For those days when one is highly motivated to ditch the car or the motorbike, a bicycle is a great option. There are so many perks in cycling. To begin with, it’s the best way to dodge traffic. If that’s not your style and you want it just to feel the wind in your hair or to get a little fit, that is fine too. But most of us don’t want to jump into the commitment of investing on one, so here’s where  we would rent our bikes from. And ensure you have your ID and address proofs, before you venture into renting.

Rentomo

Source:  Rentomo

Source: Rentomo

For those who would rather pre-plan their bike ride, you can book one at Rentomo from your home or work and rent it out for a day or more. While instant booking may not be there for all, the website provides the availability details. Working with lenders who are ready to offer their bicycles for rent, you can avail them at almost every part of the city. But be warned – the specifics of the rental may vary from one lender to another. So while some may ask for deposits, others may not. You can even get your kid along for your ride since they rent out cycles for kids as well.

Price: INR 100 per day

Contact: +91 8550879001 or hello@rentomo.com

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Check out their website online here.

ICycle

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Source: I Cycle

ICycle has two categories of bicycles – Betta and Parvath {the pricier and fancier ones} – so that you can choose the one you need, based on what you want to do {for mountain biking, pick Parvath, of course}. If it’s not a solo ride, and it’s for your whole squad, then you can even order in bulk. While you can book them online, you have to go pick it up and return it from their location. In case you are too lazy and have cash to spare, you can get them to deliver or pick it up at an added cost.

Where: #27, 3rd Cross, Parimala Nagar, Kantirava Studio Main Road, Nandini Layout

Price: INR 400 per day upwards

Contact: +91 8861102597 or icycle@icycle.in

Timings: 9am-7.30pm

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Check out their website here to book online.

Pedals And Wheels

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Source: Pedals and wheels

From road bikes to mountain bikes, they have got them all. Targeting campers and trekkers, bicycles are just one of the items they give out on rent. So for all your long distant cycling, Pedals and Wheels should be on top  of your list.

Where: #64, Below Syndicate bank, 18th cross, Margosa Road, Malleshwaram

Price: INR 300 upwards

Contact: 080 23463520, +91 9880073281 or pedalsandwheels@gmail.com

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Grab On Rent

Apart from offering basic and mountain bikes, one can also avail gear that you may need in the unpredictable Bangalore weather. You can rent it online and pick it up from their stores around the city {Koramangala, Bellandur, Sadashivnagar and Rajajinagar}. Pay INR 3,000 for the refundable security deposit, grab their bikes and get cycling.

Where: No.93/A, 2nd Floor, Appek Building, 4th B Cross, Koramangala

Price: INR 400 per day upwards

Contact: +91 9019029029 or contact@grabonrent.com

Check out their website here.

Bums On The Saddle

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Source: Bums On The Saddle

A C-Commerce {Cycle E-Commerce, duh!} venture that promotes cycling, Bums On The Saddle not only offers rental service, but also presents a great platform to interact with like minded people. They unite lenders and renters on their website, where you can choose from various options.

Where: Find you closest store here here.

Price: INR 150 per day upwards

Timings: 10am-7.30pm

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RentOnGo

If luck is on your side, you will find a bicycle on rent here. Due to popular demand, they seem to run out of the unique bicycles here.. So once you’ve got your eye on a particular bike, select it, enquire with the owner and you could get your rented bike at your doorstep. Or you could pick it up. They even have an app that could let you rent a cycle at your fingertips.

Price: INR 350 upwards

Contact: 080 39511847

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Rent2Cash

Yet another platform where you can find a bike for rent is Rent2Cash. More of a professinal lend-borrow system, the website provides contact details of someone in your locality, who will lend you their bike.

Price: INR 200 per day upwards {negotiable security deposit}

Contact: 1800 53 23456

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Check out their website here.

City Cycling

Source:  City Cycling

Source: City Cycling

Choose between mountain terrain bikes and hybrid bikes, leave a request for rental or book them online, and you can start packing for your cycling trip. You have to pick it up and return it to their store, since they don’t provide a delivery service.

Where: Mayfair Anthem, Gear Road, Bhoganhalli

Price: INR 150 upwards per week

Contact: +91 8971552453, +91 8971832453 or e-mail citycycling.in@gmail.com

Timings: 4pm-9pm

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Check out their website here.

HWY Rider

All you need is a glimpse at the website’s gallery to get you booking a bicycle online, to set out on an exploration of your own. They offer only Firefox Target 21 and Btwin Rockrider 340 bicycles but that’s good enough to conquer the city, we think. You can rent them out for an entire month in advance.

Where: Ground floor, Building No 65, Adinidhi Residency, 3rd Cross,, Amar Regency Layout, Horamavu Main Road

Price: INR 350 per day upwards and INR 1,500 {security deposit}

Contact: +91 9739332293, +91 7829829515

Timings: 9am-5pm

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Featured image via: Pedals and Wheels