FAQ
What are your hours?

Summer hours are 8:30 - 6:00 daily

Do I need a reservation?

We have a limited amount of quality bikes, so a reservation helps a great deal.  It is highly recommended to reserve your bikes as far in advance as possible.

Is a deposit required to rent a bike?

There is NO deposit required.  If you reserve a bike through our website, we do ask that you contact us if you need to cancel the reservation.   970.453.2499

Do I need my own helmet?

You may bring your own helmet if desired, but Bell bike helmets are provided with each rental.

What if I get to Frisco and I don't want to ride back?

If you get to Frisco and for any reason feel you don’t want to ride back give us a call, let us know where you’ll be locking up your bike, and we’ll come pick it up for you. The Summit Stage is a great free shuttle system that will get you back to Breckenridge.

Is there a charge for dropping the bike off in Frisco?

There is no charge for us to pick up the bike.  We do request that the bike is dropped off no later than 4 pm and you call 970.453.2499 to let us know.

Do you have maps of riding areas in Breck?

We have maps detailed maps available at Elevation.  For a quick reference, please see the links below.

Town Of Breckenridge Trail Maps:  Click Here

Town of Breckenridge designated bike routes (color version) or the Town of Breckenridge designated bike routes (B&W version, better for printing) depending on your immediate needs.

Perhaps you only want to get to know those trails within ski resort boundaries. Then the best map for you to use is the Breckenridge Ski Resort biking trail map and the Breckenridge Ski Resort Fun Park map. Please keep in mind that there is no parking at the base of Peak 8. This area has gondola access only.

Trail conditions
Luckily the Town of Breckenridge helps you plan ahead with a Current trail conditions map.

What happens if we have bike trouble?

Our phone number is listed on every bike. Give us a phone call and we will meet you and fix/replace your bike.

Will altitude really affect my vacation?

Many people coming from lower altitudes struggle with adjusting such a high elevation. You will notice shortness of breath, tiredness, and in some cases altitude sickness. Altitude sickness consists of flu-like symptoms. The last thing you will want to do is over exert yourself in your first few days and ruin the rest of your vacation. Start out slowly and allow yourself to acclimate. 

Drink plenty of water.

Get lots of rest.

Avoid caffeine and alcohol.

 

For more tips and products to help you adjust and enjoy your vacation to Breckenridge, visit our friends at 24 Hour Oxygen.

What type of weather should we expect?

Local Trail Conditions?

The town has an awesome site with maps and conditions

The weather in the mountains constantly changes, and changes quickly. Even with clear skies and warm sunny weather in the morning you can expect a shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Be prepared with extra layers and wind resistant jackets. If you get caught in a storm, watch for lightening. If lightening does occur, stay out of open spaces and make sure you’re below tree line. Keep in mind that for every thousand feet of elevation gain the temperature will drop about 5.5 degrees. Additionally, ultraviolet radiation increases about 26% at elevations between 5,000 and 14,000ft. (Breckenridge is at 9,600ft.) With these factors in mind, be sure to pack for all types of weather conditions, and make sure that you bring plenty of sunscreen.

What should I bring?

  • Proper clothes for the conditions: Padded bike pants and riding gloves could make things more comfortable. Light jacket (preferably water resistant; weather can change quickly in the mountains). Closed-toe shoes.
  • Bike Pump and spare inner tube: A flat tire is the most common problem on the trail. (Provided if you rent from Elevation)
  • Water: Water is essential. (Provided if you rent from Elevation)
  • Food for longer rides: Very important to keep up your strength on the trail.
  • Sun block: High altitude and 300 days of sunshine, this one is a no-brainer!
  • Chain Tool: Chain breaks are pretty common and a chain tool will generally fix this issue.
  • Screwdriver, small wrenches, hex wrenches and other tools: Know your bike and bring proper tools to make minor repairs as necessary.
  • First aid kit: Be prepared for accidents always.
  • Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from sun, wind bugs and other flying debris.
  • Camera
  • Pedals: Your own pedals and shoes if you would like, and we’ll be happy to put them on for you.

What are the biking rules of the road"?

  • Stay in control: You are ultimately in control of your bike. Do not ride faster than conditions allow. Do not attempt stunts and maneuvers that are beyond your capabilities.
  • Share the Trail: The bike paths and most of the trails and Forest Service roads around Breckenridge and Summit County are shared trails with bicyclists, hikers, horses, skate skiers, long boarders and whatever else people can find to get from one place to the next. As a bicyclist you are the one who should yield the right of way to others especially horses and hikers. Communicate with other people. Remember to be aware at intersections as well.
  • Ride only on open trails: Do not ride on private property.
  • Respect the trail and the environment: Do not ride on trails that are too wet. Do not create new trails when you can get through the main trail. Do not leave trash or litter. Be aware of the local attitudes towards biking and respect it.
  • Ride prepared: Bring the proper gear. Know the weather. Know about the area you are going to ride. Tell someone where you will be going. Do not ride above your abilities.