Which rental bike fits me?

Tips for your holiday with rental bike

Cycling has enormous advantages

During the bike tour you have the opportunity to enjoy the environment and nature in particular. The wind is refreshing and many paths invite you to a long bike ride.

Cycling is also healthy, environmentally friendly and fun – but it’s also fun if you choose a bike that suits your riding habits and body build.

That’s why our Team will advise you on every trip booking, which bike is best suited for you. Sometimes the type of bicycle depends on different things: If you are not an experienced cyclist, we recommend that you book an electric bike if you are travelling with a demanding level of difficulty. If you want to be more sporty, your holiday with our new 30-speed touring bike will be a complete pleasure!

What type of bicycle offers Rückenwind Reisen and what characteristics do they have? What should your own bike do? What role do seat position, frame height and saddle play?

Quick buy a bicycle from the dealer on the corner? We can do it! But those who take a little more time drive much better. Not only during your cycling holiday but also in everyday life.

Given the immense variety, finding the right bike can be a time-consuming task. If you think carefully about what your bike needs to be capable of before buying, you will get to your destination much faster.

Whether you choose a bike or pedelec, the choice of different radars is huge. Whether cargo bikes, low-level bikes, design bikes, folding bikes or gravel bikes. It all depends on their daily lives.

On the road by bicycle for days, weeks or even months – that’s the great freedom that more and more cyclists are allowing themselves. A competent touring bike or touring bike must therefore be equipped with stable support, robust and superior brakes. Whether fences or electric drive – this is a matter of taste and depends on the application area. However, you should never give up on top lighting!

In short: “Which bicycle fits my bike trip?”

What distinguishes a good bike for the holiday

  • Safe
  • Robust
  • Reliable
  • Low maintenance
  • Repair-friendly

The perfect rental bike
for your organised cycling holiday

 

Info: You are welcome to bring your own bike with you, but keep in mind that our rental bikes are well equipped for these routes and include insurance.

Equipment

Saddle bags, handlebars and other

 

Our touring bikes have the following equipment

  • Handlebar bag as required
  • Saddle bag per bike
  • Bike lock
  • Service-Set (incl. tools and repair set) per room
  • Bicycle pump
  • milometer (counter kilometer)

With every rental bike booking you will receive a bag from our cooperation partner “Vaude” with approx. 20 volumes. The bag can be used to lower the center of gravity for safe driving. In addition, you can easily place a luggage roller or, if necessary, a replacement jacket.

Steering stop

 

There are many different handlebars. Which one suits you best depends on the position of the seat: An upright seat is best bent upwards, while a straight handle or a road bike handlebar is suitable for a sporty sitting posture.

A steering stop prevents the handlebar from turning over and damaging the frame when it is mounted or our already mounted handlebar pockets.

Handlebar bag

 

To accommodate additional luggage, the additional handlebar bag on the handlebar is helpful and necessary. Here you can store all the little things like travel documents, camera, sunglasses etc.

The volume for the water-repellent handlebar bag is approx. 6 litres and is included with the KlickFix confirmation with every rental bike booking. In order to be able to clearly read the route maps for your journey, the handlebar bag offers a transparent map holder always in sight.

Super handy!

I enjoyed the handlebar bag to the fullest! The bag is waterproof and always within reach. My rain gear, my mobile phone and the hotel list remained dry despite the rain showers. Overall, a lot fits in and is a great addition to the luggage bag.

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Handholt

 

Especially on long distances with little variety, the hands are happy about variations for the hand posture.

Our grips with squirrel or multi-position handlebars are therefore very practical.

Framework

 

The choice of frame material determines to a large extent the overall weight of the bicycle. Our Rückenwind bicycle frames are made of aluminum. It is a very lightweight, yet robust material.

Your height determines the frame size for the rental bike.

Save brakes and gears

 

In order to be able to meet the wishes of our guests even more, we offer our bikes with two different gear shifting systems. A very smooth 21/24-speed chain shifting from the brand manufacturer Shimano as well as a tourable 7-speed hub shifting from the same manufacturer, which also offers a reverse brake.

Comfortable saddle with a lot of comfort

 

For our touring and electric bikes we offer a handlebar override, so you can enjoy the ride comfortably in an upright position of the upper body. The larger the seat overhang, the deeper the handlebar and thus the more athletic the posture on the touring bike. You will find this variant with most sports bikes – so also with our rental bike+ bikes.

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Advantages and disadvantages of a holiday with a rented bike

Advantages:

  • Independence, mobility and flexibility for arrival and departure
  • affordable, environmentally friendly, sustainable holiday
  • Less luggage, as bicycle bags and handlebar bag available
  • no cumbersome and damaging transport of your own bicycle
  • wide selection of top maintained and powerful bixycles
  • Included rental bicycle insurance
  • Chance to try an e-bike (Pedelec)

Disadvantages:

  • Cycle without the usual comfort ob your own bike
Tip: If you bring your own bike for your cycling holiday, we recommend you, to check you bike before holiday.

A good bicycle is one of the most important features for a successful cycling trip!

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