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Tours and Routes

Ottawa bike tours, designed for you!

Are you interested in a guided tour of the Capital’s most prominent and interesting destinations? RentABike offers bike tours around Ottawa and Gatineau to help you see the best of both these cities. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides bring you to the most beautiful sights and shed light on the region’s history.

Are you and your family looking to explore the city and region by yourself? We’ve got phenomenal route suggestions for you. See our route section below!

Bike tours

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Want to get the most of your bike ride around Ottawa and Gatineau? Our tours have been designed for you to have the best possible experience. These small group tours, led by our local tour guides, bring you to some of the most beautiful attractions and hidden gems of the area. During your journey around the city, our knowledgeable tour guides will also share with you interesting stories and facts about your surroundings.

Not interested in renting a bike? Don’t worry, all of our tours allow you to bring your own bike!

Ottawa Landmarks

Ottawa River, Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake Loop

12 km | 2 hours | 10 am and 2 pm departures

Bike along the well-known Ottawa River and Rideau Canal, showing you many of Ottawa’s attractions such as The Parliament of Canada, Chaudière Falls and the village of Little Italy.

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Ottawa-Gatineau Experience Express

Ottawa River, Chaudière Island and Rideau Canal Loop

10 km | 2 hours | 10 am and 2 pm departures

Bike down the Rideau Canal and on both the Ottawa / Gatineau sides of the Ottawa River to make your way to the Chaudière Falls and other scenic lookouts.

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Rockcliffe Park

Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa River and Sussex Drive Loop

10 km | 2 hours | 10 am and 2 pm departures

Cruise along the Ottawa River and Sussex drive while discovering the many mansions and embassies that are found in these well-known neighbourhoods.

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Ottawa Nature

Experimental Farm, Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake Loop

13 km | 2 hours | 10 am and 2 pm departures

Cycle along the Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake to make your way to the massive parks and beautiful gardens of the experimental farm.

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Ottawa Bike Adventures For The Family

Spend quality time outside with family while exploring Ottawa & Gatineau’s best attractions. RentABike makes it easy and safe for families to rent bikes and exercise outside this summer. It’s the perfect activity for you and your family to get some fresh air and make the most of the sunny days.

Rent bikes for the whole family

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Take advantage of our family bike rental packages.

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Bike Tours

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We have a variety of bike tours to satisfy both you and your children’s needs. Browse our tours online or visit us on-site to learn more.

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Bike Tours Focused on Speed and Distance

Eager to get outside and exercise? Our performance and long-distance tours are made just for you. Whether you’re looking for a 1-hour high-intensity ride or a 2-hour adventure, RentABike has the perfect tours to get you moving.

Rent a High-Performance Bike

Looking to go faster and further? RentABike rents top of the line aluminum and carbon bikes. Time to make the most of your adventure!

Aluminum Road Bikes

Improve your ride with our aluminum road bikes. These high-quality road bikes make it easy to go faster and further with each push of the pedal.

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Carbon Road Bikes

Go faster with our top of the line carbon road bikes. These bikes will make for a smooth and enjoyable performance bike ride.

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Off-Road Bikes

Experience the thrill of riding on unpaved paths with our mountain bikes or gravel bikes. Get the suspension, grip and control you need to make the most of your adventure.

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Meet Our Guides

Our guides are far more than your average bike tour guide. They each have a passion for biking, lots of knowledge about the region and decades of biking experience.

HARRY MUSSON

Owner since 1981
Cyclist, skier, swimmer

KAREN NESBITT

Since 2016
Art and culture
Cyclist, skier, runner, singer
English, French

BILL GREGG

Since 2012
Retired architect
Cyclist, skier, sommelier

MARIT QUIST-CORBETT

Teacher ++
English, French, Spanish, Dutch

Explore Canada’s Capital and Region by Yourself

Self-Guided Tours

RIdeau Canal, Ottawa River, Lac Leamy, Champlain Lookout, cafes, National museums, woodlands, lakes/ponds, beaches …?

Choose a route and bike model with our knowledgeable staff, and go enjoy the moment. You will start with everything you need : helmets, locks, panniers, maps, whatever!
Recommendations? No problem! Prepare now! Take a look at some of the routes below!

Why Ride With Us?

Thorough bike cleaning after every use

Conveniently located along downtown Ottawa’s Rideau Canal

Small groups of up to 10 People

Knowledgeable and friendly guides

Top of the line bikes manufactured by industry leaders

Locally owned business for over 25 years

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We’re here to help answer any questions you might have. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Bicycle Flat Repair Course

Keep yourself riding, learn how to fix a basic flat when out on the road!

This class will cover how to fix a flat on your bicycle. You will learn about the tools required for the job, proper technique, how to recognize the likely cause of a flat and get a chance to do it all yourself with instruction. All materials will be provided and no prior knowledge is required. This is a basic, beginner level course. Tools and parts available for purchase after the course if desired. Low student to instructor ratio. Ladies only courses will be offered as well if there is interest!

Cost: 25$ per person.

Interested or have questions? Send an email to rentabike11@outlook.com with subject "Flat Repair Class"

To book private classes or small group classes for your organization, please contact us at rentabike11@outlook.com to make arrangements.
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Basic Bicycle Maintenance Course

Keep your bike running smoothly, reduce your maintenance costs and get the most out of your bike!

This course will cover the basics of maintaining your bicycle and teach you to recognize basic signs of wear to know when parts should be replaced. You will learn about how often and how to inflate your tires, cleaning and oiling your chain, cleaning your bicycle, when to check and consider replacing your brake pads, chain, cables and how often to get a tune up. Low student to instructor ratio. Ladies only courses will be offered as well if there is interest!

Cost: 25$ per person.

Interested or have questions? Send an email to rentabike11@outlook.com with subject "Basic Bicycle Maintenance Course"

To book private classes or small group classes for an organization, please contact us at rentabike11@outlook.com to make arrangements.
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Learn to Ride a Bike Class

Learn to ride your bike this summer with the help of RentABike's experienced instructors!

Thinking this is the year for you or someone you know to learn to ride a bike? There is no better time. RentABike offers the ideal bikes, instructors and learning paths to make the most of your learning experience. Our team makes the experience easy, enjoyable and memorable for learners.

Interested or have questions? Send an email to rentabike11@outlook.com with subject "Learn to Ride a Bike Class"

To book private classes or small group classes for an organization, please contact us at rentabike11@outlook.com to make arrangements.
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