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

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 $1 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.

March 29, 2014 is Opening Day for Trails! Head over to the Rails to Trails website, tell them how you're going to celebrate opening day, and you could win different prizes.

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.

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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.

Read the Times article about our shop!