Hire & Library

The Bambino Biking Manchester Family Cycling Library is ideal if you want to try family cycling equipment before you buy it or for a one off trip. If you purchase the same item you hired from us, you can buy it from Bambino Biking Shop.

Book online and collect from the Manchester Bike hire shop.
Collection times 9am to 5.30 pm 7 days a week

If you want a bike demo or to discuss about the best bike for you please call for advice or to book an appointment with one of our staff.

If you are not sure what you want to hire, come along to one of our trial and advice sessions first or call to book an appointment with on of our staff.

Fitting Cost – Family Cycling Library

Fitting takes a is an additional cost.

  • Seats – we need the adult bike £10
  • Trailer hitch fit- we need the adult bike £6
  • Burley Piccolo Rack Fitting – we need the adult bike and it needs rack mounts (v-brakes only) £10
  • FollowMe Tandem with our bike – we need the adult bike for this £10
  • FollowMe Tandem with your bikes – we need both the adult and child bike for this £30

Father and daughter in bike seat from the Family Cycling Library

We need 12 hours notice on a booking to move equipment to the right place. A deposit is needed when booking, this is taken by card imprint and only used in the event of theft or damage.

Collection and returns from:
Manchester Bike Hire
198 – 200 Chapel St, Manchester, Salford M3 6BY
0161 769 5050

Please not Chris is not always based at the Manchester Bike Hire shop so is not guaranteed to be there when you collect your item. The staff in the shop are friendly though and will help you.  You can book a free one 2 one appointment with Chris by calling 07736970101. He can give advice over the phone or arrange a meeting to try out some bikes and equipment.

Parking can be found behind the Manchester Bike hire shop on Browning or E Market St. Parking is on street. Please check you are not parked in the permit car park or the badly marked disabled bay on E Market St. You don’t want a ticket!

We plan to have more locations for hire soon!

If you purchase the same item you hired from the family cycling library you can get a discount off the purchase of that item from the Bambino Biking Shop. Contact us for your discount code.

Discounts for hired items

  • Offer excludes seats
  • Trailers one week hire – £40
  • FollowMe Tandem and Tag along  5%
  • Bikes – vary according to brand and model