Crested Butte offers thousands of acres of some of the world’s most renowned mountain bike country. The Gunnison Valley has more than 750 miles of singletrack mountain bike trails and is arguably considered the birthplace of mountain biking. You’d expect to find great product and support in regard to all things bike rentals, and in this regard, Crested Butte and Gunnison don’t disappoint.

State of the art cycling product, knowledgeable tech support, quality bike fit and all the accessories to ride along with, make up some of the most epic bike and outdoor shops in the country.

Here are a few of the Best Bike Rental Shops in Crested Butte….

The Alpineer

The Alpineer - Crested Butte Bike & Outdoor Gear Shop

The Alpineer is Crested Butte’s premier outdoor equipment shop and a local’s favorite. We have been at the core of all your backcountry needs and summer activities equipment since 1969. During the summer, we provide gear and we are the experts when it comes to mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, camping and climbing. We also carry a large selection of rental equipment for your outdoor adventure.

Featuring some of the best bike techs in the valley, The Alpineer offers up Adult Mountain E-Bikes, Adult Full Suspension Mountain Bikes, Adult Front Suspension Trail Bikes and Adult Path E-Bikes.


Who: The Alpineer
Where: 419 6th St, Crested Butte
Phone: (970) 349-5210

Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven

Big Al's Bicycle Heaven - Crested Butte Bike Shop

Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven is in the heart of historic downtown Crested Butte, Colorado. Our convenient location lends to the ease of renting bikes, getting out on the town trails or simply dropping a bike for a repair and heading to lunch while we work on getting you fixed up. Our service area is fully equipped and staffed with knowledgeable mechanics to meet your needs. Need to rent a bike? We’ve got you covered. Our fleet is top notch and offers many options from basic Mountain bikes, full suspension Trail bikes, and some gravel bikes too! We look forward to seeing you at the shop.

Big Al’s rental offerings include hard tail mountain bikes, aluminum full suspension mountain bikes, Premium Carbon Full Suspension mountain bikes, electric city cruisers and E-MTB’s. Big Al’s also offers townie bikes, kids bikes, kids full suspension mountain bikes, kid trailers and auto racks.


Who: Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven
Where: 207 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
Phone: (970) 349-0515

Handlebar Bike & Board Shop

Handlebar Bike & Board Shop - Crested Butte Colorado

Handlebar Bike & Board Shop is making sure your adventures are as fun as our own. Stop in for all your rental, service, repair and trail info. Full service repair shop and suspension specialist. Offering accessories, gear and footwear. Swing on by for what you need. Handle Bar Bike Shop rents high-quality performance mountain bikes as well as helmets, neck braces, body armor and leg armor. Our technicians will work with you to get the right fit for all your mountain biking equipment. All bike rentals come with a FREE helmet. Lift tickets for Crested Butte Mountain Resort are not included in the cost of your rental.


Who: Handlebar Bike & Board Shop
Where: 319 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
Phone: (970) 251-9169

Crested Butte Sports

Crested Butte Sports - Ski and Mountain Bike Sales Rentals & Repair

Crested Butte Sports is the premier, full-service ski, snowboard, and bicycle shop in Mount Crested Butte. Crested Butte Sports has been a family-owned business since 1982. Fueled by the love of sports and all that it takes to get out and enjoy them comfortably. We strive to provide our clients with the highest quality gear and service… at the best values. Carrying on the tradition of high-quality service, rentals, and products our shop is excited to serve your needs whether they include choosing the right rental equipment for your high mountain adventure, or buying yourself (or the next generation) the latest gear! Check out our mountain bike rentals and bike repairs.

Our rental quiver includes mountain trail bikes, downhill mountain bikes and full suspension mountain E-Bikes.


Who: Crested Butte Sports
Where: 35 Emmons Rd, Mt. Crested Butte
Phone: (970) 349-7516

Crested Butte Mountain Resort Bike Rentals

Grab a mountain bike and hit the Crested Butte Bike Park or tackle over 750 miles of singletrack in the Gunnison Valley. We’ll make sure to set you up with the right bike for the wild.

Our rental quiver includes downhill (standard, premium and demo), full suspension trail (kids, adult and e-mtn), path (kids, adult and e-bike). Full quiver of e-bikes and kid’s bikes. Bikes are picked up and dropped of at The Crested Butte Rental & Demo Center at the mountain’s base area.


Who: CBMR Bike Rentals
Where: 10 Crested Butte Way, Mt. Crested Butte
Phone: (970) 349-2278

Tomichi Cycles

Tomichi Cycles - Gunnison Colorado Bike Shop

Tomichi Cycles offers some really great demo bikes for your enjoyment around the Gunnison area. Our fleet typically includes gravel road bikes, hardtail mountain bikes, full suspension mountain bikes, and fat bikes. Call or email us for current pricing and availability.

All rentals include a helmet, a repair kit and great trail advice.


Who: Tomichi Cycles
Where: 104 N Main St, Gunnison
Phone: (970) 641-9069

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