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Bike the Golden Gate Bridge for (basically) free!

Get the value of your bike rental in store credit at Sports Basement!

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Grab your rental bike from our location near Fisherman's Wharf

Rent your bike at our location on Fisherman's Wharf

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Get the value of your rental in store credit at Sports Basement, San Francisco's #1 sporting goods store

Stop and shop on your way to the Golden Gate Bridge

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Enjoy an incredible (and basically free) ride across the Golden Gate Bridge!

SAVE 20% WHEN YOU BOOK ONLINE!

Bike Rental Rates

We offer a wide range of professionally-maintained bikes suitable for every adventure. For a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge, we recommend our Hybrid bike rental.

Hybrid Bike

$24 for 3 hours
$32 for full day

Sport Hybrid Bike

$32 for 3 hours
$40 for full day

Electric Bike

$45 for 3 hours
$65 for full day

Tandem Bike

$50 for 3 hours
$60 for full day

Road Bike

$45 for full day


Kids Bike

$15 for 3 hours
$20 for full day

Trail-a-Bike

$15 for 3 hours
$20 for full day

Bike Trailer

$15 for 3 hours
$20 for full day

Bike Tours

Looking for a more in-depth look at San Francisco? You found it! Our guided bike tours are led by experienced local guides who love bikes almost as much as they love San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge Bike Tours San Francisco
Guided Tour includes:
  • All-day deluxe comfort bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Handelbar bag

  • Custom map
  • Bike fitting & orientation
  • Rear rack for bags & purses

Golden Gate Bridge Guided Bike Tour

Tours run: Everyday
Starts: 9:30am & 1:30pm
Time: ~2.5 hours
Distance: 5.8 miles

Our guides take you over Golden Gate Bridge along the very best route, then you enjoy your bike rental for the rest of the day!

$50/adult or $35/kid


Location

We're conveniently located right on the corner of Bay and Columbus, just steps away from Fisherman's Wharf. And Sports Basement is located right on Crissy Field.

Basically Free Bike Rentals


1196 Columbus Street
San Francisco, CA, 94133
(415) 741-1196 (415) 741-1196
Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
Sat & Sun 8am-7pm

Sports Basement is located right on Crissy Field, at 610 Old Mason Street.

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Using your Basically Free Bike Rental credit

Your route to the Golden Gate Bridge will take you right past Sports Basement, where you can grab drinks, snacks, apparel, gear and more, using store credit in the amount of your bike rental! Sports Basement is San Francisco's #1 sporting goods store, and is the perfect place to take a break before tackling the Golden Gate Bridge.

Using your store credit is easy: you'll get a special voucher when you rent your bike, and you'll just present it to the register staff when you make your purchase. If you want, they'll also provide you with bike panniers so you can easily carry your purchases on your rental bike!

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Reviews

Not convinced that we've got the best bike rentals in San Francisco? We'll just let our glowing reviews do the talking.

About Us

Basically Free Bike Rentals is owned and operated by Sports Basement. We're a Bay Area company dedicated to giving you the best brands at Basement prices, and that goes for bike rentals too!

Get the scoop on Basically Free Bike Rentals

Let's get one thing out of the way - yes, your bike rental really is basically free. Here's how it works: Rent a bike at our Fisherman's Wharf location on Columbus and Bay, and we'll give you a voucher for store credit at our Sports Basement location on the way to the bridge in the amount of your bike rental.

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Here's the best way to bike the Golden Gate!

There's lots of ways to get from Point A (Basically Free Bike Rentals) to Point B (the Golden Gate Bridge), and a lot of them are absolutely gorgeous, too. But add some requirements like bike lanes and a minimal amount of hill climbing, and the single best way to bike the Golden Gate Bridge becomes clear.

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Recommended Routes

San Francisco is full of hidden gems. Here's a handy guide to some of our absolute favorites. From restaurants to museums to spectacular views, we've got you covered.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about renting a bike in San Francisco!



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Bike the Golden Gate Bridge for (basically) free!

Get the value of your bike rental in store credit at Sports Basement!

Watch the experience!

"Renting anywhere else is nuts!" - Yves VanLooy See more reviews
1

Grab your rental bike from our location near Fisherman's Wharf

Rent your bike at our location on Fisherman's Wharf

1196 Columbus Street
San Francisco, CA, 94133

(415) 741-1196 (415) 741-1196

Bike Tours

Looking for a more in-depth look at San Francisco? You found it! Our guided bike tours are led by experienced local guides who love bikes almost as much as they love San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge Bike Tours San Francisco
Guided Tour includes:
  • All-day deluxe comfort bike rental
  • Helmet
  • Lock
  • Handelbar bag

  • Custom map
  • Bike fitting & orientation
  • Rear rack for bags & purses

Golden Gate Bridge Guided Bike Tour

Tours run: Everyday
Starts: 9:30am & 1:30pm
Time: ~2.5 hours
Distance: 5.8 miles

Our guides take you over Golden Gate Bridge along the very best route, then you enjoy your bike rental for the rest of the day!

$50/adult or $35/kid


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Get the value of your rental in store credit at Sports Basement, San Francisco's #1 sporting goods store

Stop and shop on your way to the Golden Gate Bridge

You get the value of your rental in store credit at Sports Basement, SF's # 1 sporting goods store!

Top Brands at Sports Basement
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Enjoy an incredible (and basically free) ride across the Golden Gate Bridge!