Yes. Wearing a helmet is mandatory when you rent a bike from Bike & View.
7. Are bicycle lights included?
4. What happens if it rains?
No. All rental equipment must be returned to their original rental Place. No different location drop-off.
No. Lights are available for purchase upon request. Please note that you are required to use bicycle lights when biking at night.
All reservations will be cancelled during rainy days. You will not be charged for cancellation due to bad weather.
6. Can I return my bike to a different Bike & View location?
No, you will need to return your bike(s) on the next day. Please keep the bike(s) inside your hotel room at night and return on the next day during business hours. Daily bike rentals are for up to 24 hours (subjects to availability). If you are unable to return the bike(s) on the next day, please make sure to return on the same day before store closing time.
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5. Can I return My Bike after the store is closed?
Every bike rental comes with an optional $4 insurance that you can purchase when you pick up the bike. The insurance covers all repairable damages of the rental equipment, such as tires punctures that are caused by sharp objects on the road. With the insurance, you can fix your tire at any local bike shop and we will cover the cost when you return.
4. What if I get a flat tire?
Yes. Cancellations made 24 hours in advance to reservation date are fully refundable; cancellations made within 24 hours of the reservation will be charged $15.00 per bike administration fee. No refund for not showing up.
3. Can I cancel my bike reservation?
Yes. Your credit/debit card information is for reservation only. Your card will not be charged at the time of reservation. All payments are collected in store. A credit card and a valid ID of yourself is required to check out the bikes.
2. Can I Pay by cash?
Most of the time you don't. We have hundreds of bikes available for rent. However, bikes may run out during some days in the summer, so reserving your bikes in advance guarantees the availability when you arrive at our place. Plus, you can get up to 30% discount with an online reservation!
1. Do I need to Make a Reservation?
Yes. You can ride the bike back or take a taxi back. Many taxis in Sausalito have bicycle racks.
5. Are there other ways to come back?
The ferry runs regularly and the space is first-come first-served. However, during the peak season (usually from Jun.-Sept.), you will need to make a reservation at the Sausalito ferry ticket booth to ensure your afternoon spot. Please contact ferry companies Blue & Gold Fleet and Golden Gate Ferry for more information.
4. Do I need to pick a time? Do i need to reserve in advance?
30 minutes. It arrives at Pier 41 (next to Pier 39) at Fisherman's Wharf (about 20-30 minutes biking back to our Lombard street location), or at the Ferry Building (Pier 1) (about 45 minutes biking back to our Lombard street location).
3. How Long does the ferry take and where does it drop me off?
2. ARE Bikes Allowed on ferry?
Ferry ticket costs around $11.5/person. You can purchase ferry tickets directly at the Sausalito ferry terminal.
1. How much does it cost? Where do I buy ferry tickets?
From our Lombard street location it takes about 30-45 minutes (3 miles) to the Golden Gate Bridge. It takes about 10-20 minutes to cross the bridge (1.8 miles). It is about 15-20 minutes (3 miles) downhill to Sausalito after the bridge.
3. How long does it take to go to the Golden Gate Bridge?
2. Do I need to wear a helmet?
1. Do you provide Lock and Helmet?