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Bike Rentals & Demo

Plan Your Next Cycling Adventure

We offer a wide range of rental bikes so you can experience all that the Santa Cruz area has to offer. Electric and traditional mountain bikes are available in all Epicenter Stores.

Reserve Your Bike

Reserving your bike online is the BEST way to secure your bike rental ahead of time. Walk-Ins are welcome but will be instructed to complete the reservation process through our online portal. By using our online reservation portal you can confirm the reservation, complete the waiver, and pay for your rental ahead of time. On the day of your reservation, a member of our sales staff will confirm your reservation and get you out riding as soon as possible. 

You may pick up your rental bike at the time you select, or anytime after that.
Bikes must be returned by closing time; otherwise you’ll be charged $150 plus an additional day.
Sizes vary and are subject to availability.

Trek Rail 9.7

Full Suspension Electric Mountain Bike

Rail 9.7 is a long-travel carbon electric mountain bike that gets you to the fun stuff faster. Spend less time grinding and more time getting rad.

Features: Carbon frame; 29” wheels; 160mm travel; dropper post; 1x12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain; Bosch Performance Line CX 250W motor.

Reserve: Santa Cruz

Reserve: Aptos

Reserve: Monterey

Reserve: Pacifica

Trek Slash 8

170mm/160mm of pure fun! 

Slash 8 is an enduro mountain bike that rolls on fast 29er wheels and floats on plush RockShox suspension with SRAM's newest GX Eagle handling drivetrain duties. An aluminum frame with fresh new tech and tough alloy wheels push this bike into the sweet spot for all-around rippers.

Trek Fuel EX 8

Full Suspension Aluminum Mountain Bike

Fuel EX 8 is a lightweight, fast and fun trail bike that carves corners and charges through rock gardens with ease.   

Features: Aluminum frame; 29” wheels; 140mm travel; dropper post;  1x12 drivetrain.

Reserve: Aptos

Reserve: Monterey

Reserve: Pacifica

Trek Hardtail Mountain Bike

Hardtail Mountain Bike

A cross country mountain bike made for fast laps and long days on the trail for new riders to advanced.

Features: Aluminum frame; 29” wheels (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5”); 100mm travel (13.5: 80mm travel); 1x SRAM drivetrain.

Reserve: Aptos

Electra Townie Go! 8d

Pedal assist e-bike designed for comfort and fun!

The Electra Townie® Go! 8D EQ with a Bosch Active System motor and Flat Foot Technology® frame geometry make this e-bike the perfect blend of comfort, control and fun. With up to a 160 km range, you can go to work, go to the store, go wherever you want without breaking a sweat. This pedal-assist e-bike is easy to use and a blast to ride. Just get on and Go!

Reserve: Monterey

Sizing Charts

Click the link below to learn more about each bike we offer for demo, including the sizing chart! Choose the correct size and get ready to shred the trails on one of our Trek Demo bikes.

Trek Rail 9.7 Full Suspension Sizing Chart

Trek Slash 8 Sizing Chart

Trek Fuel EX 8 Full Suspension Sizing Chart

Trek Hardtail Mountain Bike Sizing Chart

Accident Coverage

Accident coverage available: Hard-tail $10 (covers up to $150 in damage); full suspension $15 (covers up to $300 in damage). You will have the option to purchase Accident Coverage when booking your rental.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds are only made in event of cancellation due to acts of nature.

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 two(2) days worth of rental fees!