Where to Rent Adaptive Cycles & Handcycles

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From Pittsburgh to Seattle, adaptive cycle and handcycle rental programs are available across the US. Countless of people with disabilities have had adaptive cycling improve their lives. We know however how expensive handcycles can be. Here is a list of where you can rent a handcycle, or for those who cannot afford one, where you can rent one instead.

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WA – Outdoors for All

Located in Seattle, Washington, Outdoors for All has over 200 adaptive cycles. They offer free use of their handcycles at their Lake Sammamish Adaptive Cycling Center during the summer that’s not far from Seattle. It’s open seven days a week (10am – 6pm). They also offer handcycle rentals that cost between $35 – $45 dollars per day. Learn more

PA – Adaptive POGOH

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Adaptive POGOH is the city’s premier adaptive bike rental program. Only open between late May to late September, they offer rentals for 2 hours on Wednesdays through Sundays.
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MI – Norte Youth Cycling

Located in Traverse City, Michigan, Norte Youth Cycling has their Bikes for All program; a program that offers adaptive cycling training. If you have a disability, you can have access to their Adaptive Bike Library, which lets you borrow a bicycle from their fleet of adaptive bicycles.
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OR – Adaptive BIKETOWN

Located in Portland, Oregon, Adaptive BIKETOWN rents adaptive cycles, including handcycles to anyone in the city with a disability. If you have a disability, you can have access to their discounted prices, where you an rent a handcycle for $5-$7 per hour.
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CA – BORP Adaptive Cycling Program

Located in Berkeley, California, the BORP (Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program) Adaptive Cycling Program has been offering people with disabilities the opportunity to try adaptive cycling for decades. They offer handcycle rentals on a first come, first served basis. A “onetime ride fee” is $20. They also offer monthly passes.

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NY – Achilles International Adaptive Cycling Program

Located in New York City, the Achilles International Adaptive Cycling Program offers free use of handcycles from May to early November. If interested, you must sign up first and secure a reservation.

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NY – AdaptAbility Adults

Located in Brooklyn, New York, adaptability loans handcycles free of charge to people with disabilities.

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NV- City of Reno Adaptive Cycling Center

Located in Reno, Nevada on the Rosewood Nature Study is the City of Reno’s Adaptive Cycling Center and adaptive equipment rental hub. Here adults with disabilities can rent adaptive bikes by appointment or during open hours. Their biking center is open from May to September and to rent a handcycle, a one time fee is $30 otherwise you can purchase a seasonal membership for $100 for unlimited rides the whole season. Scholarships are available for those with financial barriers.

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WY – Wheel Wranglers

Located in Jackson, Wyoming, Wheel Wranglers offers rental of a Top End Excelerator XLT handcycle for $59 today. They have two in their fleet.

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AZ – Arizona disabled sports

Located in Mesa, Arizona, Arizona Disabled Sports offers handcycle rentals to anyone with a disability who is able to pay a $30/month fee.

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NH – Northeast Passage

Located in Durham, New Hampshire, Northeast Passage offers their Equipment Rental Program where they offer adaptive equipment rentals for a variety of sports, including handcycles. A $40 first-time consultation fee is required. After that, you can schedule a reservation. They offer rentals from one day up to two weeks.

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MN – Courage Kenny Sports & Rec

Located in golden valley, Minnesota, the Courage Kenny Sports & Rec program offers a small fleet of handcycles, which can be loaned out to people with disabilities, but only after they’ve attended three group rides.

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