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RentABike Ottawa

2 Rideau St | East Arch, Plaza Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8X5, Canada
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Cycling the Nation's Capital
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Sportif tour of East Ontario and West Quebec
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Ottawa's original since 1976. No one else is located on the pathway system. Bicycle rentals, guided tours, sales and service.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Rideau St | East Arch, Plaza Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8X5, Canada
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Really great service and the quality of the bike I rented, a cyclocross bike, was exceptional and much better than I ever expected of a rental bike. I rented the bike for a week and took it with to rural Ontario, near Barry's Bay, and...More

Thank Anna R
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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We really enjoy cross bikes. Jill for one still races. Some great opportunities up the Ottawa Valley.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Nice fall day so we dropped and rented bikes for a 4 hour ride. Did the Rideau Canal, Hogs back falls, Little Italy, Gatineau and all with hardly on a busy street. The bikes are in good shape and I thought that &25 was quite...More

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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We have been blessed with some lovely cycling conditions late October.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Well, you can rent a bike and ride along the long bicycle road along the river. A must-do thing if you come to Ottawa for the first time. But, be careful, because the bicycle road is too long, so plan you riding time carefully, otherwise...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I showed up this morning to rent a bike to go along the Rideau Canal. The girl working had me in a bike super fast and helped me with my route. I went to Dows then Hogsback Falls, the returned along the Rideau River like...More

Thank ErinJ3
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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We have had some great riding conditions for weeks. Hard not to ejoy the waterways with the colour backdrop

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I rented a race bike and took it to Gatineau park. The bike was in perfect shape (also got a spare tube, CO2 cartridges, Look pedals and shoes). I had a small accident leaving the bike with some scratches on the handlebar and saddle, but...More

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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for your visit

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I hired a road bike for the day. The service was excellent, help with the route I wanted to take. The bike came with water bottle holders and I was offered a choice of clip less or flat pedals. Great bike too! To round it...More

Thank Richard A
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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Great to know you had a wonderful time. We enjoy your visit and passion. Harry and Jill

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Although a bit tricky to locate with construction, their signage is visible and their location is perfect for canal access. We (8 of us) had helmet, bikes, locks in about 10 minutes. Their high-end bikes (Giant) are well-tuned and user friendly. There is a style...More

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Harry M, Manager at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We try to be efficient but have also to have fun with every larger group. After 35 years we know sizing and model selection. Staff and guides and guides all ride to 'work' along 250km of pathways (and some roads). Reconstruction of the old railway...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Filled out an order form on the website for a bike rental the next day, specified an aluminum road bike, 56 cm, said I would have my own pedals. Arrived at the appointed hour and they had my bike waiting for me. They installed my...More

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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thanks for your detailed comments and accuracy. Bikes are our passion. Harry

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Came down to Ottawa for a weekend visit and decided to rent a bike with my friend. We checked out a couple of places and by far this place has the best service and amazing selection. The staff is very friendly and provided us with...More

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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

We enjoyed your visit. Thanks, Harry

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We rented a tandem bike for the afternoon and it was great. When we got there the staff was very friendly and helpful. I had never rode tandem before so they made sure we could ride before we rented. Then they pre-autherised $200 on my...More

Thank SierraTP
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Harry M, Owner at RentABike Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Tandems are always take a little extra care during set up and fitting, Good to know it worked out for you. Harry

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canadianites
23 July 2017|
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Response from Harry M | Property representative |
Yes we offer guided tours and rentals. We have trailers and trailabikes too.
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Athlene G
18 April 2017|
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Response from Harry M | Property representative |
You require a Visa or Master Card however once finished you can pay with cash or debit. Regards, RentABike.
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ldw39_12
9 August 2016|
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Response from Leigh61 | Reviewed this property |
I reserved online which made the checkout process faster; however it seemed like they had plenty of bikes so it's also probably OK not to reserve ahead of time. You don't have to prepay to reserve.
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