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Are you ready to go for a spin on the Seawall to soak up some sunshine and fresh air?
Bikes have become an even hotter commodity because of the pandemic — going for a ride is a way to practice social distancing and exercise.
So whether bikes are selling out too fast for you to get your hands on, or you’re not ready to commit to some new wheels long term, we have you covered with some great shops to choose from for a rental.
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If you’ve driven through Stanley Park, it’s most likely you’ve seen Spokes’ large selection of bikes on the corner of Georgia and Denman streets — now just imagine you on one of them!
Spokes offers a wide selection of bikes, including cruiser, road, mountain and specialty bikes for you to choose from — even fido is covered with dog attachments.
Location: 1798 W. Georgia, Vancouver
Prices: Starting at $5
Cycle City describes itself as “Vancouver’s bike enthusiast company” and even offers guided tours if you’d like to explore more areas in the city and find some bike paths! Located downtown (only one of its three locations is open right now), you can find a selection of city and kid bikes, and e-bikes, to hop on.
Location: 646 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Prices: Starting at $10
Located in prime biking territory in the city’s West End, English Bay Bike Rentals is near the beach, which will get you rolling to Stanley Park and then to Kits, Granville Island, and Olympic Village in not time. It has several types of whips for you to choose from, including cruisers, electric and hybrids.
Location: 1754 Davie Street, Vancouver
Prices: Starting at $4.76
“Start your engines!” That’s what you could say if you went to Cycle BC because they also offer scooter and motorcycle rentals. If you’d rather opt for a more chill day or hang with the family, there’s also a selection of road and kid bikes.
Location: #10 – 73 East 6th Avenue, Vancouver
Price: Starting at $5
Best bikes, quick rental, friendliest people, and smiles are free — that’s what Freedom Bikes says it offers. Located near Stanley Park, Freedom Bikes will get you set up with a bike, lock, and helmet with your rental. It offers a few different rides, including, cruisers, mountain bikes and accessories.
Location: 730 Denman Street, Vancouver
Prices: Starting at $7