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Our rental bikes


Being cyclists by ourselves we are aware everybody has his favourite bike. For this reason we offer a range of bikes suitable for our tours. To ensure a trouble free trip all our bikes are fitted with puncture proof tyres and are serviced intensively before each rental period. We only hand out bikes on which we would do a tour with by ourselves!
For your peace of mind our bikes are covered by RACT roadside assist. That means if you have a serious breakdown, cannot fix it and we cannot come you may call the Tasmanian automobilclub for help and will not be charged.
We try to keep our running cost low and pass the savings on to our customers. As a result our prices are low in comparison.
Each rental comes with: taste neutral waterbottle for each cage, a comprehensive toolbox incl. spare tube, a good pump and one lock for each 2 bikes.
Helmets are available on request at no extra charge (wearing a helmet is compulsary).
Please note: Our bikes are not the correct type for gravel roads.



These SHOGUN Hybrids were the first bikes in our fleet. They are not so shiny anymore but are still running fine thanks to many new parts. Our customers were always very pleased with them. They feature a mountain bike style frame, a very low first gear, 27 speed (gents) / 24 speed (ladies). Seat post suspension and realively wide tyres make it quite comfortable. Most bikes are fitted with a detachable small handlebar bag. Weight: around 14.5 kg



Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

45 cm  (18")  frame for bodyheight 1.58m to 1.65m (5'2" to 5'6")

49 cm (19.5") frame for bodyheight 1.66m to 1.73m (5'6" to 5'8")

53 cm  (21")  frame for bodyheight 1.74m to 1.81m   (5'8" to 6')

57 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.82m to 1.88m   (6' to 6'2")

61 cm  (24")  frame for bodyheight 1.89m to 1.97m (6'2" to 6'6")



Lady bike recommendation frame seize versus body-height:


45 cm (18") for 1.58m to 1.66 m (5'2" to 5'6")

Please note the ladies bikes do not have a bottle cage.



These European style GIANT bikes are ideal for the big tour. They feature a very sturdy frame (where you can add a lot of luggage), a more upright seating position and mudguards. They are basic with only 21 speed but are very reliable! Seat post suspension and realively wide tyres make them quite comfortable. As a bonus a big detachable handlebar bag with generous waterproof map compartment is fitted. Weight: around 16.5 kg



our GIANT  gents bike in Tasmania

Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

53 cm  (21")  frame for bodyheight 1.74m to 1.81m   (5'8" to 6')

57 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.82m to 1.90m (5'11" to 6'3")

our GIANT ladies bike in Tasmania

Lady bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

38 cm  (15")  for 1.50m to 1.59m (4'11" to 5'3")

49 cm (19.5") for 1.66m to 1.76m (5'5" to 5'9")
Please note the ladies bikes do not have a bottle cage.



Our brand new TOURERS are designed and assembled in Germany with lots attention to detail. They may look ordinary, but they are the perfect touring bike, extremely agile and easy to move, but also stable, even with luggage!
That is made possible by their special frame, manufactured from double butted Chomoly steel tubes. This does not add weight, but gives an astonishing comfortable ride and much more pedalling energy is ending up on the road! In addition only high quality components are fitted like low friction cabeling, a rock-solid rack, metal-mudguards, sealed cardridge ball bearings for fork, pedals and bottom bracket, high precision wheels and Shimano Deore V-brakes.
The first gear is very low as on tour Shogun Hybrids but the 24 gears system is much more precise and reliable. Another Tasmanian company is charging more than twice our prices for a similar (but not better!) bike. We can offer these bikes for our normal rental charges as their maintainance cost are much lower thanks to the fitted long life components.
In order not to spoil the sporty feel of the drive no handlebar bar is fitted by default. But a medium size detachable handlebar bag (see picture) can be hired for $ 10 per tour. Weight: around 14 kg, but it reacts like a much lighter bike!



our Poison gents bike in Tasmania

Gent bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

48 cm  (19")  frame for bodyheight 1.57m to 1.66m (5'2" to 5'6")

52 cm  (21")  frame for  bodyheight  1.65m to 1.74m   (5'5" to 5'9")

56 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.73m to 1.82m (5'8'" to 5'12")

60 cm  (24")  frame for bodyheight 1.81m to 1.90m (5'11" to 6'3")

64 cm (25.5") frame for bodyheight 1.89m to 1.98m (6'2" to 6'6")

our Poison ladies bike in Tasmania

Lady bikes recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

48 cm  (19")  frame for bodyheight 1.57m to 1.66m (5'2" to 5'6")

52 cm  (21")  frame for  bodyheight 1.65m to 1.74m   (5'5" to 5'9")

56 cm (22.5") frame for bodyheight 1.73m to 1.82m (5'8'" to 5'12")

Please note: these lady bikes HAVE a bottle cage!



Our lightest and fastest bikes are our "RUNNERS" from MERIDA, the "Speeder T 2". This croos between a road bike and a touring bike is the choice for guests who usually use a road bike. They feature a road bike aluminium frame, but have a triple crankset, 27 speed, a straight handlebar, slightly wider tyres (30 mm) and V-brakes. They are really fast; even guests who have a high-end road bike at home were impressed. Weight: 12 kg. However, they are some downsides:

- the first gear is not a low as on our other bikes (harder on hills)

- the ride is much rougher than on above bikes

- there is no lady frame available

- no panniers can be fitted

- not all bikes have puncture proof tyres yet

- strictly for use on paved roads only!


our MERIDA bike in Tasmania

Our recommendation frame seize versus body-height:

47 cm (19") frame for bodyheight 1.52m to 1.67m (5'0" to 5'2")

50 cm (20") frame for bodyheight 1.58m to 1.63m (5'2" to 5'4")

52 cm (21") frame for bodyheight 1.64m to 1.68m (5'4" to 5'4")

54 cm (22") frame for bodyheight 1.69m to 1.74m (5'6'" to 5'8")

56 cm (23") frame for bodyheight 1.75m to 1.80m (5'9'" to 5'11")

59 cm (24") frame for bodyheight 1.81m to 1.88m (5'11" to 6'2")

ourMERIDA bike in Tasmania

There are no Lady frames available!



Please note: Should your prefered bike beeing unavailable we will substitute it with one of similar size or type. We aim to inform you as soon as possible.


BIKE HIRE WITHOUT TOUR-BOOKING IS AVAILABLE. Please download prices and conditions here.



G R E E NI S L A N DT O U R ST A S M A N I A3 Simeon Place, St. Helens, 7216 Tasmania, AustraliaTel + Fax: (+61) 03- 6376 3080E-mail: git_tas@tassie.net.au