Trailside Center Bike Rentals

Burlington's Premier Bike Rental Shop


Ride the Bike Ferry!


2020 Season

May 2 - 10: 10am - 6pm Sat & Sun  

May 16 - 22: 10am - 6pm 7 days/week

May 23 - Sept 7: 9am - 6pm 7 days/week

Sept 8 - Oct 12: 10am - 6pm 7 days/week


Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis.

 2020 Rental Rates

Adult Bike

Tandem Bike

Kids Bike, Trailer,

Up to 1 Hour




1 to 4 Hours




4 to 24 Hours




Each additional day




E-Bike (RadCity Step-Thru)




Rental proceeds support Local Motion's non-profit advocacy mission.


We're located on the Burlington Bike Path on the shores of Lake Champlain. Our Trailside Center is easy to find and provides access to some of Burlington's most beautiful scenery.


Local Motion
1 Steele Street
Burlington, Vermont
(our door opens onto the Burlington Bike Path)

Need to find parking? Click here!

The closest parking option is Perkins Pier. The cost to park is $8/day for non-residents, $6/day for residents.

Special Groups: 

Interested in using our bikes or bike ferry for a special event, corporate outing, wedding, etc.? Learn more here!


Local Motion's Trailside Bike Rental Center is a resource for residents and visitors alike. Located right on the Island Line Trail in Burlington, the Trailside Center is a great place to start your bicycling adventure. Chances are very good that we can set you up on a bike that's just your speed.
We rent hybrid and comfort bicycles especially suited for the trail's paved and unpaved sections. We also rent tandems, kid's bikes, trailers, and tag-a-longs.
People from all over the world come to Vermont to use our rental services and/or ride the Bike Ferry! But don't take our word for it - scroll around this map and see for yourself!