The Bike Shop in Ottawa

1313 Chestnut Street
Ottawa, IL 61350

Phone: 815-324-9431
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Fri - Mon: 11am - 7pm
Tues - Thurs: Closed

We will be closed
October 19-24th.

We will reopen Saturday, October 25, at 11am.

Rent a bike!

If you want to test a bike style, or want to experience riding the trail but don't have a bike, you can rent one! We have high quality bikes available to rent for $6 per hour.

Helmets are required, and are available to rent for $2 per hour. Bring yours if you have one!

And if you need a new helmet, we sell those too. We carry Nutcase helmets for $60 each.

The Bike Shop in Ottawa carries Raleigh, Diamondback and Sun bicycles.

The Bike Shop in Ottawa is a full service bicycle shop located on the I&M Canal on Chestnut Street, in the former Teachers' Credit Union Building.

The Bike Shop in Ottawa

We have everything you need to safely have fun on a bicycle. In addition to our quality selection of bicycles, we have helmets, lights for as low as $10.00, bells, horns, replacement reflectors, handlebar grips and pedals.

Fall colors are coming!
Take advantage of our bike rentals.

Regular hours from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Earlier hours can be arranged by appointment, as early as 8:00 am.

The Bike Shop in Ottawa can be an unofficial trailhead to the I&M Canal Tow PathTrail users are welcome to park and use us as a trail head. If you're on the I&M Canal tow path, feel free to park your bike at the rack, sit at the picnic table, use the bathroom, enjoy a fresh bottle of water or a nice, cold Coke.