Plan Your Next Cycling Adventure
Interested in trying out a new style of riding before buying? Visiting our wonderful city and want to explore our beautiful terrain on two wheels? You're in luck! We have an excellent selection of high-quality, well-maintained bicycles ready for you to rent.
We offer a wide selection of bikes to rent as well as saddles, roller blades, car racks, wheels, and more. Please call us to make your reservation for Domane SL 5 road bikes, X-Caliber 8 mountain bikes, Farley 5 fat tire bikes, and Trek T-900 tandem bikes. Reservations are not necessary or accepted for hybrid bikes (we've got plenty!).
**Due to COVID-19 Hybrid, Kids, and Fat bikes are NOT available because of the frequency of multiple riders handling a single bike**
Our Rental Bike Selection
Check out what we have available and get excited to tour Madison by bike.
Additional Rental Options
Looking for more than a bike? We've got you covered.
*Wheel rental fees include labor for cassette swap as well as brake pads if needed. The cost of one rental period can be applied towards purchase of a set of new (non-demo fleet) carbon Zipp wheels within 1 year from date of purchase.
|Saris Bones 3 Car Rack||$15/day|
Did You Fall in Love?
If you rent a bike and decide that you can’t live without it, we’ll gladly put your rental fee towards the purchase of a new bike. Take home a new bicycle within 30 days of your bike rental and we’ll credit you up to one week’s worth of rental fees!
The Fine Print
At Machinery Row, we rent bicycles by the day, week, or month.
We currently rent Trek Verve 3 and Trek 7200 hybrid bicycles in the following frame sizes: 15”, 17.5”, 20”, 22.5” and 25”. Ladies’ bicycles are available in a 13”, 16” and 18.5” frame size. With adjustable stems, suspension forks and suspension seatposts, a comfortable fit and smooth ride is what these bikes are all about. Helmets and locks are available at no extra charge.
We do not take reservations for bicycles unless it is for a group of 30 or more. One rental form will be needed for a large group with one person taking full responsibility for all rentals.
We have added Trek X-Caliber 8 mountain bikes to our rental fleet as of November 2019. They come in 15.5, 17.5",
19.5" and 21.5" frame sizes. We have a small inventory, so please call for reservations!
We also rent Trek Domane SL 5 and Domane SL 5 WSD carbon fiber road bicycles.These bikes come equipped with Shimano’s 11-speed 105 component group and a compact double crankset. Sizes available range from 50cm to 60cm, please call ahead for reservations.
Again, please call for reservations for road and fat-tire Farley bicycles, as our fleet is limited. We are happy to install your clipless pedals if you bring them.
Trailers We offer child pull-behind trailers as well. They have an 80lb. carrying capacity and have lap belts. We recommend the use of helmets, which will be supplied at no additional cost. If you intend on using your own bicycle with this trailer, please call us ahead of time to ensure the mounting point for the trailer will work properly and safely with your bike. Please call for reservations! We have very few in our rental fleet! Trail-a-bike If your child is ready for a trail-a-bike, we have them for rent as well. Rider weight limit for the 20” wheeled version is about 65lbs. Helmets are available and recommended. Please allow for an additional 20 minutes for our staff to attach the mounting hardware to the seatpost of the bicycle that will pull the trail-a-bike. Remember, the mount will require about 3” of exposed seatpost, so make sure your bicycle’s fit will not be unsafe if we need to raise your seat for proper installation. Trail-a-Bikes are NOT compatible with carbon fiber seatposts.
We also rent Rollerblades at a flat rate of $15 per day. We have adult and limited children’s sizes available along with helmets, elbow pads, knee pads and wrist guards available to use at no additional charge.
The Really Fine Print
There will be a cleaning charge of up to $75 on any bicycle or trailer not returned in clean and serviceable condition.
Amounts paid for one rental day (and only one) of a Trek Domane, Trek Farley, or demo saddle can be applied towards the purchase of an in-stock, comparable new bike, wheelset or saddle within 1 year of your rental. Please save your receipt, as we have no easily accessible record of your rental, either digital or paper format unless you have us enter your complete information into our database at the time of your original rental.
Your credit card is not processed during your rental period, and your name, address and phone number will not be sold to a mailing list.
Payment of rental fees is up-front, and our staff will be happy to assist you with the rental form.
We are not responsible for damage to your vehicle if our rental car rack is not compatible with your vehicle, and/or is not installed correctly. Locks are not provided to secure bicycles to the rack, or the rack to your car.