There are certain days when we just need to distance ourselves from the extraordinary pace at which our lives move at. For those very days, here are five places from where you can rent a cycle to slow down and savor the moments of your lives, exploring areas of the city previously undiscovered.
Peddle On! Five Places That You Can Rent Bicycles In Pune, Starting At INR 300 A Day
Surendar Cycle Store
Located near the Deccan Gymkhana, Surendar Cycle Store offers cycle on rent on a daily basis. The store, having cycles of different varieties, gives you an opportunity to select the ones you wish to ride. Allowing you to rent a cycle for a mere INR 350 a day, the Surendar Cycle Store gives individuals a chance to relish the sites across the Deccan area of the city. Open from Tuesday though to Sunday between 10am and 8:30pm, the Store is a great place for cycling fanatics.
ShiftGear, another store providing cycles on rent, is a paradise for those in love with cycling. Situated in Kothrud, ShiftGear offers three different types of cycles – Hybrid, MTB, and Road bicycles. Interestingly, the store also gives cycles on rent on not only on a daily basis, but also a weekly and monthly basis and there is also doorstep delivery provided. While prices for a cycle depend on the type and time, with road cycles being slightly more expensive, it is definitely offers an experience like no other. For a one-day rent, prices range between INR 300-500, while for a weekly and monthly basis, prices are between INR 1500-2000 and INR 2500-4000 respectively while it is open 24X7, everyday of the week.
Giant Starkenn Cycling World
Giant Starkenn Cycling World offer you cycles from two varieties, Hybrids and MTBs, for those who love to scale mountains. While the shop is closed on Wednesdays, it is open on the rest of the days of the week between 10.30am and 8.30pm. The cycles can be taken on rent for INR 500-700 per day, depending on the type of cycle you wish to ride. So, do remember to pay this shop a visit when you are near the Kasba Peth area.
Cymour Cycling Company
Cymour Cycling Company is for you if you are looking for a cycle around Karve Nagar. Known to offer two types of cycles on rent, the Basic, also called a 6 Gears, and Premium – often called a 21 Gears Cycle, Cymour lets you borrow their cycles on a daily, weekly, biweekly, and monthly basis. The prices differ from the length of the borrowing period and the type of cycle. Helmets are also provided as safety precaution, one must also provide INR 2000 as security deposits and there is also doorstep delivery provided. So, what are you waiting for? Go out on the streets of Pune and ride your hearts out.
Doorstep delivery and collection charges INR 200 per cycle for upto 10 cycles and INR 150 per cycle for more than 10 cycles.
Track and Trails
Track and Trails, located in Baner, is a shop worth visiting for those with a passionate urge to cycle and explore the uncharted areas around the city of Pune. Offering three types of cycles – MTBs, Hybrids, and Road Cycles – the shop operates between Tuesday and Sunday between 10am and 8pm. The rental prices of the cycle depend on the type of cycle with MTB and Hybrid costing INR 350-500 for a daily, with a deposit of INR 2000 required to be paid. On the other hand, Road Cycles cost INR 750 daily, with a deposit of INR 3000.