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We partnered with Freewheel Bikes to offer comfortable, state-of-the-art bicycles for summer rental! SouthWest riders can leave the car at home and add a convienient bicycle to summer plans! Take a day trip by yourself or bring the family.

  • Electra Townies – rent for the season at 1/10th the cost of buying one!
  • Comfortable (and fun!) to ride – “Flat Foot” Technology allows you to place your feet flat on the ground AND have proper leg extension.
  • Full coverage fenders and rear racks.
  • Front & rear lights and Kryptonite lock.

    Here is what your SW Ride Bike will look like

    SW Ride Electra Townie

Just like our buses, you’ll be able to Expect the Best with our SW Ride program!

  • Rentals will be available April 27th, and are for the entire season.
  • Bikes need to be returned by October 23rd – no worries about winter storage!
  • Bikes will be available from SouthWest Station, SouthWest Village, Chanhassen Station, and East Creek.
  • You’re free to secure the bike at any of our facilities or take it home with you to use in your free time – all summer!

Freewheel Bikes will perform basic maintenance at no additional cost!

 


Pricing and Details

Summer

Initial Rental Date Expires Fee
Between 4/27 – 5/15 10/23/15 $75
Between 5/18 – 6/12 10/23/15 $65
Between 6/15 – 7/17 10/23/15 $55
Between 7/20 – 8/14 10/23/15 $45
8/17 or later 10/23/15 $35

Hourly Pricing – SouthWest Station

Ride Time Fee
0-60 minutes $3
Each Additional Hour $1
Max. Daily Usage/After Hours Fee (returns made after 6:30pm) $10
Late Fees (Rentals returned after 9AM on next calendar day.) $20/day

Hourly rentals are only offered Monday – Friday at SouthWest Station, Eden Prairie 6:30AM – 6:30PM. Fees include tax and are non-refundable.

Applications and all details are below. Information can also be found at each Park & Ride, and from our Customer Service staff. Give it a try!

Apply Online!

SW Ride Bike Rental Program

Apply for the SW Ride Bike Rental Program
  • Must be 18+ to apply

SW Ride Rental Agreement
SW Ride Privacy Policy

 

Links to Trail Bike Trail Maps:
Hennepin County
http://metrobiketrails.weebly.com/hennepin-county.html

Carver County
http://www.gocarvergo.org/bike.php