Bicycle Rentals

Athens Bicycle

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Location: 4 W. Stimson Ave., Athens

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Phone: 740-594-9944

The shop was founded in 1998 offering a friendly atmosphere, providing excellent customer service and products, and creating opportunities for community members to get involved with cycling. Their focus on customer service has gained them many loyal patrons over the past years.

They have the options to rent or buy bikes, as well as any parts or accessories needed!

Black Diamond Bicycles

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Location: 11325 Jackson Rd, The Plains

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Phone: 740-797-0880

Established in 2014, the bike shop was a long time dream of the husband and wife team, Vince and Timarie. After having dinner at a local restaurant, they knew they’d found the perfect location to open up the shop. The doors are now open and they are ready to assist and get you on your new bike!

Rentals available also!! Conveniently located adjacent the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway.


Hocking Hills Bicycle Rentals

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Location: Athens and Nelsonville

Contact: Hocking Hills Bicycle Rentals

Phone: 740-592-2500

Hocking Hills Bicycle Rentals are available at each end of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway (reservations required). This 22-mile stretch of Rails to Trails bikeway is located on the old Columbus and Hocking Valley Railroad bed and runs between Nelsonville, OH and Athens, OH. Wind At Your Back Bicycle Rentals, one way bike rentals between Nelsonville and Athens, are also available.

  • Men’s and women’s bicycles are available.
  • Bikes are single speed, coaster brake, comfort bikes.
  • Water bottle holders and bells are installed on each bike.
  • Bikes are available at each end of the 22-mile bikeway in Nelsonville and Athens.
  • Pickup locations are at or very near the bike path.

Bicycles and helmets can be picked up in Athens at the front desk of the Holiday Inn Express and in Nelsonville at the Rocky Outdoor Gear Store.