Whether you’re heading to Sarasota, Florida as a weekend warrior or if you want to go there for a vacation, there’s a bike rental for your needs. Most of them even offer extras such as tours and other summer activities for you and your family and friends.
If you happened to be around Sarasota, here are some great bike rentals that we greatly recommend just for you:
1. Ride & Paddle by Siesta Sports Rentals: Bikes Kayaks Scooters & More
Open from 9 AM to 5 PM, the Ride & Paddle by Siesta Sports Rentals: Bikes Kayaks Scooters & More is located at 6551 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242 near the Big Water Fish Market. They have a wide selection of bikes, including cruisers, kids’ bikes, e-bikes, adult trikes, road bikes, and more.
Ride & Paddle can rent bikes hourly, daily, and even every week with various pricing plans. Pricing ranges from $12 to $250 depending on the type of bike. Aside from that, they also offer kayak tours at $54 per person (including the county launch fee).
If you want to have a beach party, you can also rent other beach essentials, as well as kids’ items like strollers. For PWDs, you can also rent beach wheelchairs for your convenience. Paddleboards and scooters are also for rent.
This bike rental service can be reached at +1 941-346-1797. For further information, they have a bike fee chart on their website depending on the length of time you want to rent. They accept bookings online and they’ll deliver your bike or you can pick it up from their store.
2. Lapp’s Bike Rentals
For those who want to ride with the entire family or a group of friends/colleagues/workmates, Lapp’s Bike Rentals is for you. They offer unique bikes that are more than just two-wheeled designs and they’re also near markets such as Yoder and Amish.
Among their bikes for rent include standard and 3-wheeled bikes so it’s a good bike rental service for a family getaway. You can also check out their 7-seater bike if you want to cycle with a group or family members.
The bike rental service has friendly and well-trained staff who will attend to your bike needs, especially for repairs. They are also situated near a golf shop, as well as a café and ice cream shop – perfect for the kids and the entire family.
For more information, check out their Facebook page. You can also head over to their shop, located at 3407 Estrada St, Sarasota, FL 34239, or call +1 717-629-2594 for rentals and other concerns. The bike rental service is open from 8 AM to 4 PM on weekdays, until noon on Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.
3. Sunny E-bike Rentals
Situated near Lido Beach, Sunny E-bike Rentals offers a 500-watt electric bike for rent, which comes with pedal assist and throttle. They can rent the bike for an hourly, daily, or weekly rate ($69 to $299 for the price range).
Each bike comes with a phone holder, helmet, fat tires, map, disc brakes, and a bike lock. They also rent a child carrier trailer in case you have kids with you who want to enjoy the ride. Feel free to check out their website for additional information on their bike rental, as well as other services that they offer.
You can check out their shop at 400 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236, which opens at 8 AM and closes at 9 PM daily. For overnight rentals, you can also schedule by calling +1 941-413-2525, sending an e-mail at [email protected], or scheduling through their website form.
4. Endless Summer Eco-Tours and Rentals
For those who want a tour on the Legacy Trail, which goes from Sarasota to Venice, the Endless Summer Eco-Tours and Rentals have e-bikes that are suitable for that. They offer 2-hour, 4-hour, and full-day e-bike rentals.
Among the bikes that they offer include the Rad Runner, Mini Step-Though, Step-Through, Rover, and Mini – all of which are fat e-bikes. Other than the Legacy Trail, they also offer other tours, such as the Siesta Sunset Tour and the Myakka State Park, featuring the majestic sceneries of Florida.
The bike rental service also offers maintenance and adjustments to those who need it – they want to make sure you are safe on the road. They also have a test ride program for their latest bikes, to which you can purchase them afterward.
If you want to book a tour or rent a bike, check out their website on how to reserve. For additional inquiries, you can e-mail them at [email protected] or call + 1 (941) 539 1741. You can find them on 12th St. from Ed Smith Stadium where they open from 10 AM to 7 PM.
5. Siesta Key Bike & Kayak LLC
Located at 1224 Old Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242, Siesta Key Bike & Kayak LLC is open from 9 AM to 5 PM daily. They have bikes, e-bikes, and kayaks for rent for the entire family, for team building, and for other purposes.
Among the bikes, they rent include beach bikes, 3-wheeler bikes, carbon, folding, electric, hybrid, road, and trail bikes. They also offer bikes for kids, carts, baby seats, and more – with varying rates depending on hourly, daily, and weekly rentals ($10 to $160).
Their e-bikes can be rented (not for use on the beach) for around $40 to $250 depending on the length of time. Other than bikes, they also offer other equipment for rent, such as paddleboards, scooters, and beach gear.
Aside from bike rentals, they also sell bikes, make repairs, and you can buy accessories from them. Just ask the staff and they will be happy to assist you. This is a great bike rental service to get bikes from if you want to go to the Legacy Trail.
For additional information on reservations, you can call them at +1 941-346-0891 or check out their website. They have free delivery and pick-up from the store and they also include maps and guided knowledge from the staff.
6. Robin Hood Rentals Siesta Key
The Robin Hood Rentals Siesta Key is a great choice for those who want a one-stop-shop for a variety of rentals other than bikes, such as paddleboards, golf carts, scooters, kayaks, segways, and beach equipment.
Located at 5255 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34242, the bike rental service allows in-store pick-up. They open from 9 AM to 9 PM so there’s enough time for you to make your reservations or rent anything from their inventory.
The bikes that they offer for rent include MTB, beach bikes, adult trikes, teen bikes, tandem, and children’s bikes. They also have carriages and child seats for rent. Each bike rented comes with a bike lock, helmet, and basket.
Aside from their bike rentals, they’re also a great souvenir shop for clothes, ref magnets, necklaces, and the like – a must-visit if you want to take something with you as a present for your family, friends, special someone, or for yourself. To know more about reservations and for large groups, you can call them at +1 941-554-4242. You can also send them an e-mail at [email protected], or head to their website for more information.