The Complete Guide to Bike Rentals and Shops in Ontario

Take your own or rent a bike for an amazing cycling adventure. Get great service and local knowledge at these friendly bike shops.

The incredible diversity of bike rides on cycling routes and trails in Ontario satisfies cyclists of every persuasion—from winter fat biking to summer cycle touring, craggy singletrack to silky pavement. E-bicycles (e-bikes) are becoming a hot trend. Take your own bike, get an e-bike or bike rental or take a guided tour. It’s fun to explore Ontario by bike.


Before riding, it’s important to understand the rules of the road and practise proper safety and handling techniques. Get Ontario’s Guide to Safe Cycling.

Cyclists in Ontario will need to have a few pieces of mandatory safety equipment—always check with the bike shop that your rental includes these items, or bring your own:

  • Every cyclist under the age of 18 must wear an approved bicycle helmet. Many mountain bike trail centres require riders of all ages to wear a helmet.
  • From a half-hour before sunset until a half-hour after sunrise, cyclists need to improve their visibility with a white or amber front light and a red light or reflector on the rear of the bike.
  • E-bike laws require all e-bike operators to be 16 years of age or older and all must wear an approved bicycle or motorcycle helmet.
A bunch of bicycles in a bicycle rack.
Before riding, learn about Ontario’s bike laws.

Additionally, many shops will include a bike lock with rental, and some may be able to offer other handy accessories upon request, such as a bike basket or panniers, water bottle cage, and clipless pedals.


Whether you are new to riding, visiting a new area, or in the market for a new bike, hundreds of local cycle shops province-wide can sell or rent you the right frame to match your appetite. 

Man riding a bike on a bike path by a lake.
Get geared up at a local shop. 

They also provide exceptional repair service and local knowledge on the best places to ride. Ontario By Bike has a helpful map showing bike shops and/or rental locations across Ontario.

Guided tours and events are a fun, social way to explore new areas and meet people with a shared interest. Take your own bike or rent one near by.


Rental rates average between $30 and $45 per day (or $15 to $30 for two to four hours) for a city cruiser, gravel or fat bike. Expect to pay between $50 and $100 per day for a top-of-the-line mountain, road or electric pedal-assist bike. Most outfitters offer reduced daily rates for weekend and week-long rentals. Remember that rates will also vary with geographic location.


Ontario has incredible bike rides and tours on roads and bike paths for cyclists of all abiliites and ages. For those who like to carve up a mountain bike trail, there are lots of easy to extreme places to ride. Take your own bike or rent one locally. 

two mountain bikers riding on a forest trail.
Awesome mountain bike rides. 

Renting a bicycle at your destination is a great way to explore Ontario’s cycling hotspots. If you don't want to deal with bike storage and transportation hassles, there are plenty of friendly local bike shops and rental locations that can help.


Thunder Bay Bike Rentals

Petrie’s Cycle & Sports
(807) 623-7221, 125 Archibald St N, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3X7,

Fresh Air Experience 
(807) 623-3800 / (877) 311-9393, 710 Balmoral St, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 5V3

Rollin’ Thunder 
(807)344-2433, 485 Memorial Ave, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 3Y6

Ontario Parks Northwest Bike Rentals

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park 
(807) 977-2526, R.R. 1, Pass Lake, ON P0T 2M0

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park 
(807) 824- 2298, Rossport, ON P0T 2W0

White Lake Provincial Park 
(807) 822-2447, Terrace Bay, ON P0T 2W0

Nagagamisis Provincial Park 
(807) 868-2254, Hearst, ON P0L 1N0

Fushimi Lake Provincial Park 
(705) 372-5909, Hearst, ON P0L 1N0


Sault Ste. Marie Bike Rentals

Vélorution Bike & Ski 
(705) 253-9388, 162 Old Garden River Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 5A6

Algoma Bicycle Company 
(705) 759-3443, 360 Queen St E, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Z1

Hollywood Electric Bikes
(705) 206-7909, 195 Queen St. East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y6

Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site 
(705) 941-6262, 1 Canal Dr, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6W4

St. Joseph Island Bike Rentals

Richards Landing Marina 
(705) 246-0254, 1140 Richards St, Richards Landing, ON P0R 1J0,

Maria’s Cabins 
(705) 971-4813, 1929 Shore Road, Richards Landing, ON P0R 1J0,


Group of cyclists riding on a paved causeway.
Explore scenic roads - Manitoulin Island.

Manitoulin Island Bike Rentals

Manitoulin Bike Rentals 
(705) 368-3459, 86 Vankoughnet St E Box 744, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Sudbury Bike Rentals

Adventure 365 
(705) 222-2772 / 705-618-KIVI, 444 Barrydowne Rd, Sudbury, ON P3A 3T3
Rentals available at Kivi Park, 4472 Long Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON,

The Outside Store 
(705) 522-1755, 2140 Long Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON P3E 5H1,

Sessions Ride Company 
(705) 523-7400, 609 Notre Dame Ave, Sudbury, ON P3C 5L4,

Sudbury E-Bike
(705) 969-2453, 4544 Old Hwy 29, Unit 5, Val Therese, ON P3P 1S7

North Bay Bike Rentals

(705) 495-4736, 274 Main St E, North Bay, ON P1B 1B1

Cycle Works 
(705) 472-5662, 593 John St, North Bay, ON P1B 2M9

(705) 223-0403, 1055 Cassells St, North Bay, ON P1B 4B1,

Ontario Parks Northeast Bike Rentals

Killarney Provincial Park 
(705) 287-2900, Killarney, ON P0M 2A0

Restoule Provincial Park 
(705) 729-2010, 8818 Highway 534, Restoule, ON P0H 2R0

Mikisew Provincial Park 
(705) 386-7762, South River, ON P0A 1X0

Finlayson Point Provincial Park 
(705) 569-3205, Temagami, ON P0H 2H0

Kettle Lakes Provincial Park 
(705) 363-3511, Connaught, ON P0N 1H0

René Brunelle Provincial Park 
(705) 367-2692, Kapuskasing, ON P0L 1N0


Huntsville & Algonquin Park Bike Rentals

The Bike Shop Huntsville 
(705) 784-0888, 110 North Kinton Ave, Huntsville, ON P1H 0A9,

Algonquin Outfitters Huntsville 
(705) 787-0262 / 1-800-469-4948, 86 Main St E, Huntsville, ON P1H 2C7

Arrowhead Provincial Park 
705-789-5105, Huntsville, ON P1H 2J4

Algonquin Outfitters Lake of Two Rivers 
Highway 60 at km 31.4, Algonquin Provincial Park, c/o 1035 Algonquin Outfitters Rd, Dwight, ON P0A 1H0, 705-635-2243 / 1-800-469-4948

Algonquin Provincial Park 
(705) 633-5572, Whitney, ON K0J 2M0


Ecclestone Cycle Company 
(705) 645-1166, 230 Ecclestone Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1G4,

Liv Outside 
(705) 646-0492 / 1-866-646-0492, 271 Ecclestone Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1G4

The Bike Shop Gravenhurst 
(705) 687-7433  , 191 Sharpe St. East, Gravenhurst, ON ​P1P 1J2,


Parry Sound Bikes 
(705) 746-6060, 25 Mary St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 2K6,

Trysport Parry Sound 
(705) 746-8179 / (705) 774-8179, 77 Bowes Street, Parry Sound, ON P2A 2L6,


Tobermory Bike Rentals

Thorncrest Outfitters 
(519) 596-8908, 7441 ON-6, Tobermory, ON N0H 2R0,

Bruce County Southwest Bike Rentals

Sauble River Marina 
(519) 422-1762, 18 Marina Ave, Sauble Beach, ON N0H 2G0,

Thorncrest Outfitters 
(519) 797-1608  / (888) 34-KAYAK, 193 High St, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0,

Martin’s Bicycle Shop 
(519) 797-3200, 235 High St, Southampton, ON N0H 2L0,

MacGregor Point Provincial Park 
(519) 389-9056, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C5

Owen Sound Bike Rentals

Bikeface Cycling 
(519) 376-9777, 269 10th St East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 1S4,

Forks Bicycle Shop 
(519) 371-7800, 121 Jason St, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5N7

Collingwood & South Georgian Bay Bike Rentals

Ride On Bikes 
(519) 538-5030, 14 Trowbridge St E, Meaford, ON N4L 1G1

Eagle Adventures 
(705) 888-2551, 608069 12th Side Rd, Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0,

Squire Johns 
(705) 445-1130 / (800) 303-1334, 209896 Highway 26 West, Blue Mountains, ON L9Y 0L1,

Little Ed’s Ski & Bike Shop 
(705) 444-5488 / (705) 526-0202, 15 Balsam St, Unit 2, Collingwood, ON L9Y 5H6, 543 Bay Street, Midland, ON L4R 1R4,

 Lake Simcoe Bike Rentals

Hardwood Ski and Bike 
(705) 487-3775, 402 Old Barrie Rd West, Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0,

Born to Ride Bicycle 
(855) 795-4482 / 705-718-1606, 275 Blake St, Barrie, ON L4M 1K7

(705) 726-7372, 75 Dyment Road, Barrie, ON L4N 3H6,


Peterborough Bike Rentals

Wild Rock Outfitters 
(705) 745-9133, 169 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON K9J 2T7,

Dream Cyclery
(705) 743-3333, 432 George St. North, Peterborough, ON K9H 3R5,

Kawartha Lakes Bike Rentals

Down to Earth 
(705) 328-0230, 22 Kent St West, Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y1,

The Bike Garage
(705) 320-9006, 66 William St North, Lindsay, ON K9V 4A2,

Balsam Lake Provincial Park 
(705) 454-3324, Kirkfield, ON K0M 2B0


Prince Edward County Rentals

Bloomfield Bicycle Co. 
(613) 393-1060, 225 Main St, Bloomfield, ON K0K 1G0,

Pedego Electric Bikes 
(613) 393-9191, 39 Stanley St, Unit C, Bloomfield, ON K0K 1G0,

Closson Road Cycles 
(613) 920-2891, 690 Closson Rd, Hillier, ON K0K 1T0,

Kingston Bike Rentals

Ahoy Rentals 
(613) 549-4277, 21 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2,

Cycle Wolfe Island 
(613) 385-2240, 1291 Main St, Marysville, Wolfe Island, ON K0H 2Y0,

Perth Bike Rentals

Heritage Bikes 
(613) 200-7959, 39 Gore St East, Perth, ON K7H 1H4,


Ottawa Bike Rentals

(613) 241-4140, 2 Rideau St (Below Plaza Bridge), Ottawa K1N 8X7,

Fresh Air Experience 
(613) 729-3002, 1291 Wellington St. W. Ottawa, ON K1Y 3A8,

Escape Bicycle Tours & Rentals 
(613) 608-7407, 65 Sparks St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5,

Cyco’s Sports 
(613) 567-8180, 25 Hawthorne Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 0A9,


Niagara AND NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE Bike Rentals

Zoom Leisure Bikes 
(866) 811-6993 / (905) 468-2366, 431 Mississauga St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0,

Niagara Cycling Co. 
(800) 680-7006 / (905) 468-1300, 92 Picton St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0,

Niagara EBikes
(289) 213-1532, Various locations, 

Snap E-Bike Rentals and Tours 
(905) 651-1951, 4239 Park St, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2P2,

Lake Erie Bike Rentals

Red Apple Rides 
(519) 718-BIKE, 3 Main St, Port Dover, ON N0A 1N0,


Toronto Bike Rentals

Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop 
(416) 533-4481 / (416) 533-4225 / (416) 533-1411, 1204 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6H 1N2, 517 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y4, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8,

Bateman’s Bicycle Company 
(416) 538-2453, 913 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G4, 960 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G5,

Curbside Cycle 
(866) 920-4933, 412 Bloor St West, Toronto, ON M5S 1X5,

Gears Bike Shop 
(647) 729-2500 / (416) 855-4327, 109 Vanderhoof Ave, Toronto, ON M4G 4B7, 500 Front St. East, Toronto, ON M5A 0J1,

Wheel Excitement 
(416) 260-9000, 249 Queen's Quay W, Unit 110, Toronto, ON M5J 2N5,

Skiis and Biikes Toronto 
416) 391-0654, 2063 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2A2,

Cyclepath Danforth 
(416) 463-5346, 1520 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 5R1,

Oxygen Bike Co. 
(416) 259-2453, 3267 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto, ON M8V 1M2,

(647) 470-3171 / 416-466-3171, 1867 Lake Shore Blvd E, (Woodbine Beach), Toronto, ON M1P 4N7,

Dream Cyclery
(647) 559-1220, 111-390 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5V 3A6,

Bike Share Toronto 
360 docking station locations around the city of Toronto,

Toronto Island Bike Rentals

Toronto Island Bicycle Rental 
Centre Island, Toronto, ON M5V 1A1,


Grand Bend Bike Rentals

Pinery Provincial Park 
(519) 243-2220, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

Paris Bike Rentals

Grand Experiences 
519-442-3654 / 1-888-258-0441, 115 Grand River St N, Paris, ON N3L 2M4

Windsor Essex Pelee Island Bike Rentals

Comfortech Bike Rentals 
(519) 724-2828, 1023 West Shore Rd., Pelee Island, ON N0R 1M0,

Bike Windsor Essex 
(226) 216-5200, 628 Monmouth Rd, Windsor, ON N8Y 3L1,


Find routes and bicycle-friendly accommodations, restaurants and shops at Ontario By Bike.

About Virginia Marshall

Virginia Marshall is a freelance outdoor adventure writer, photographer and editor with roots in Muskoka and Lake Superior. Read her work in Adventure Kayak, Canoeroots, Rapid, Paddling Magazine and Backroad Mapbooks.

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