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About The Tartan Bicycle Company

Bike tours and hire
The Tartan Bicycle Company at a wedding in the Lake District
Bike tours and hire

Edinburgh based mobile bike tour and bicycle hire company, offering guided and self guided, day and custom multiple day cycle tours around Edinburgh and Scotland. Also providing bicycle maintenance and servicing.

A bit about us...

Hello, my name is Johann, and I am the owner of The Tartan Bicycle Company. I have been running TTBC for 4 years, and am very proud to see it grow from its concept a decade ago, to its humble beginnings back in late 2012, now to what it is today.

Cycling has been an obsession of mine for over 20 years. I currently take part in most disciplines of the sport including road, mountain biking and cycle touring, as well as enjoying the mechanical aspect of the activity. I consider myself very fortunate to have been brought up in Scotland, where I think some of the best cycling in the world is to be found.

To date, we have run in excess of 350 bike tours, and have had the pleasure of guiding 1200 cyclists from all over the planet, around the City of Edinburgh and Scotland. Our initial fleet of 4 hybrid bicycles, which I used to store in the living room of our apartment in Edinburgh, has steadily grown to a workshop consisting of an ever growing fleet of 34, hybrid, road and ebikes. We’ve also recently purchased a new 9 seat customised vehicle to transport our customers and bikes in comfort. As the bookings begin to roll in for 2017, I would just like to say thank you to all our wonderful customers who have used our services in the past, and welcome to everyone we ride with in the future.

Happy Cycling!

Services we offer...

  • Guided and self guided bike day tours
  • Custom cycle tours
  • Bicycle hire including hybrid, road and electric bikes
  • Transport throughout Scotland
  • Luggage transfers
  • Bicycle servicing and repairs