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Walkerburn Community Bike Hire - a WCDT project

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WALKERBURN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST has a number of e-bikes on loan from SEStran which are available for hire.

 

Bikes can be hired for a half day (a four hour period), a full day or a week.  The single seat bikes are also available for EH43 residents to hire a month at a time.

 

Single seat e-bikes

Suitable for tarmac and good track surfaces

 E bike

2 seat side by side

(Van Raam Fun2go) 

1 or 2 riders can pedal.  Left seat pivots for easy access.  Suitable for passengers with limited mobility

Suitable only for tarmac and very flat surfaces

van Raam fun2go bike 

Cargo bike 

(Riese & Muller)

Suitable only for tarmac and very flat surfaces

Cargo bike

 

Our prices are very competitive and there are reductions for residents of the EH43 postcode area.

 

QR booking code

  Half day Day Week Month
Visitor rate 30 40 150  
EH43 resident rate 15 25 50 75

 

 

 

 

 

Bikes can be reserved by booking through the QR code link here or by clicking on this text.

 

Bikes must be prebooked.  They can be picked up and returned at Suds Auto Valeting on Galashiels Road between 10 am and 5 pm 7 days a week.

 

Visitors must supply valid  photo ID before hiring. (Passport or driving licence)  This will be retained during the hire period.

Residents must have a valid ID with an EH43 postcode.

 

Please read our terms and conditions below

All users of the ebikes must be 14+

You agree to hire the bicycle and accessories, to pay the cost of hire, and you accept the terms given here.. 

You accept complete responsibility during the period of hire for the safe custody of the equipment and for any loss, theft or damage (howsoever caused). You are responsible for the security of the bicycle and must lock it to a fixed object whenever unattended and keep the equipment safeguarded at all times. You must return the equipment by the specified time and date. Any loss, theft, damage or accident should be notified to WCDT immediately and in the case of theft or accident to the nearest police station too. Please retain a copy of this form for identification purposes. 

You accept that cycling has risks and confirm that you are a competent cyclist. You should not ride if you are in ill health, have a disability likely to affect ability to cycle, or your eyesight is not up to the standard required by a road driving test. Do not ride under the influence of alcohol, strong medication or other drugs. It is strongly advised that you wear a helmet and use other appropriate safety equipment and clothing. Front and rear lights are required in hours of reduced light. 

Please follow the highway code. Do not ride on pavements, against traffic, or more than two abreast. Do not run red lights. Be courteous to pedestrians and other road users. Ride responsibly: do not attempt any manoeuvres beyond your skill level or the bike's specific capabilities. 

You accept full responsibility if you ignore any of the above and we are not liable for death or injury to any person or loss or damage to any property that results. Save in respect of liability for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence, the hire company's liability to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise is limited to the cost of hire. You agree to indemnify us against any liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses arising out of or in connection with the death or injury to any person or any damage to property resulting from your hire or use of the equipment. We advise that you do not ride without personal and third party liability insurance.