March 17, 2020 Effective immediately we are suspending our rental program. We hope to resume at some time in the near future, as you know, the Covid-19 situation evolves day by day. We are sorry for the inconvenience!
Yes! We do rent bikes. Choose from Trek FX hybrids, Trek Domane Road bikes, Electra Cruiser, Terra Trike Recumbent, or Civia Electric assist bike. We are right on the Little Miami Scenic Trail, your adventure starts here!
Rental rates start at $24 for one day. We suggest reservations on weekends during the warm months.
The best way to reserve a bike is by email. We will respond back to your request with a confirmation. Please be sure to include your name, telephone number, which bike you want to request, the size (or your height) and the date: email@example.com
*Pedal cars on display are NOT available for rental*
Call to reserve 513-731-9111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Save time! Download, print and fill out our release form: Fifty West Cycling Bicycle Rental Agreement
Q: Can I rent a pedal car?
A: The pedal cars are NOT available for rental, but we do have a selection of hybrid, road and cruiser bikes. All available rental bike styles are pictured on this page.
Q: What is the rental period? Can I rent by the hour?
A;: We only rent our bikes by the full day, 24 hour session. All rental bikes are serviced and cleaned before they are returned to rental inventory. In order to provide best service and safety, we only rent by the day. (Our competitors may rent by the hour, but we encourage you to compare our rates.)
Q; I don’t have a helmet, am I required to wear one?
A: Helmets are not required for adults in Ohio, HOWEVER, WE DO STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU WEAR A HELMET AT ALL TIMES. CPSC approved helmets are included free with any rental.
Q; What if it is raining, can I rent a bike?
We do not rent bikes if it is raining, the pavement is wet, or there is an imminent threat of rain. If you get caught our riding during a rain storm, please take caution. Please call ahead if you have any questions regarding this policy.
Q: How can I reserve a bike?
A: It’s easy to make a reservation, just call 513-731-9111 or email us: email@example.com . Reservations are made on a first service basis. Weekend reservations are highly recommended. All weekend reservations require a full paid in advance non-refundable deposit, unless cancellation notice is given 48 hour in advance. Deposits will be refundable in the case of inclement weather. All riders are required to be present and provide a photo ID.
Q; What kind of bikes do you rent and how much does it cost?
We rent Trek FX series sport/fitness hybrid bikes for $24, Electra Cruiser Bikes for $24, Trek Domane Road bikes for $30, Terra Trike Gran Tourismo and Rambler recumbents for $30, Civia Parkway E-Bike for $40, and Burley Trailers for $20. All of our bikes are new models and are inspected and cleaned prior to rental. Helmets are included free with any rental.
You will be responsible for any damage or loss incurred to the bicycle during your rental period. We offer a damage waiver protection option for an additional $5.00 per rental.
Q. Can I use my own pedals on the rental bikes?
Yes, you can use your own pedals, but they must be installed by one of our mechanics. We also rent Shimano SPD and SPD-SL clipless pedals for an additional $5 per day.
Q: When can i pick up and drop off my rental bike?
Rentals are picked up during our normal business hours Rentals are normally dropped off during regular business hours, but we can make arrangements for after hour drop offs, please call for more information.
Q; How do I know what size bike to rent?
Our hybrid bikes are sized 13″ to 22.5″ . Our road bikes are sized 52cm to 58cm. The cruiser bikes are one size fits most. E-Bike and mountain bikes are size medium. These fit guidelines will work for just about everyone, If you have any questions about the size, please call or email us and we’ll be happy to help.
Height: Expected road bike size Expected hybrid bike size
5”-0” to 5’3” 47-50cm 13”-15”
5’-4” to 5’7” 52-54cm 17”-19”
5’8” to 5’10” 54-56cm 19”-20”
5’11” to 6’2” 58-60cm 21”-22”
6’3” to 6’5” 62-64cm 23”-25”