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Where to Rent Bicycles in the Halifax Region


Looking to explore Halifax on two wheels? Cycling is a great way to get around Halifax and see the region beyond the downtown core.

If you haven't got your own bike, don't worry! You can still get out for a bike ride in Halifax, thanks to these local businesses offering bicycle rentals here in the Halifax region.

TIP: Pick up a Halifax Cycling Handbook. This handy pocket-sized guide has everything you need to know about getting around Halifax by bike. Download a digital copy or visit Long Alley Bicycles, Giant Bikes, Halifax Cycles, Cyclesmith, or a Halifax Library branch for a free printed copy.

I Heart Bikes

1507 Lower Water St, Halifax Waterfront

I Heart Bikes offers amazing guided city tours led by local guides, as well as recommendations for self-guided tours and ideas for new routes and itineraries.

*Note: Seasonal operations – see website for details


2553 Agricola Street, North End Halifax

Eager to hit the trails during your Halifax getaway? Cyclesmith offers mountain bike rentals, perfect for your next offroad adventure.

Train Station Bike & Bean

5401 St. Margaret's Bay Rd, Tantallon

This unique local business is both café and bike shop in one! You can buy or rent bikes and fuel up before or after your ride – all in one convenient location on the scenic St. Margaret’s Bay Rails-to-Trails pathway.

Pedal & Sea Adventures

8384 St. Margaret's Bay Rd, Black Point

This small adventure tour company offers both guided and self-guided tours around the world! But for those looking to simply hop on and head out to explore the Peggy’s Cove Coastal Region (or anywhere else around the HRM), they offer bike rentals too!

Scotia Cycle

10361 St Margarets Bay Rd, Unit #3, Hubbards

Scotia Cycle’s mission is to promote and celebrate the joy of biking in the beautiful Hubbards area. They aim to provide an enjoyable and safe biking experience for all visitors and locals alike.

Freewheeling Adventures

2118 NS-329, Hubbards

Freewheeling Adventures are guided or self-guided bicycle tours, walking tours, and hiking holidays, with excellent planning, attentive vehicle support, and premium rental equipment.

Rentals can be picked up at Freewheeling Adventures by appointment, or equipment delivery/collection services are available for $1.45/km from our location. Free delivery is available within 15km of their Hubbards location.

Looking to buy a bike in Halifax? Check out some of the city’s best bike shops:


The Bike Pedaler

Giant Bicycle Halifax

Halifax Cycles and Guitars

Long Alley Bicycles