FAQ's - Bicycle Rental Portumna, Galway

At Dick’s Bike Hire, we aim to please.

We will do our very best to ensure that you have a fun time exploring Portumna.

On your arrival, you’ll be warmly greeted by owners Dick and Liz. Dick will help you to select the best bike for your height and will make any necessary adjustments. He will show you how to safely secure children in seats/buggies. Everyone in your party will get a safety helmet and a vizzy vest (a high visibility vest) – yep, nobody’s going to miss you on the streets of Portumna!

Got a question, see if we have the answer below.

If you don’t find what you are looking for simply email us on [email protected] or use the online form at the bottom of this page.

Is there a cafe/shop on-site/nearby?2020-11-28T18:41:47+00:00

No, but we are located in the middle of Portumna town. There is a variety of shops, restaurants and cafes nearby.

Is there accommodation on-site/nearby?2020-11-28T18:40:20+00:00


Is there car parking on-site?2020-11-28T18:29:12+00:00

Yes, there is on-street parking available.

What happens if I damage my bike?2020-11-28T18:27:59+00:00

Depending on the level of damage sustained to the bicycle, we will keep part or all of the deposit you leave when hiring the cycles and additional reasonable credit/ debit card charges may be incurred.

Do you operate all year round?2020-11-28T18:07:34+00:00

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Do you have electric bikes?2020-11-28T18:19:19+00:00

Yes. You must be 16 or older to ride our pedal-assist electric bikes.

Do I have to book in advance?2020-11-28T18:34:28+00:00

No, but we would recommend it as we are very busy during the summer months.

Do you supply helmets?2020-11-28T18:29:52+00:00

Yes. Helmets are available free of charge to customers who hire a bike from us and we strongly recommend that everybody wears one. We have a variety of sizes available from toddler up to large adult.

Do you have Tandems?2020-11-28T18:12:28+00:00

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Do I need to pay a deposit?2020-11-28T18:17:44+00:00

Yes. The deposit is taken to cover the cost of damage that may be sustained during the course of your hire or to help cover our staff costs if you are late returning your bikes. Deposits will be withheld and/or additional reasonable credit/ debit card charges will be incurred in the event of damage or late return.

Do I need to bring ID?2020-11-28T18:13:27+00:00

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How long can you hire for?2020-11-28T18:14:02+00:00

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Do you have child seats/trailers?2020-11-28T18:14:36+00:00

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Do you provide puncture repair kits?2020-11-28T18:15:14+00:00

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Do you hire bikes with stablisers?2020-11-28T18:21:14+00:00

No. We do not offer any cycles with stabilisers. If your child cannot ride or struggles to ride then we hire out Trailers which are towed by an adult rider. If your child is older than 6/7 years old we do have tandems and trikes available as well which are more suitable for older children.

Can I take my dog in your buggies?2020-11-28T18:22:25+00:00

No. For hygiene and safety reasons we do not allow dogs into the same buggies that children go in.

Do you cater for groups?2020-11-28T18:38:40+00:00

We are happy to cater for large parties up to 40. Please contact us if you wish to visit to discuss your requirements and we will be able to advise you further.

What happens if I am late returning my bike?2020-11-28T18:26:48+00:00

We hope that you will return your cycles to us on time, however, if something should happen and you are running late we will retain the deposit you left when hiring the cycles. We do ask that wherever possible you try to telephone the centre to let the staff know you will be late. See terms and conditions for charges relating to late return.

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