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Try Before You Buy - Sonder Demo and Bike Hire

Test ride a Sonder Bike. Get a free bike demo at one of our stores or hire a Sonder Bike for as long as you want, delivered direct to your door. 

You can book a free bike demo to test ride a bike at any of our stores and AKHQ.

Or hire a Sonder Bike at one of our stores and have it delivered to your home to truly test it to its limits. Get your money back when you buy a bike.

Bike hire prices start from £39 per day or £59 for a weekend.

If you go on to buy any bike from us, we'll refund the rental cost.

Home delivery

Home delivery can only be used in conjunction with a weekend demo. If you opt for this service, you must pay for delivery and collection services.


Give AKGHQ a call on 01773 417007, drop us an email at support@alpkit.com or pop into any of our stores with the following info:

  • The bike you would like to demo

  • The size and build options you would like

  • The date(s) you would like to demo

  • Where you'd like to demo (home delivery or store collection)

  • Your contact details 

Once we have this information, we'll check availability and arrange a demo of a bike from our fleet that matches your ideal bike best. We'll then give you a call to confirm details and take payment.


We will have to put a hold on your bank card for the cost of the bike that you demo for the weekend.

This is basically insurance that the bike will be returned; it is processed as a deferred payment in the SagePay secure payment system. No money is taken from your account, however, it does lock it in so that you cannot access those funds from when you call to make the payment to when the bike arrives back with us (usually around a week in total for a weekend demo).

Once the bike is returned we abort the deferred payment which releases the funds for you. You can put the deferred payment on either a credit or debit card.

Created: Feb 24, 2016

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