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We are not operating BikeShare in 2020 due to COVID-19

We hope to offer bikes again in 2021!


Bike Share Staff

What is the Bike Share Program?

The Rochester Public Library has bikes available to borrow for FREE from May-October.

This community collaboration was created to help residents and visitors travel around Rochester easier!

How do I borrow a bike?

1. Visit the Library with a photo ID 
2. Fill out a waiver to checkout a bike
3. Get your helmet and key
4. Adjust your seat and go!

Who can use the bikes?

  • Adults ages 18+ can borrow a bike with a photo ID or Library card.
  • Youth ages 14-17 may use a bike borrowed by their parent or guardian. 

bike shareHow long can I borrow a bike?

4 bikes: 1 day checkout
4 bikes: 2-7 day checkout
2 eBikes: 1-3 day checkout

eBikes are electric assisted bikes with extra cargo space. They are perfect for getting groceries or anytime you need to carry extra cargo!

Can I reserve a bike?

Bikes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not available at this time. 

Are bikes available at other locations?

Yes, please visit the City of Rochester page for more information.

Bikes must be returned to the location they were borrowed from. 

Can I borrow multiple bikes for a group ride?

Yes! For more information about requesting bikes for a group ride, please visit the City of Rochester page. 

Contact us

Call us at 507.328.2305 or email us with any questions or feedback.