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Rental & Demo Bikes

Daily and Weekly Bike Rentals

Blue Ridge Cyclery offers bikes for rent in Charlottesville and Warrenton. Rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis so please give us a call ahead of time to reserve a bike.

OUR RENTAL FLEET

Trek FX 2 Disc 

FX 2 Disc is a stylish and versatile hybrid bike with disc brakes that let you stop on a dime and ask for change, even when the weather isn't cooperating. Train, commute, or ride for fun with the lightweight aluminum frame, 18 speeds, and semi-skinny tires that are fast on the road and stable on loose terrain. Commuter accessories included with rental, subject to inventory and availability.

 

Available rental sizes (one of each) - S, M, L, XL 

 

$45/day or $225/week 
 

Available at all locations

Travel Cases

Protect your bike from damage during your travels. We have 2 Thule Round Trip Transition cases and 1 Round Trip Sport available for rent. 

$60 per week

Demo Bikes

Thinking about buying a new bike but wanna give it a real road or trail test? Take one of our high-end carbon demo bikes out for an extended test ride. Love it? Get up to $300 credit towards a new bike!* Demo bikes are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may change store locations so please call ahead to make sure we can reserve the bike for your demo needs. 

Please note that demos are not available for competitive events of any kind.  

OUR MTB DEMO FLEET

Trek Slash 9.8 XT

Category: Mountain
Available demo sizes: M/L, XL

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT

Category: Mountain
Available demo sizes: M, L

Trek E-Caliber 9.6

Category: Mountain, Electric (e-bike)
Available demo sizes: M, L

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX AXS

Category: Mountain
Available demo sizes: S, M, L

Trek Fuel EXe 9.5

Category: Mountain, Electric (e-bike)
Available demo sizes: M, L, XL

Trek Rail 7 Deore XT

Category: Mountain, Electric (e-bike)
Available demo sizes: S

Trek Rail 9.7 SLX XT

Category: Mountain, Electric (e-bike)
Available demo sizes: L

Pivot Switchblade

Category: Mountain 
Available demo sizes: M, L

Pivot Mach 4SL

Category: Mountain
Available demo sizes: L, XL

Trek Slash 9.8 XT

Trek Slash 9.8 XT

Slash 9.8 is a carbon enduro mountain bike built to handle big hits, rail corners, and rip down the mountain faster than you ever thought possible. Ultra stiff and ultra tough carbon frame, carbon wheels, and the most refined suspension tech from RockShox make this long-travel 29er a worthy contender for any dedicated rider and enduro podium.

A full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 160mm of travel and an all-new RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate shock with an updated Thru Shaft damper, plus an all-new RockShox ZEB fork with extra-beefy 38mm stanchions. A Shimano XT 12-speed drivetrain for super-smooth shifting that's easy on the thumb, 4-piston brakes for confident descents, and Line Elite 30 carbon wheels with a 108-tooth Rapid Drive hub for quick acceleration when you need it most.

This is a beast of a mountain bike. You get hot new suspension technology normally reserved for the most expensive bikes, and you get it on a fresh new frame. With Slash 9.8, the faster you go, the better it rides, so giddy-up.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - M/L, XL 

$100/day
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT

Top Fuel 9.8 is a full suspension carbon mountain bike for riders who don't settle. Not for parts nor for one style of riding. It combines a high-end parts package with a low-weight carbon frame for one unbelievably fun rig that's fast on flow and fun to ride on techy singletrack.

A light and stiff full carbon frame, 120mm RockShox SID Select+ fork, 120mm of rear travel with a RockShox SID Luxe Ultimate shock, and a new Shimano XT 1x12 drivetrain. Plus, wide carbon Bontrager Line Elite 30 wheels with a 108-tooth Rapid Drive hub for instant engagement, 4-piston brakes for confident descents, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, and carbon handlebars.

Top Fuel 9.8 is a ridiculously fun carbon down-country bike with upgraded parts that give you noticeable benefits on the trail, like more speed from the carbon wheels and more grip from the ultra-smooth suspension.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - M, L 

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek E-Caliber 9.6

Trek E-Caliber 9.6

E-Caliber 9.6 is a carbon electric mountain bike that rides—and looks—like a traditional cross country bike. The compact Fazua drive system lets you do more of what you love with subtle, natural-feeling assist that doesn't overpower the physical and technical challenges of the trail.

This bike is perfect for XC riders who want to push a little farther or a little steeper. It's also great for anyone who needs a little boost to motivate them to ride more, to get up climbs, or to keep pace with faster groups.

An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60mm of travel, a 120mm RockShox Gold RL fork, and Trek's IsoStrut FOX Performance shock. A Fazua Ride Trail 50 drive system that can assist up to 20 mph when it's on, and gives zero drag when it's off, plus a Shimano Deore 12-speed drivetrain, dropper post for getting low on descents, and Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - M, L 

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX AXS

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX AXS

Fuel EX 9.8 is a hard-charging trail bike with a light and stiff carbon frame that's smooth, quiet, and holds its own when you pick a line. It's loaded with the latest tech like a wireless SRAM GX AXS drivetrain that's super clean looking and customizable. 150mm front and 140mm rear suspension keep you in control on the roughest trails and it's all topped off with carbon Bontrager wheels with a quick-engaging hub.

A light and stiff carbon frame with a full FOX Performance suspension package that turns chunky rock gardens into smooth sailing. Carbon wheels that keep weight down while offering stiff and reliable tracking. Plus, the wireless shifting of SRAM GX AXS, and tubeless hoops and tires so you can spend less time fixing flats. Finally, you'll find adjustable geometry and in-frame storage for keeping your setup dialed just for you.

Fuel EX 9.8 is the evolution of years of trail riding, with longer front geometry for taking on steep descents, and a steeper seat tube for hammering back up to do it again.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - S, M, L 

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek Fuel EXe 9.5

Trek Fuel EXe 9.5

Fuel EXe 9.5 Deore is a new kind of e-mountain bike that bridges the divide between pedal assist and traditional bikes. It features a carbon frame and a compact motor that keeps the ride light, lively and quiet. Get the benefit of pedal assist on long climbs, and the playful feel of a traditional mountain bike on descents. 

An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with a fully-encased 360Wh battery, and TQ harmonic pin ring transmission with a smart charging port, integrated LED display and discreet handlebar remote. 150mm RockShox 35 Gold RL fork with DebonAir spring and Motion Control damper, and 140mm RockShox Deluxe Select+ rear suspension. Plus, tubeless-ready wheels and tires, and 12-speed Shimano Deore drivetrain.

Fuel EXe 9.5 is a lively trail bike that gives you extra boost on the climbs, and feels like a traditional bike on descents

Available demo sizes (one of each) - M, L, XL 

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek Rail 7 Deore XT

Trek Rail 7 Deore XT

Rail 7 is a long-travel electric mountain bike built for ripping the big stuff. It features the same high-end trail tech as our analog trail bikes, an upgraded fork, drivetrain, battery, and more, plus a powerful Bosch drive system that's basically like having your own shuttle.

The tech you get: A burly alloy frame with 150mm of rear travel that fully encases a 625Wh battery, a 160mm RockShox Domain fork, a powerful new Bosch Performance Line CX 250W motor that assists up to 20 mph, and a Purion controller. A smooth-shifting 1x12 Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain, dropper post, powerful Shimano 4-piston brakes for confident descents, and Bontrager Line Comp 30 29er wheels that are already completely tubeless ready, including sealant.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - S

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Trek Rail 9.7 SLX XT

Trek Rail 9.7 SLX XT

Rail 9.7 is a long-travel carbon electric mountain bike that gets you to the fun stuff faster. It feels and rides just like our rowdiest trail bikes, and it's built with the same trail-specific tech. The difference is that the powerful Bosch drive system zips up climbs so you can spend less time grinding and more time getting rad.

An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame that fully encases a 625Wh battery, a 160mm RockShox Domain fork, 150mm of rear travel with a RockShox Deluxe Select+ shock, a Bosch Performance Line CX 250W motor. A 1x12 Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain, Bontrager Line dropper post, powerful 4-piston brakes for confident descents, and Bontrager Line Comp 30 29er wheels that are already completely tubeless ready, including sealant.

Rail 9.7 hits the sweet spot of carbon performance and amazing value. It’s spec'd with quality trail-specific parts and a powerful Bosch drive system so you can send it through the rough stuff and motor right back up for another run.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - L

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Pivot Switchblade

Pivot Switchblade

The sequel to the Switchblade story heralds a new era of all mountain riding, with more travel, unrivaled versatility and progressive geometry. It unleashes dominance over enduro inspired descents, generates speed, and delivers the finesse needed for power moves on technical climbs. With a masterfully designed new dw-link™ shock layout, riders can optimize suspension performance like never before. The all-new Switchblade cleans the impossible, threads the needle, and delivers the freedom to explore. From bike park flow trails to raw backcountry routes, the Switchblade amplifies every rider’s skills and excels on any trail.

The tech: Ultra-light, size-specific optimized full Hollow Core Carbon frame featuring leading-edge carbon fiber materials and Pivot's proprietary molding technology for a lighter frame and higher stiffness to weight ratio; Ultra-adjustable custom tuned Fox DPX2 rear shock with all-new internals; Compatible with both 29, 27.5+" and 27.5+” rear/29” front (reverse mullet) wheel sizes without compromise thanks to the adjustable geometry; 142mm of supple-yet-efficient dw-link™ suspension; Progressive geometry with short seat tubes for long travel dropper posts; Hassle-free, full-length, internal cable routing with Pivot’s easy to service and silent Cable Port System; Equipped with a 44mm offset 160mm-travel Fox 36 FIT Grip2 Factory and Performance Series forks; Flip-chip upper linkage mount for adjustable geometry in seconds.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - M, L

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Pivot Mach 4SL

Pivot Mach 4SL

The all-new Mach 4 SL is designed to let World Cup level athletes capitalize on every inch of increasingly technical courses and generate speed where others hesitate. Our engineers have pushed the boundaries in every conceivable metric of cross country performance. It’s the lightest, fastest 100mm travel XC race bike we’ve ever developed. Go ahead, turn yourself inside out and leave it all out on the race course because the new Mach 4 SL leaves nothing on the table.

The tech: Frame weight starting at 1845 grams (4.0 lb.) and 20.9 lb. (9.4kg) complete - (size medium with XTR World Cup Build); 100mm of renowned dw-link® suspension tuned for XC race and trail performance; Designed to work with 100-120mm travel forks; Full Fox Live Valve integration; World Cup caliber full carbon frame featuring leading edge materials and Pivot’s proprietary Hollow Core Internal Molding Technology; Progressive XC geometry for the most demanding World Cup courses; 29-inch wheels for the fastest laps and superior rollover in technical terrain; Full length internal cable routing via Pivot’s exclusive, easy-to-maintain Cable Port System
Internal dropper post compatible; Lightweight, cold forged alloy linkages with Enduro Max Cartridge Bearings; Fox Kashima Factory shock, custom-tuned specifically for the Mach 4 SL; Highly durable frame and swingarm protection; Boost™ 12 x 148mm rear spacing.

Available demo sizes (one of each) - L, XL

$100/day 
 
Please call ahead to reserve

Road Bikes


NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

We are currently working to replenish our demo fleet with new, safe road bikes. It may take us some time with current market conditions and limited availability. We know it's disappointing - we're sad, too. Please stay tuned!


E-Bikes


LIMITED AVAILABILITY
 
Due to market conditions, we only have a select number of electric mountain bikes available for demo. We will update this page when we have other styles and varieties available for demo. Please do stop in for a test ride on any in-stock e-bike!


THE FINE PRINT

Renters & demo riders are responsible for any and all damage to bikes that occurs during the rental/demo period. This includes damage from riding, road or trail debris, other riders, and transportation. Please be sure to inspect the bike prior to leaving the store to ensure condition is acceptable. Bikes rentals are not available for competitive events or races, and may be denied due to weather or trail conditions. Please be courteous and responsible road/trail users.

*You can claim up to 3 days' worth ($300) of your demo costs in credit towards a new bike of the same style/category when you purchase within 60 days of your demo!

We currently do not have any road bike rentals or demos. This is due primarily to persisting supply chain issues and we are just as sad about it as you are! We will update this page when we refresh our rental and demo fleet.