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Top 15 Bike Rental Spots in Calgary

Top 15 Bike Rental Spots in Calgary

You probably already know that Calgary is super bike-friendly, right? It has tons of pathways, bike lanes, and cool trails to explore on two wheels

You’ve got the scenic RiverWalk, the Bow River, and if you want to venture out, places like Nose Hill Park or Fish Creek Provincial Park are awesome too.

But hey, if you don’t have a bike or you’re just starting out, renting one is the way to go! We’ve put together a list below of the best spots in town (some just outside) to snag a bike. 

Keep reading to find out where to grab your wheels for your next biking spree in Calgary!

Bow Cycle


Address: 6501 Bowness Road NW, Calgary, AB T3B 0E8

Contact Details: (403) 288-5422 

Operating hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bow Cycle is one of the biggest bike shops in Canada, and is also a top spot to rent bikes in Calgary. 

The place offers mountain bikes, road bikes, and e-bikes that you can rent starting at $85 for a whole day. And in the snowy winter months, they even rent out fat bikes!

The cool thing about Bow Cycle is their online booking system. You can check out more than 30 bike options, read all about them, see photos, and watch videos (you know, the typical online jazz.). 

This means you can take your time choosing online and then just swing by the store to pick up your bike. No need to spend ages deciding in-store, but something you can totally do if that’s what you prefer. 

Pedego Electric Bikes Calgary


Address: 1220 Kensington Rd NW Unit 110, Calgary, AB T2N 3P5, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-455-5505

Operating hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This bike rental spot in Calgary is all about electric bikes (if you can’t yet tell from their name!). 

Pedego Electric Bikes has many types to choose from – the Interceptor, Boomerang, and the super stylish City Commuter start at $50 for three hours. If you fancy riding tandem, that option starts at $75 for three hours.

They even let you try these bikes out for free, so you can figure out which one fits you best without any stress. 

Plus, the store’s in a great location. It’s close to Prince’s Island Park, downtown, and the Bow River Pathway, where you can bring your e-bike rental and just explore these spots hassle-free.

Rapid Rent/Outlaw Sports


Address: 903 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary, AB T2V 2W8, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-253-2975

Operating hours: Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Thursday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

If you’re after speed, swing by Rapid Rent/Outlaw Sports for a road bike or a hybrid, which is kind of a mix between a road bike and a mountain bike, by the way.

They have a cool selection of bikes such as the Junior, Del Sol, Haro, and Tandem up for rent – ranging from $10 to $25 per hour. You can also rent their bikes for a day and even for up to a week if you’re going after some long trips.

And if you’re new to biking and unsure what extras you might need, no worries. This shop also rents out bike accessories and anything else you might fancy for a comfy biking experience.

University of Calgary Outdoor Centre


Address: 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-220-5038

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

At the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre, you can rent just about any outdoor gear you need, including different kinds of bikes, of course. They generally offer two kinds of mountain bikes, some road bikes, e-bikes, and hybrid bikes up for grabs. 

Renting a bike here will set you back about $30 to $50 a day, but keep in mind that extra costs pile up for bike locks, helmets, racks, and trailers. Our advice is to only rent gear that will be suitable for your trip!

And here’s the thing: their bike rentals are quite popular, so if you want to make sure you snag what you want, it’s a good call to reserve in advance. You can contact them via their website so you can book your schedule. 



Lime has brought rentable e-bikes into Calgary center with a $1 unlocking fee and a $0.30 per minute riding charge. If you’re exploring within the city, these bikes are ideal for an afternoon of urban adventure in the inner city.

The good thing about their bikes is that they’re dockless, granting you the freedom to leave them anywhere within their designated “home” zone. If you’re up for renting one here, make sure to download the Lime app to locate and rent the bikes!

River Wheels


Address: 1608 17 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T3C 3L9, Canada

Contact Details: +1 587-894-3231

Operating hours: Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

River Wheels has a bunch of options such as comfort bikes, hybrids, and cruisers – all perfect for cruising along the Bow River pathways nearby. And if you’re up for a mountaineering challenge, they also have a few mountain bikes available.

What’s really cool is that they don’t just rent bikes; they do bike tours too! It’s an awesome way to explore the city, particularly showing you around the best coffee shops and ice cream spots in the city. 

Prices kick off at $12, helmets included, and they’ll cut you a deal for longer rentals.



Address: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary, AB T3B 5R5

Contact Details: (403) 247-5412 

Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

If you’re after bikes with top-notch suspension, WinSport is the spot to rent before hitting WinSport’s mountain bike trails. 

They’re all about mountain bikes; in fact, they offer a wide selection for rent. Packages typically include the bike and helmet ranging from $59.99 to $89.99 per day for adults.

If you want, you can give them a call to schedule a bike viewing with one of their technicians to check the ride. Just a quick tip: they also offer mountain bike lessons, whether you’re looking to level up your mountain biking skills or you’re a complete beginner.

Calgary Cycle – 22x location


Address: 20 White Ave #14, Bragg Creek, AB T0L 0K0, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-949-2054

Operating hours: Wednesday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Calgary Cycle is a chain of bike shops and rentals in Calgary, and their 22x location happens to be the nearest service shop to both the West Bragg Creek trails and Moose Mountain trails. This makes it the ultimate spot to rent a bike if you’re aiming for those mountain and trail rides. 

Cycle 22x offers the same fantastic selection of bikes, both regular and mountain bikes, as the other stores within the Calgary Cycle family.

At this store, all bike rentals are available for one or two days. Regular bikes are priced between $60 and $100 per day, while Trek or Santa Cruz mountain bikes go for $150 per day.

Rath Bicycle


Address: Calgary, AB T2G 0L6, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-617-5627

Operating hours: Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Saturday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Why not take a spin on a restored bike and rescue it from rusting away? Rath Bicycle has a bunch of vintage bikes up for grabs, and you can rent them by the hour or for the whole day – even the cool limited edition ones!

It’s $15 for a one-hour rental, $25 for two hours, $35 for four hours, or $40 for a full day. Additionally, they rent helmets for $5.

Moreover, Rath Bicycle has stepped up its game by introducing modern city bicycles available for both rent and purchase. If you already own a bike that needs restoration or a tune-up, they also provide these services.

Sports Rent


Address: 4424 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3B 0M4, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-292-0077

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM

At Sports Rent, you’ll find a diverse range of bikes for rent, perfect whether you’re cruising the roads or hitting the trails for a weekend adventure. 

Take your pick from cruisers, regular mountain bikes, high-performance mountain bikes, full-suspension mountain bikes, road bikes, or even tandem bikes. 

And it’s not just about the variety – they have top-notch brands too! Sports Rent stocks high-quality brands such as Specialized and Norco.

Even with these top-notch brands, their prices are still reasonable, which is why both locals and tourists love renting bikes from them. You can start renting for just $30 a day and go up to $70, depending on the bike you choose.

Joe’s Garage Bicycle Rental and Repair

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Address: 355 8 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0T7, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-874-5637 

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

When we usually think of bike rentals, it’s mostly for adults, but at Joe’s Garage Bicycle Rental and Repair, they have options for the whole family. They offer bikes for kids as well as including three-wheeled bikes, trailers for babies, and tandem bikes. 

You can easily spot this garage in the city; Joe, the owner, sets up his truck near the Bow River Pathway on the south side, just east of the 10th Street Bridge. Rentals kick off at only $15 for an hour (with a $5 fee for a helmet).

To add to this, not only does Joe provide bike rentals (and also repairs; he has all the tools and gear for any bike service, fixing everything from flat tires to broken chains).

On top of that, he also suggests routes, cool spots to visit, and places to eat and grab a drinkall of which we found super interesting! This makes his shop an ideal go-to place for tourists who are unfamiliar with the city.

Banff Adventures


Address: 211 Bear St #104, Banff, AB T1L 1A8, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-762-4554

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM | 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

If you’re up for exploring Banff or specifically the Banff National Park’s many trails on two wheels, consider renting a mountain bike from Banff Adventures. 

They have just the thing, whether you’re aiming to conquer rocky trails with their fleet of mountain bikes or prefer a cruiser for city paths. And now, they’ve added electric bikes too, perfect for a more effortless ride or keeping up a lively pace for those hills.

When you rent a bike here, you’ll get a helmet, a bike lock, and a trail map. Prices start at $12 an hour or $38 a day. And here’s a great deal, if you book early, you can take advantage of discounts and grab a cool 10% off your whole rental!



Address: 225 Bear St, Banff, AB T1L 1B5, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-762-8177

Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Looking to pedal beyond the city or cruise the Legacy Trail? Check out Snowtips-Bactrax! 

This outdoor shop offers various bike rentals, from town bikes to trail bikes, road bikes, and even tandem bikes. They also have biking shoes available for rent, which might be essential depending on the bike you choose, especially if you opt for a full-suspension bike.

Adult bike rentals start at $10 per hour or $35 per day. Additionally, while you’re here, you can also rent camping or backpacking gear if you’re planning a longer cycling adventure.

Rebound Cycle


Address: 902 8 St, Canmore, AB T1W 2B8, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-678-3668

Operating hours: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We’ve found another cool bike rental spot for your Legacy Trail adventure – Rebound Cycle! This shop offers Legacy Trail bikes at $65 per day (pretty high, but still reasonable given it’s a specialized bike).

Additionally, they rent out mountain bikes, ranging from $65 to $85 per day, and summer fat bikes $65 per day, which are also perfect for the trails. And if you’re into speed and covering long distances, you might want to consider the carbon road bike, priced at $85 per day. 

All their rental bikes come with a helmet and a lock. Just a heads up –  their Legacy bikes are first-come, first-served, so it’s a good idea to book in advance to secure your gear.

Trail Sports


Address: 2003 Olympic Way, Canmore, AB T1W 2T6, Canada

Contact Details: +1 403-678-6764

Operating hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:0 PM | Friday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

If you want to explore the trails at Canmore Nordic Centre, then Trail Sports is the spot to grab a mountain bike.

They have these high-performance mountain bikes with full suspension, perfect for those green, blue, or black trails. Or, if you’re sticking to the highway shoulders and paved paths, you might fancy any of the road bikes they have.

The Canmore Nordic Centre has dedicated some of its most popular single-track trails for fat biking, and Trail Sports has a lot of available options for rent. Prices start at $60 for a whole day’s rental for adults.

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