Bike Hire

The bikes – The Rusty Cycle Shed holds the largest stock of hire bikes in Argyll; now mostly new model Giants and Merida hybrids. Also a selection of full suspension mountain bikes, mountain bikes, touring bikes, tandems, men’s and women’s frames and a range of accessories, helmets, pumps, repair kits, car racks, bike racks, panniers, children’s trailers, tag-alongs, bob yak style cargo trailer etc. For special requirements give me a call in advance and I will arrange for what you

The service – The Rusty Cycle Shed is the longest established bike hire service in the area by far. In the area since 2003.  Bikes serviced to a high standard can be delivered to your hotel, guest house or campsite and collected afterwards. We will also deliver and collect from rail, bus, air and ferry terminals in the area. Alternatively come and take a bike from here and enjoy local routes in and around Oban and Lorn.

Daily/weekly rates

Hybrids £25 per day / £100 per week – pro rata for extra days.


Delivery/Collection – Oban, Benderloch, Connel, Kilchrenan, Taynuilt £20 for any number of bikes. Further afield 50p per mile for total distance travelled + travel time. We can deliver and collect from virtually anywhere with an address or not, please ask for a price.

Remote collection -This can be arranged if you are not planning to return to the Oban area. Courier collection from Stornoway, Ullapool or between Inverness, Fort William and Oban is easy to arrange. Other areas may be possible. POA.


Routes – There are spectacular routes all around the area. I can advise on routes to suit your ability and time available.


Parking – Long term parking is available nearby at Lochavulin Road. South East of Tescos.


Rusty Cycle Shed
35 Soroba Road
PA34 4HQ