Downtown Bicycle Rental

Open Every Day from 8 am - 10 pm.

333 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

4th Avenue between C & D
 

Downtown Bicycle Rental, Sales and Repair Store
Main store with sidewalk access.  One of three rooms at our location filled with more than 150 bikes of all types.  Walk-ins welcome.  We are no longer taking reservations for summer rentals.  First come first served.  See FAQ 1. 


 

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Downtown Bicycle Rental Location

Our location from atop largest parking garage in the state. First hour free, $1.25 per hour thereafter. FAQ 7 explains other  parking options including where to park for free.

8-Speed Hybrids (shifter on right hand): First 3 hours - $18.  Additional hours: $4, $3, $2, $1 . . . 24 hours - $32.
Note: It takes 2.5 hours to bike the Coastal Trail round-trip.  See FAQ 3.

24-Speed Hybrids,  (shifters on both hands)
First 3 hours - $20. Additional hours: $4, $3, $2, $1 . . .
24 hours - $34.  

If you know how to shift gears with both hands it's the best extra $2 you ever spent.  If you don't, it's the worst extra $2 ever spent.

Electric Bikes start at $40 for 3 hours.
24 hours - $60 (charger included).

Coastal Trail renters almost always rent for the minimum 3 hour period then make it up as they go along.  If they ride elsewhere or go longer they pay the extra hourly fee $4, $3, $2, $1 . . . when they return.



Multi-Day and Weekly Rates:

Because of the incredible pent-up post-pandemic demand for short-term rentals and to increase our ability to meet it, starting June 7, we no longer offer multi-day or weekly rates.  Just the 24 hour rate.x the number of days you're renting.

Multi-day/Weekly renters can swap out one type of bike for another.  See FAQ 8.

Multi day and weekly bikers have options other than renting.  FAQ 2 explains the variables and options that can save you money.

Mountain BikesRoad BikesTandemsKids BikesKid Tag-Alongs and Cargo Trailers.

There is no sales tax in Anchorage.



Free Accessories

Free lock, helmet, map, panniers, frame bags, repair kit. Repair kit contains pump, tube, tire irons, patches, master link, chain breaker, Allen wrenches or an all purpose tool.  Also free bear spray for multi-day renters and mountain bikers returning from Flattop on the hillside trails.

Car Bike Rack - $5 day if you're renting a bike from us.  $10 per day for your own bikes.
We have two Saris Bones strap-on racks which hold up to 3 bikes.
We have four hitch-mount bike racks. One holds 5 bikes; two hold 4 bikes; one holds 2 bikes.

Clip-in Pedals (spd) and shoes $4 first day, free thereafter.  See FAQ 9.

Testimonial from our guest book

 
Bike trail in Anchorage

Inbound Coastal Trail rider near Earthquake Park.

 

We will have many bikes for you to choose from when you get here.  Selecting a bike is a collaboration.  We ask questions to narrow the choices then suggest a bike which you test.  Sometimes people test two or three.  

After you decide which bike to rent, verify it shifts and brakes properly and that it is safe. 

Next we provide a map and direction sheet and succinctly explain where to go (usually coastal trail), how to get there and what to expect.

No guide is needed to bike the coastal trail.  Keep the ocean on your right on the way out, and on your left on the way back.

Some people decide to bike back on the Alternate Return Route.  If you choose it, dovetail the detailed direction sheet with the also provided highlighted map.

A direction sheet and properly marked-up map makes it easy to bike anywhere in Anchorage.  

We're also versed on where to ride out of town.

  

Evening is a great time to ride

Outbound Coastal Trail rider.

 

Second of three rooms filled with all kinds of bikes including road and electric bikes.

 

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Anchorage, Alaska Flattop Shuttle

Third of three rooms including tandems, kids bikes, tag-alongs and trailers. This room also has a bench press that renters can use before or after riding for no charge.
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SUMMER

May 14 - September 7
Open 8 a.m. Close 10 p.m.

Open July 4 8 - 10.


FALL 

September 8 - October 31
Open: 9 a.m. Close: 8 p.m.

WINTER

November 1 - March 31
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

SPRING

April 1 - May 14
10 a.m - 8 p.m.




    
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High Speed Guy after returning from mountain biking in Kincaid Park.