Hire Terms & Conditions

By completing our Bike Hire Disclaimer form, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions:

Proof of Identity

Photo identification must be provided on the day of hire (without exception). Photo I.D will be held by Lintrathen Cycles for the duration of the hire and returned to the owner upon safe recovery of hire bikes. Accepted forms of I.D are, UK driving licence and a passport.


The person signing the hire agreement form will be held financially liable for any loss or damage to the equipment hired and is fully aware of these terms and conditions.

We kindly request the customer to provide credit/debit card details, for precautionary use only. By doing this, the customer authorises Lintrathen Cycles to charge the credit card they have on file for all eventual costs in case of damages to the bicycle(s) during the rental period, comprehensive of labour, except in the case that the hirer can demonstrate other's faults with evidence and all necessary information for reimbursement. In case of theft, the customer will be responsible for reimbursing Lintrathen Cycles for the original purchase price of the bike, plus the cost of any accessories that were provided at the time of the bike rental.

Security and Safety

As the customer, you understand that you are responsible for all equipment relating to this agreement. This means that you the client should take care to lock the bike to a fixed object through the frame and front wheel whenever unattended using a secure lock.

Helmets are available for every hire, we strongly recommend everyone wears a helmet, by signing the helmet disclaimer on the hire agreement form, you and everyone in your group assume full responsibility for any accident, injury or death which should occur as a result of taking this decision.

Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

As the client, you understand that any cycling activity involves a certain element of risk; you are advised that any person using Lintrathen Cycles equipment does so entirely at their own risk. Alyth Cycles does not accept any liability for personal injury, loss or damage to property beyond its legal obligation.

Cycling Manner

As the hirer you agree to cycle sensibly, with respect for others and the natural habitat. You are expected to follow the Highway Code in particular the "extra rules for cyclists" (rule 187-211). Anyone cycling in a discourteous or unsafe manner while in possession of Lintrathen Cycles equipment will have the equipment repossessed without refund of hire charges.

On shared walkways, pedestrians have priority at all times.

Late Returns

Any late returns will incur a penalty of £10 per bike. Any late returns which affect future hire periods will incur the full cost of said periods. Further charges are subject to management discretion.


Personal insurance cover is not included as part of the hire agreement, we strongly recommend that you the hirer take out personal insurance prior to the hire period.

Personal Health

I declare that I/we are in good health and that our eyesight is up to a good standard. I/we are not suffering from any medical condition which is likely to adversely affect our normal control of the bicycle.


Alcoholic Drinks, Drugs and Solvent Abuse - you or members of your party are not permitted to hire or use any equipment whilst under the influence of drink, drugs and / or solvents.

Failure to comply with the above will result in immediate confiscation of all equipment. Should this happen you will not be entitled to any refund or compensation and we shall be under no further obligation or liability to you.