What is the BoRo Beach Bike? Open or Close
The BoRo Beach Bike is a group bike experience that seats up to 17 people on one unique bike. Riders pedal at the same time on a beach-hut shaped bike on private grounds at your location whilst a fully-trained driver enusres you are safe at all times.
The experience encourages riders to network, connect and collaborate in the fresh air out in the open. And don't worry about the British weather - rain awnings are provided to protect riders from the weather!
You can hire the BoRo Beach Bike for a variety of uses - from weddings and birthday parties to business networking ad team building. The on-board screen is ideal for presentations and the electric motor assists tired riders!
How much does it cost? Open or Close
As the BoRo Beach Bike comes to you, the cost can vary depending on the distance it needs to come (it is based in Dorset, England) and the length of time you need it for. Please get in contact at IoW@BoRoBeachBike.co.uk to discuss your exact requirements.
Can I drink alcohol on the bike? Open or Close
Yes you may drink alcohol on the BoRo Beach Bike, subject to confirmation from the location/private grounds that you hire it for.
No glass is allowed on the BoRo Beach Bike for safety.
What if I’m late? Open or Close
You hire the BoRo Beach Bike for a certain time, and we will endeavor to be there and ready to go at the designated time. Depending on our flexibility, if you are late, it may bite into the time you have to use the BoRo Beach Bike.
What if it’s raining? Open or Close
All riders will be under the roof and be covered with our rain protection system, so you won’t get wet whilst on the BoRo Beach Bike.
In case of high winds, we may need to cancel the experience for the safety of your passengers.
How long is the ride? Open or Close
It is entirely up to you how long you would like to hire the BoRo Beach Bike for, and the length of the ride will also depend on the occassion you are hiring it for.
Can children ride the bike? Open or Close
Yes, if they are 1.4 metres tall then they are able to reach pedal and ride comfortably.
There are five further seats that children may use - three on the back seat and two either side of the driver. Children over 5 can sit in these seats (as long as they can sit upright and comfortably for the duration). We do not recommend this experience for children under 5 and there is nowhere to store buggies or pushchiars
All children must be supervised by a responsible parent or guardian at all times. All of our staff are DBS checked.
What is the maximum number of riders on the bike? Open or Close
We can accommodate up to 17 riders, plus the driver. This includes 10 pedallers and 7 non-pedallers (3 at the back, 2 over the rear wheels and 2 child spaces next to the driver).
Can I bring my own food and drink? Open or Close
Yes, you are welcome to bring food and drinks on the BoRo Beach Bike. Hot drinks and glass are not allowed.
We can sell ethical canned water at your event, which is recycleable and resealable, reducing our footprint by not having single-use plastics. The trendy Cano Water can be purchased chilled on the bike in still and sparkling varieties. The 330ml cans are priced at £1.75.
Can I hire the bike just for my group? Open or Close
Yes, you can hire the BoRo Beach Bike for the private use your party, group, team or business is on it. We can help organise activities or themes (such as afternoon tea or pizza and birthday parties) to make the most of your time with us.
We also have a screen onboard if you would like to show presentations or videos.
Do I need to print my booking confirmation? Open or Close
We strive to be as eco-friendly as possible so no need to print your booking confirmation. Just show us the email on your smart phone.
Can I store my bags? Open or Close
Yes, we have small spaces available to store smaller bags, although cabin sized baggage will be too large.
We cannot store buggies or pushchairs.
Can I take photos of the bike? Open or Close
Absolutely! We encourage you to take lots of photos and our driver can take photos of you. Just be careful when taking photos of other riders on the BoRo Beach Bike, and ensure you get their permission first.
Please tag your photos and videos to our socia media channels #BoRoBeachBike. Our social media channels are:
Can wheelchair users ride the bike? Open or Close
At the moment we cannot accommodate wheelchair users or store wheelchairs. We are currently working on a solution for this, and talking to experts to try and find the best way forward.
What should I wear? Open or Close
Please wear suitable clothing for the weather conditions and for cycling. All riders must wear a top and not be in bathing costumes and be wearing flat shoes.
No flip-flops, barefeet or open-toed shoes or sandals are allowed for your own safety.
I might have had a few drinks before my ride, can I still have my experience? Open or Close
If you are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other substances, you will not be allowed on the BoRo Beach Bike.
Our trained operators have the final say as to whether you are capable to go on the experience.
One of the other riders is being rude. What will you do? Open or Close
Any physical or verbal abuse (including catcalling and wolf-whistling) of a staff member or a member of the public will not be tolerated. Any one doing this will be ejected from the ride and, if necessary, we will prosecute to the greatest extent of the law.
No unwanted physical contact with other participants or operator is allowed.
Do you have adjustable seats? Open or Close
Yes, there are three height settings, the lowest is for 1.4 metres tall, or 4.5 foot. Alternatively you can take one of the non-pedalling seats.
- What is the waiver I have to sign? Open or Close
I don't want to pedal but can I still join? Open or Close
Yes of course! We have 7 non-pedalling seats in total:
- 2 seats that have no pedals (which are located over the rear wheels)
- 3 seats on the back seat
- 2 seats either side of the driver for children
How eco-friendly are you? Open or Close
We are super eco-friendly, and strive to add positively to the environment. Not only is the bike pedal-powered, but also the assisted motor is electric, meaning no diesel fumes polluting the beach. We have no single-use plastics on the BoRo Beach Bike so we sell recycled, reuseable and resealable canned water. All of our clothing merchandise is made from sustainable and organic cotton (even the packaging is plant-based) and we do free beach cleans every month.