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Rental Bikes & E-Bikes

 

Bikes

Guests are welcome to bring their own bikes or rent one through Cycle of Life Adventures.

Q: If I bring my own bike, how do I get it to my destination?

A: There are many ways of shipping a bicycle. Some Amtrac stations accept them as boxed-checked baggage. Fed Ex will ship bikes. We work with ShipBikes.com  There are many helpful hints on how to pack your bike. Just give us a call or ask your reputable local bike shop.

Q:  If I rent a bike, what quality bikes are your rentals? 

A: Our rental fleet consists of Trek Domane 2.3 series aluminum endurance bikes. They feature Trek ISO Speed control technology and sleek geometry for a smooth and stable ride in all conditions.

The 2.3 series features a Shimano compact crank, a Shimano 105 drive train, brake system and Shimano Tiagra cassette.

We  provide a rear rack system on your Trek if desired and water bottles and a computer. Please consider bringing your own saddle and pedals that fit your shoes. We keep a fleet of bicycles that range in size from 48cm to 60cm. Our inventory also includes several women specific designs (The Trek" Lexa" SLX) stocked in smaller sizes for petite riders. The cost of a rental bike is $175 for a week long tour. With advanced notice, special request can be arranged for ebikes or specific sizes.

 

Rental Bikes & E-Bikes

Facts about our E-Bikes

We offer Giant Explore E plus 3 electric -assist bicycles. These are a hybrid style class 1 electric bicycle.  An electric assist bicycle does not use a throttle. You must pedal to engage the motor. The motor output is limited at 20 mph here in the US. There is a small learning curve to riding an E-bike. First you have a heaver weight bike than what you are used to.  Weight also makes you move faster on the down hill than you may normally ride. All e-bikes have disc brakes which are quicker to stop than the traditional caliper brakes. Lastly, the gearing is slightly different than most traditional road bikes. Gearing is a Shimano 1x9 speed, dics brakes, front shocks. Reservarions for e-bikes must be made no less than 2 months in advance to guarantee delivery to and from the tour site. Rental e-bike prices start at $300 for our Fundos and $375 per week long tour.

E-BIKE ETIQUETTE -Mind your manners when in a group of non- electric bikes.

Don’t hang on their wheel- the hum of your motor can be annoying.

Don’t gloat- avoid saying “that hill wasn’t so bad”

Don’t give the Queen’s wave as you Zoooooom by.

Always be willing to help your guide lift, transport and charge your e- bike.

Enjoy a longer lifetime of Adventure!

 

Send us your measurements and necessary information for a rental bike in advance and our experienced staff will have a comfortable, well equipped bike ready for your tour.