FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Saturday 9 – 14
Sunday 13 – 14
If you want to pick up or drop of the bike at another time, please let us know and we can make an appointment.
From September to May, just let us know when you are coming to the shop. We are only 10 minutes away.
You can have the bike at the Airport when you arrive and we can pick it up again when you leave the Faroe Islands. Drop off and pick up elsewhere as well, ex. Hvalvík and bike to Saksun, Tjørnuvík or Gjógv.
You should always wear a helmet and have extra strong light. We recommend you to have blinking lights as well. You should also put on a reflective vest or some reflective items while biking through a tunnel.
Some tunnels are 2 lanes, others are 1 lanes. The width is from 7 meters to 2,8 meter and the length is from 683 meters to 3.240 meters. The subsea tunnels are 4.940 meters and 6.186 meters. (www.lv.fo)
Please notice that the Kollfjarðar-tunnel is heavily trafficked. The tunnels on the islands Borðoy, Kunoy and Kalsoy are narrow and dark. The tunnels on Borðoy are heavily trafficked as well.
Detailed information on tunnels: https://www.landsverk.fo/?id=396
It is a very good idea to go biking on Sandoy. You can rent a E-bike. Mountain Bike or a Road Bike at rentabike.fo next to the Bus and Ferry Terminal and bike to Gomlu rætt. There you take the ferry to Sandoy. You bike form Skopun to Sands, where there is a nice Café Breiðateig. You can continue to Skálavík and stop at the hotel or at the romantic café Mølin by the harbor. In the village Húsavík you can see the Viking settlement or you can bike to the charming village Dalur. While waiting for the ferry in Skopun, on your way back, you can visit one of the largest mailboxes in the world. The island Sandoy has beautiful little villages and peaceful lakes and is a low traffic island. The trip is approximately 60 kilometer.
We recommend using bicycle helmets.
Mountain Bike: You can rent a rear rack and a rear rack bag for 100 DKK per bike or a rear rack and two or three bags for 150 DKK per bike.
Road Bike: Sadle bags are avivable (14 – 18 liter) for 100 DKK per bike.