Operation Phoenix - Replace The Bike Bus

by Plymouth Bike Hire in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 18th December 2018 we successfully raised £5,000 with 46 supporters in 68 days

To replace the fire damaged Bike Bus and once again hire bikes to Plymouth families. We will match fund and erect a permanent building.

by Plymouth Bike Hire in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

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Phyllis Wills 12th November 2018

Although I live in London - I spent many happy hours of my early life enjoying the beauty of Plym Valley and area. Good Luck with your project - may you soon restore the wonderful facility you provide.

Mrs Nicola Delaney 11th November 2018

I really hope you get the money you need to get the bus back up and running! You are perfectly placed where you are! I know so many people too who have used your service, as well as my family, and that service is simply amazing! Sorry the donation could not be more but good luck with crowdfunding! From all the Delaney family xx

Mike Torrens 8th November 2018

Every year my family including a disabled boy come from abroad and we are able to hire a trailer and bikes so we can enjoy a day out on the Plym Trail and lunch at Clearbrook.

Leon Hellyer 7th November 2018

All the best with Project Phoenix, this deserves to be successful, especially with the effort going in. See you on the 17th for music, food and a 🍺.

Paul Jarvis 6th November 2018

Really hope you meet the target to get you up and running again next year. This is a great service and enables more people to enjoy cycling and the Plym Valley. Good luck.

Krys Nieradzik 6th November 2018

A really great bike hire company and a lovely bike trail in South Devon. So sorry to hear about The Bike Bus and hope you can soon be up and running, so that we can come down and enjoy the Plym Trail next summer!

Madalina Popescu 4th November 2018

Sorry to hear about what happend. We hope you raise the amount you need to get back on track. We wish you all the best and good luck with all. Maddy, Lucian and Maya xxx

Plymouth Bike Hire 3rd November 2018

It was only at this point that we discovered we could add comments here too! So a belated big thank you very much for all those that have donated so far.

Rachel Cantwell 2nd November 2018

I hope you get the funds needed x your were all very welcoming and helpful when we met this year, I really hope you are there again and again, brilliant service and fantastic setting, we would never have found the cycle route without you guys and it really worth seeing x I wish you all the luck with the siting of your new hut .


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£75 or more

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Adopt a fleet bike!

Get your name on, or name one of our fleet bikes for the 2019 season, this entitles you to free hire for the season! Adopt and ride! You will receive a certificate, no inappropriate language please :)

£1 or more

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A cup of tea or freshly ground aromatic coffee!

A free cup of tea or freshly ground aromatic coffee, or ice lolly for those smaller pledges! Every little helps and we appreciate all the help we can get. Thank you! Please bring proof of your pledge to receive your reward :)

£5 or more

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CJ & The Big Band @ THE PIG on 17 November 19.00

CJ & The Big Band play swing, funk and jazz at THE PIG 133 Armada Way includes a free beer on entry. Starts at 19.00 please bring proof of pledge.

£11 or more

1 of 20 claimed

Pedro Folding Hex/Torx Multi-Tool

Pedro Folding Hex/Torx Multi-Tool. Top class piece of kit at a great saving. Folds nicely into the saddle bag. Normally RRP £16.99.

£12 or more

4 of 5 claimed

Cod and Chips for two!

Cod and Chips for two at the award winning Harbour restaurant in Plymouth. Valued at £20 so get fishing for a bargain!

£15 or more

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The Pig - Meal for two!

A meal for two at The Pig on Armada Way, including food only, After 6 pm Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Main dishes or from the grill only. Please book in advance and bring proof of pledge... gotta love a steak ;)

£15 or more

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ShredHedz Bobble hat!

A bespoke bobble hat up to the value of £25 from ShredHedz. Get your Bonce Candy!

£20 or more

49 of 100 claimed

Whole day bike hire for two persons!

Bike Hire for 2 persons for all pledges of £20 - RRP minimum of £30! Please call to pre-book and bring proof of pledge.

£22 or more

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Raleigh RX10 USB Rechargeable Bike Light Set

Ideal for Christmas. USB Rechargeable bike light set by Raleigh. RX10. Normally retails at £29.99 for the set. Name and address required.

£25 or more

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Your business name/web address on a fleet bike!

Get the name, logo, or web address of your business on one or more of our fleet bikes, £25 per bike. These bikes travel all over Plymouth so get a bargain on your advertisement!

£25 or more

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Name a bike!

Get your name on, or name one of our fleet bikes for the 2019 season. You will receive a certificate, but unlike adopting a bike, you will not be entitled to free hire for the season. No inappropriate language please :)

£35 or more

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Free bike service to the value of £45!

A free bike service to the value of £45 (any required parts extra) from Leon Hellyer at Bikewise SW... most probably needed at this time of year! ;)

£80 or more

Team Build Ride - 10 persons

Corporate Group Day. Team building or just for fun Group Ride Out for up to 10 persons for your business/group/club or organisation.

£500 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Get your logo and business details on our Donkeys!

Usually £1000, have your logo and business details on our 20 strong fleet of Donkey Republic bicycles for 2019, these are all over Plymouth, so get yourself a serious bargain here! Don't be a donkey, advertise on one.. or 20 ;)

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