San Francisco Electric Bike Rentals

Our electric bike  rentals feature the coolest new e-bikes from Rad Power. With powerful electric motors you can now explore San Francisco without breaking a sweat, climb any hill with ease, and see more than you ever could on foot, by car, or a regular bike.

Why choose our electric bike rentals?

• GPS enabled self-guided tour options – never worry about directions!
• SF’s best e-bikes – ride the newest, fully equipped electric bikes from Rad Power
• Local tips and advice – gets tons of cool ideas for things to do from a longtime SF local

Radpower radrunner 2 electric bike full view

The electric bikes are well maintained, reduce the effort to pretty close to zero, and allow you to cover a lot of ground in a relatively short amount of time.  Super fun. 

Sonja R.

October '22

The e-bikes make it easy to get around as well - even with all the hills you don't have to worry about being tired in spite of getting to see a ton of the city.

Brian W.

December '22

e-Bike Rental Pricing

Half Day

Intro to SF & Electric Bikes
$ 59
  • 3.5 hours
  • Perfect for long weekends, work visits, and extended rides
  • A great way to explore the e-bike lifestyle
  • Includes: helmet, lock, battery charger, custom map, local tips &advice

Full Day

Best way to explore all of SF
$ 69
  • Exclusive GPS Self-Guided Tour options
  • Return by 6pm
  • Includes: helmet, lock, custom map, local tips &advice
  • List Item

3 Day

For bigger adventures
$ 149
  • Explore all of SF & beyond
  • Perfect for long weekends, work visits, and extended rides
  • A great way to explore the e-bike lifestyle
  • Includes: helmet, lock, battery charger, custom map, local tips &advice
Best Value

Electric Bike Rental Details

What's Included

• Comfortable helmet
• Top quality lock
• Front basket for your gear
• Phone holder for easy navigation.
• GPS self-guided tours via smartphone app – never worry about directions!

Pickup & Return

Pickup Times:  9am – 12pm daily
Return Time:  4:30-5:30 pm daily (full day rentals), before 12:30 pm (half day rentals)

Note: Our shop is closed most days from 1pm daily while we’re out on our guided electric bike tours.

Age Requirements

14+ for all our electric bike rentals.

We don’t currently rent child seats, tag-alongs, or trailers.

For families with kids ages 13+ an awesome option is our guided electric bike tour

Bike Pick up and drop off location

Our location in the must-visit Haight Ashbury neighborhood in the very center of San Francisco makes for an ideal place to start an electric bike adventure. We’re only a block from Golden Gate Park and it’s easy to explore SF’s best bike routes, must-see local neighborhoods, and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Must-see SF sights nearby

Mission District
1 mile (1.6km) – 6 mins
Hayes Valley
1.5 miles (2.5km) – 10 mins
The Castro
2 miles (3km) – 15 mins
Haight Ashbury
2.5 miles (4km) – 20 mins
North Beach / Chinatown
2.5 miles (4km) – 20 mins

Golden Gate Park
3 miles (5k) – 25 mins
Dolores Park
1.5 miles(2.5km) – 10 mins
Alamo Square
2 miles (3km) – 15 mins
The Presidio
4 miles (6.5km) – 30 mins
Bernal Heights
2.5 miles (4km) – 20 mins

Golden Gate Bridge
6 miles (9.5km) – 40 mins
Mission Dolores
1.5 miles (2.5km) – 10 mins
Ferry Building
2 miles (3km) – 15 mins
The Painted Ladies
2 miles (3km) – 15 mins
Japanese Tea Garden
4 miles (6.5km) – 30 mins

GPS Self-Guided e-Bike Tours

Our exclusive GPS-self guided tours (included with every e-bike rental) mean worry-free exploring with turn-by-turn directions. True insider’s adventures, the GPS-tours give you an authentic local biking experience along the safest and most scenic bike routes SF has to offer.

Full of hidden gems, favorite food stops, and must-see landmarks to help you make the most of your time, with the flexibility to go at your own pace. 

How it works

  1. Download our smartphone app via QR code at our shop (Apple and Android Compatible).  We have free wifi!
  2. Get a quick tutorial on how the app works. Hint: it’s super easy to use!
  3. Choose one (or two!) of the great routes to ride
  4. Enjoy an awesome local bike adventure without ever worrying about directions

Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour Options

> The Epic City Loop

The greatest see-all-of-San-Francisco-in-a-day adventure! Explore all of San Francisco must-see landmarks, parks, and beaches on this unforgettable electric bike ride. 

> Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands to Sausalito

Get the coolest perspective on the Golden Gate Bridge along the iconic bike routes that are beloved by local cyclists. Also explore the beautiful, must-see Marin Headlands on your way to Sausalito with a fun ferry ride return. 

> SF's Great Parks and Neighborhoods

Explore all of San Francisco’s greatest views, must-visit parks, and coolest neighborhoods on your way to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Electric Bike Features and Details

We use the most popular brand and model of electric bikes in the USA, the Rad Power Rad Runner. These top-quality e-Bikes are super safe, easy to use, and really fun to ride. Our friends and us ride them daily and they’re about the perfect bike for exploring San Francisco.

Us radrunner2 green right view

Upright riding position is extra comfy & easy on your back.

Comfy saddle provides extra cush for your tush 🙂

Strong disc brakes stop you confidently & safely.

Integrated lights w/ a brake-light for extra safety.

Extra wide tires let you ride any road or trail comfortably. 

Long lasting battery averages 35miles (55km) per charge.

Powerful electric motor conquers SF hills effortlessly

Step-thru frame is easy to get on & off & fits most anyone.

• Bike Brand and Model: Rad Power Rad Runner 2 (newest model)
• Fits Riders heights: 4’11” (150cm) – 6’5″ (195cm)
• Range: ~35 miles (48km) per charge
• Top Speed: 20mph (32km)
• Rider Capacity: 300lbs (135kg)
• E-Assist Type: Pedal assist (you pedal, the bike gives you a boost). There is no throttle. Trust us, it’s way more fun, safer, and the powerful motor means it’s always easy to pedal the bike. 
• Bike gear speeds: 1. Never worry about shifting or the chain coming off!
• Bike Motor Power: 750w / 80nm torque (fun fact: 3x more watts than Europe/UK/Australia)
• Lights: Front and Rear with brake light. 

We’ve fully equipped each bike with a basket, full fenders, a smart-phone mount, stash bag, and waterbottle holder. These are the most well-equipped electric rental bikes in SF, so you’re ready for adventure.


Don’t worry, we’ll include a bunch of helpful details and everything you need to know for the bike ride in your confirmation email after booking. Here are some common questions, answered.

All rentals begin and end in our cool bike workshop in the centrally local South of Market neighborhood.

Here is a map to our location.

If you are staying locally, we recommend getting dropped off here via taxi, Lyft, or Uber since it’s super easy. We’re also about a 25 minute walk from Union Square hotels.


If you do drive, there is free parking 2 blocks away at Costco. Here are directions to the lot. If you’d rather, there is secure parking at our location in the L7 garage.

The short answer is yes, very safe. Our self-guided tours leverage the experience of nearly 20 years of daily biking in San Francisco. Our expert local advice will lead you on the safest, most scenic bike routes and backroads in SF along official bike lanes. For more safety info, see our safety page.

In short: we offer the absolute best bikes, service, and advice of ANY bike rental company in San Francisco. 

When you rent from us you get more than a rental, you get a complete local experience. 

Our exclusive GPS self-guided tours (included) give you the finest local bike rides you won’t find anywhere else. And you’ll never worry about directions again!

And you get the BEST at prices that are competitive or lower than everybody else. 

We use Rad Power Radrunner 2 bikes (see above). These are the best bikes to explore San Francisco and will get you up our notorious hills without breaking a sweat!

If you’ve never ridden an electric bike, don’t worry, these are the easiest to ride eBikes around! You’ll be riding like a pro in minutes. It obvious, but you still need to know how to ride a bike though 🙂

The easy step thru design is made to fit a wide range or riders (from 4’11″/150cm to 6’5″/195cm) and has a comfy riding position.

Our electric bike rentals are for age 16+. Our insurance company sets this minimum age for public tours and it’s standard throughout SF :).

We don’t have child seats, tag-alongs, or trailers at this time.

Have kids younger than 16?

We do offer cool guided electric bike tours for ages 13+. 

Our Fully-Guided Tour (w/ cool rental option)

Explore our fully guided tour with SF’s best local guide. Packed full of wonderful stories, one-of-a-kind local insights, and cool food elements. Plus, there is a cool bike rental add-on option so you can explore more after the tour!

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