One of the best ways to spend a sunny summer day and to explore a new city is to go cycling. But what to do if you are a traveler visiting Kyiv and do not have your own bike? Check out our list of the best services for bike renting in Kyiv.
This is one of the widest networks of bike renting in Kyiv, which works in spring, autumn and summer seasons. Veliki.ua offers Kellys and Specialized HardRock bikes, as well as city bikes and tandem bikes. The network is represented by eight rental agencies in Kyiv, all situated near picturesque parks, which are comfortable for cycling, like Feofaniya Park and National Exhibition Center of Ukraine. Some of the agencies also offer bike repair, sale, cycle tours and schools. Costs vary from UAH 50-150 per hour in working days to UAH 75-150 per hour on weekends, depending on the bicycle type. Rental conditions and list of all rent points addresses are available on veliki.ua website in English. Veliki.ua provides its customers with accidence insurance, free helmet and lock, first aid kit and repair kit.
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Veloonline.com has two rent points in Kyiv, in Obolon district and in Osokorky. Both locations give nice opportunities for cycling in beautiful places such as Druzhbi Narodiv park, Puscha Vodytsa forest and along cycle track on Bazhana avenue. Veloonline.com offers only high quality bikes underwent appropriate technical maintenance, and also provides a free helmet. Here clients can rent such bikes as Fuji Nevada, Fuji Crosstown, Centurion BACKFIRE, Giant Escape City, Kross Classico, Comanche PRAIRIE. Children bicycle chairs are also available. Addresses, costs and terms of bicycle and equipment rent are available on company`s website in English. One hour rental cost is UAH 60. Renting a bike for a weekend will cost you UAH 300.
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Velokrat.com offers bicycles rent in many points of Kyiv, including spectacular folk museum Pirogovo, Kyiv Hippodrome, beautiful Feofaniya park and even Khreschatyk street. Almost all of these points also have cycling schools and offer bike repair services. Everyone interested can find a full list of rental offices with references to Google maps on velokrat.com official website. Velokrat.com can offer all kind of bicycles including city bikes, mountain bikes, fat-bikes, road bikes, kids` bikes, cruiser bikes and folding bikes. The price of renting a regular bike is UAH 60 for one hour and around UAH 200 for the whole day. Professional bikes renting costs more, starting from UAH 70 per hour and UAH 300 per day. Velokrat.com also offers for rent diverse equipment such as kids` chairs, panniers, cycling gloves and other useful stuff.
Please note that any bicycle renting company will ask for a deposit when you rent a bike. It can be one of your personal documents (passport or driver license) + particular sum of money, which usually varies from UAH 250 to 800. If a client does not leave a personal document as a deposit, then significantly bigger sum of money will be required, usually around UAH 3000-8000.
Rent a bike in Kyiv and enjoy your ride!
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