Peddle through the streets and bike paths of Cleveland. See interesting points of interest that are not commonly passed by taking the roadways. Participate in city biking tours. Bring back the art of biking without the great expense of purchasing a bike that may only be used a few times a year. Instead, take advantage of the wonderful world of renting. Whether taking a bike tour in Cleveland or riding in an indoor arena, Cleveland provides a mixture of choices.
The Bike Rack
2148 E. 4th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
The Bike Rack is where it is all happening. Located in the heart of Cleveland, riding a bike to work or for recreation has never been easier. The Bike Rack offers bike rentals, bike parking and even a shower facility along with lockers. The goal of The Bike Rack is to provide a haven for commuters and anyone that chooses to replace the car with a bike. It offers two styles of bikes to provide different types of comfort for different needs and people.
9801 Walford Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
Like obstacle bike riding? Ray’s MTB offers an excellent indoor mountain and BMX biking obstacle course for riders of all abilities. It rents approved bikes out on an hourly basis. Switch from mountain bikes to BMX bikes to see which one brings the best results. Built by guys that love to ride, Ray’s MTB offers a variety of setups and foam pits. Each summer, the facility remolds to bring extensive change to the existing course for a new and fresh look. If wanting to become a professional BMX bike rider, speak with the staff for instructional courses to better talents.
Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op
1840 Columbus Road
Cleveland, OH 44113
In 1995, the Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op went on a search for used bicycles to start an organization that promotes the use of bikes as an alternative to driving and making travel in downtown Cleveland easier. The goal is to engage the youth and encourage exercise and feeling of independence. Bike rentals are easy and quick. Bikes can be rented on an hourly, weekly and monthly basis. Rentals of bikes can be upgraded to include baby trailers, car racks and other accessories for bikes, such as helmets, tire pumps and more. Getting around Cleveland has never been easier.
Bob’s Bike Tours
1101 Carnegie Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
Learn more about Cleveland from the comfort of the street while allowing the wind to kiss your cheeks while taking bike tours winding in and out of streets, tunnels and bridges. Take advantage of the variety of packages. The Gold Coast Tour takes riders through the public and Gordon Squares, rides past the public theatre and takes a short break in “Little Italy.” Take the Neighborhood Tour and twist and turn through the streets of some of the most historic and beautiful neighborhoods in Cleveland, learning the history as well as the drama that occurred over the years in each. Each tour averages about 2.5 hours and bike rentals are included in the cost of the tour. The guides are knowledgeable and leave riders with a renewed love of this great city.
Cleveland Bike Tours
North Royalton, OH
Cleveland Bike Tours offers more than just a tour of the city. Bike to haunted houses and learn about the ghosts that walk the streets or are trapped within the walls of some beautiful houses. Peddle through the lush grounds of the area surrounding University Circle and feel young again as you pass by young and hip shops and eateries. Visit some of the most historic places in the heart of the city. Experience all three tours which are designed to be easy to moderate. Bike rentals are included in the package and offer helmets and trailers for children. Cleveland Bike Tours is helping families become closer as a family by providing a day of fun and sun.
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