*News
-We have no rent bikes available on May 18th and 19th.

 

Welcome to Onomichi where is the starting point of Shimanami Kaido!

If you would like to go cycling Shimanami Kaido where is well known as the one of the world’s greatest cycling routes, with road type bicycle inexpensively, it’s available here.
We only have few rent bicycles for each size, so we highly recommend making booking in advance, otherwise the bicycles will be easy taken especially in weekend and best season for cycling.(Apr to Nov)

To bring your own bicycle and enjoy cycling on Shimanami Kaido with it, also gives you wonderful memories.
If you have some trouble with your bike and need some help in English in Onomichi, ask us. We may be able to help you with rudimentary English as terrible as you may think you should learn Japanese.

Attention! You can NOT drop off our rented bicycle at any other places.

Rented bicycles

The rent bicycles we prepare for you are alloy road bikes and few e-Bikes.

Road bicycles are 2*8 or 2*9 speeds, and basically suitable for beginner riders.
Suitable for 150 to 185cm tall.

merida ride 80

e-Bikes are 1*10 speeds flat handle bicycle.
The assist range is about 60 to 90km.(depends on assist mode, a load, temperature)
Suitable for 160 to 175cm tall.

Rent charge

Road bike

Rent term Rent charge
1 day 3500Yen
2 days 6000Yen
More + 3000Yen per day

 

e-Bike

Rent term Rent charge
1 day 6500Yen
2 days 12000Yen
More + 6000Yen per day

*A battery charger is including for more than 2 days.

Option

SPD / SPD SL pedals 500Yen per rent
A bike Trailer for 2 kids. 2000Yen per day

*All charge is excluding tax(8%)

Available Rented goods

A Helmet, a wire lock, a head light, and an inner tube replacing kit(a spare tube, tire levers) are free rent.

Shimano SPD and SPD SL pedals. 500Yen per rent.
(To replace pedals and saddle is also available for free if you bring your own.)

A bike trailer, Burler “Bee”. 2000Yen per day.
The riding capacity of the trailer is 2 children, and maximum load is 45kg.
A booking in advance is required, and recommended for experienced riders.

Return time

Return time is 17:00. We have to impose penalty charges if you are very late for the time.

Important notes

-Please obey Japan’s safety rules.(Please refer this safety guidelines(PDF) in advance)
-Any insurance is not including in a rent charge. Please insure by yourself if you need.
-There is no restroom in our shop. There is a changing room.
-Again, you can’t drop our rented bike off at any other places.

How to make a booking

Please read the important notes above, then send request a booking through the contact form below with necessary information.

Necessary information is
-the date for use
-the length of using
-full name of every users
-their height
-estimated arrival time if you know
-other demands if you have(example:need SPD pedals)

*We may not be able to check your booking and inquiry on our shop holidays, Wednesday and Thursday.
*Please try to send with a different E-mail address again if you haven’t received any our reply for 3 days after you sent.


*You also can make a booking and ask availability by phone if you speak Japanese or very easy English slowly.
Tel: (+81)848-21-0655 (from abroad) / 0848-21-0655(domestic call)

Shop location

1-10-5 Tsuchido Onomichi city Hiroshima pref
Tel:0848-21-0655
It’s a 5 minutes walk from Onomichi station if you aren’t stuck at a red light.

About Shimanami Kaido

Total distance of Shimanami kaido(way) between Onomichi and Imabari, the other end is nearly 80km, and total elevation is about 500m in one way. There are 6 islands between both cities, and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the inland sea along the way. The standard route is well marked with blue line as nobody can lose their way, and there are also other islands and courses beside Shimanami Kaido for various levels of cyclists. There are many places for relaxation on the standard route, so even beginner probably can be completed in a day.

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THE RED BICYCLES ONOMICHI
Shop hours:8:00~17:30
Shop holiday:Wednesday & Thursday