With plenty of free parking, leave your car behind for the day and see a new Island from the nearby cycle routes and the Sunshine Trail. See to the wide range of electric bikes available at our specialist showroom. £39.95 per day. Other times by negotiation.
There are Re-Charging Stations throughout the Island located at various pubs and rural you can put some charge into your and your bike’s battery. It’s free. See the list on the front page of the website, or pick up a list when you hire your electric bike.
£35 per day, £25 for half a day or £15 an hour if you just want to try one and see.
£95 for a 5 day week + £15 if you require delivery to where you are staying.
Booking the bikes:
Ring either number to make a booking from either location with a credit or debit card and let us know which your model preference is. The bikes will be reserved for you with a £10.00 deposit per bike. When you come to get your bikes, the balance of the hire is payable. Tintentent of your debit/credit card acts a deposit. (see Hire Agreement. ) If the weather is horrible, we will do our best to re-schedule, otherwise we refund the deposit.
Each bike comes with panniers, a lock, battery charger and a helmet.
Electric bikes are the same as bicycles and do not require special insurance or road tax, or a driving test to ride them, but you do have to be 14 years or older to ride an electric bike by law. You do not have to where a helmet – though we advise it of course. They may be ridden any where you can ride a bicycle. You do have to abide by the Highway Code and rules of the road.
Electric Bike Hire Honiton, Devon Tel 01404 41692
We have a selection of electric bikes for hire at Honiton. They can be used by holiday makers at the same rates as the Isleof Wight – above. They are also available for prople who want to try cycling to work on an electric bike. If you subsequently purchase an electric bike from us, either direct or through Cyclescheme, we will refund your hire charge up to £100.