Top 4 Places In Mumbai To Grab a Bike On Rent
Summer hasn’t even reached its peak and it’s already getting intolerable. So we are not to blame for daydreaming about lush green monsoon days when the scenery around just comes alive. With so many weekend getaways near Mumbai, it is also an incredibly good time to just take your bike and head for a scenic road trip.
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Don’t have your own bike? Well, that shouldn’t be the reason keeping you away from some outdoor fun. From fancy Harley Davidson bikes to regular Hero Honda bikes, you can get all of these on rent at really affordable rates. Though the trend of taking a bike on rent is usually more popular in places like Goa, Mumbai is catching up too.
Some of the bike rentals in Mumbai offer weekly and hourly packages too; so you can take that road trip you’ve always planned for, without shelling out a bomb. We’ve done our fair bit of research and have come up with some of the best options in Mumbai to take a bike on rent.
Mumbykers’ journey into the field of bike rentals has only been a year long, but it has already established itself as one of the main players in the business. That’s because they make the whole process of getting a bike on rent super convenient. Firstly, you don’t have to worry about the large security deposit amount. Instead of taking large fees for added security, they just keep your original passport or Aadhar Card.
Secondly, they provide door-to-door services all across Mumbai at reasonable rates; so you don’t have to stretch yourself to get the bike also. Those who have rented their bikes before have repeatedly mentioned that the bikes were all well-maintained. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220, Suzuki Gixxer, Royal Enfield Himalayan, KTM 200 Duke and Yamaha Fazer are some of the bikes available there.
Office: Room No. 6, 20/22, Khetwadi Khambata Lane Khemraj Bhuvan Bldg No 5, Charni Road
2. Rebel Rides
Rebel Rides is the go-to place for bike-lovers who’ve always dreamt of riding a Harley Davidson, Royal Enfield or Ducati. Rebel Rides focuses only on providing luxury motorbikes on rent: Harley Davidson 883, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield Bullet 500, Ducati Scrambler, Harley Davidson Superlow are some of the options you get to choose from.
Your rent will depend upon the bike that you’re picking but on top of that, you’ll be required to pay an extra 5000 Rs as the amount of security deposit. They also have a daily package for which the base amount is Rs 270 per hour, but the rent decreases as the number of hours increases. They also have special weekend deals.
Office: Unit No 14, Mahim United Indl Estate, Mogul Lane , Mahim West
3. Rent Trip
Rent Trip’s strong presence across 43 major cities in India makes it a trustworthy name when it comes to bike rentals. Each city has multiple drop-off and pick up locations. So, you’re sure to find something near your house itself. The best part is their rental services are not just limited to bikes, they also have options in Activa and Scooty.
In Mumbai, their bike centers are at Panvel, Colaba, Andheri East, Andheri West, Bhandup East, Borivali West, Charni Road, Lower Parel, Goregaon West, Grant Road, Malad, Vikhroli, Mira Road, Virar, Sandhurst Road, Versova, and Santacruz. While booking, you will be required to pay extra money for security deposit which is less than 10% of the value of the bike. They also have weekly and hourly packages.
Office: Multiple locations
4. Wheel Street
Wheel Street wants to connect wholly with the biking community, so along with providing bike rentals, they also have a separate blog where riders can get travel tips, find out places to buy biking gears and get to know more about the best bikes in the world. Along with covering more than 30 Indian cities, Wheel Street has partnered with locals in Kathmandu and Phuket for bike rental services.
Currently, the available options in Mumbai include Pulsar RS 200, Ninja 650, FZS, Activa, Avenger Cruise, Electra 350, Pulsar 220F, Scrambler 803, Ninja 650 and more. If you are planning on going for a long holiday, check out their longterm trip rates; they give some great discounts there!
Now that your travel is sorted, you can focus on the destination that you’re planning to head to. Do you know of any other great bike rental services in Mumbai? Do let us know in the comments section below.
Also, if you don’t have time for a roadtrip, but still want to have some outdoor fun, we’ve got something offbeat for you. Rent a bicycle and head to Marine Drive or peddle through the beautiful Sanjay Gandhi National Park. Sounds exciting, right?
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