Looking for a bike to rent while in town? Want to test out some bikes before making a big purchase? Renting a mountain bike is a fun, easy, and fast way to get out there on two wheels and enjoy the plethora of trails San Diego has to offer.
Need Friends To Ride With? Join the SDMBA and be instantly connected to thousands of local riders, be the first to hear about volunteer opportunities, and get the inside scoop on local trail news and mountain bike events!
What It Means To Be A Member
- Supporting advocacy efforts for new trails, existing trail improvements, and bike parks
- Funding trail restoration, maintenance, planning, and development projects
- Supporting operating costs including trail equipment, tools, insurance, planning, and staff
- Training and rewarding, and nourishing our hardworking trail volunteers
- Planning events including the Arch Ride, Mt. Laguna Trail Fest, and kids-friendly events
- Playing your part in building a legacy of legal trails in San Diego County
San Diego Bike Rental Locations
Specialized San Diego has the widest assortment of rental mountain bikes in San Diego County with over 40 bikes available. Stumpjumper Evos, Enduros, Kenevo SLs, Turbo Levos, and Turbo Levo SLs, in addition to Diverge STR, Crux, and Aethos if you want to try some drop bars. Whether you have a weekend trip, want to try before you buy and apply demo fee to purchase, have a friend visiting from out of town, or just want to try something new on your favorite trail, Specialized San Diego has you covered! Located in San Marcos.
SDMBA MEMBERS get 25% off rentals - log into SDMBA.com and check out the Member Benefit and Discount page for promo code!
Learn more and reserve HERE: https://www.incycle.com/pages/
TREK Bicycles North County
Trek Bicycles North County in San Marcos has a rental fleet of the Trek Rail full-suspension electric mountain bikes.
You can even rent the new Rail 9.8 with Bosch's new smart system Performance Line CX and a longer-range 750Wh battery! *Bikes are limited in availability, please call ahead to ensure your bike adventure goes smoothly.*
Go further, ride longer & have more fun!
Trek Bicycle North County is your destination for the latest products from Trek and Bontrager, service and tune-ups for bikes of any brand, and a great place to learn new and important skills.
We’re lucky to be located near some awesome places to ride, like Los Peñasquitos Canyon, Mission Trails, and Fiesta Island. If you’re looking to explore the area, we have something for all kinds of riders, from the latest full-suspension mountain bikes to carbon road machines, fast and fun e-bikes, and everything in-between.
Whatever your experience level and however you like to ride, we welcome you to stop in, meet our team, and see what we have to offer. We can’t wait to ride with you!
— the Trek North County team
REI - San Diego
Booking a mountain bike rental with REI is easily done online at https://sandiego.rentals.rei.
REI Members can rent full suspensions for $101 for the first night and $60 for each additional night. Because we rent nightly, not hourly, you may be able to work in two days of riding for just $101. Hardtails are $50 for the first night, and $40 for each additional night.
We recommend booking a reservation a week in advance on the online platform, but we rent same-day too. Please call REI at (858) 279-4400 for same-day availability and reservations.
Locations in Carmel Valley and Old Town San Diego.
San Diego’s finest bicycle rental fleet. See what state-of-the-art full-suspension carbon mountain bikes do for your ride! Our Carmel Valley store is near Penasquitos Canyon, Del Mar Mesa, and Black Mountain. Amazing trails in every direction!
Full suspension Mountain Bikes from Giant, Niner, Liv, and Forbidden Bikes. Gravel Bikes from 3T and Giant Bicycles. Road Bikes from Enve and Pinarello
Book 24/7 online & check our availability here:
We recommend booking a reservation in advance online, but we also rent the same day. Ask about the “Try before you buy!” program!
Book a rental and learn more here https://mtb.alterexperiences.com/
Explore Mt. Laguna. Spend a day riding along the trails & meadows of Mt. Laguna. The Cleveland National Forest features a vast network of trails to explore & enjoy.
Mt. Laguna is a very popular MTB destination with numerous trails to choose from - for both novice and experienced bikers alike. If you are new to mountain biking, or want to try the latest MTB equipment, Alter Experiences is your one-stop-shop for bike and equipment rentals in Mt. Laguna.