Complete guide to bike rentals in Lagos

Road biking, downhill mountain biking, cross country, and relaxed cruising – biking around the Algarve is an amazing way to see the best sites.

This no-BS guide to the best bike rentals in Lagos will help you find the ride right for you – whether you’re bombing it down single track or enjoying some coastal cruising.

Best mountain bike rentals and e-bike service shop

Bica bikes

Technically in Luz, Bica bikes is a small specialty bike shop which is excellent for repairs or ordering in good bits and bobs. They’re also qualified to service Shimano, Hosch, Brose, and Fazua e-bike motors and batteries.

They have a wide array of rentals from gravel bikes to full suspension mountain bikes.

  • Full suspension mountain bikes
  • Gravel bikes
  • Electric mountain bikes (hardtail)
  • Flat bar hybrid bikes
  • Kids bikes
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Some of their rental fleet

They also offer guided bike tours and are huge bike enthusiasts who are known to conquer the large jumps and gnarly trails off the size of Luz’s Rocha Negra. They’re among the best people to go to for downhill mountain bike enthusiasts, and their sister company, The Mountain Bike Adventure, offers guided bike tours better suited to enthusiasts and bike lovers.

Bica bikes website link here

Best electric enduro bike rental (eMTB)

Bikee Lagos

The only place to carry high-end full-suspension electric mountain bikes, BIKEE is the place you want to go if you want to rip it up and down the hills and coast of the Algarve with the most capable machines around.

  • Electric mountain bikes (full suspension, SCOTT Strike eRIDE 930)
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The only place in Lagos with high-end eMTBs for rent

With fair rates and guided tours available, BIKEE is certainly the best choice if you want a fully-equipped eMTB with all the bells and whistles like a dropper post, 12 speed SRAM drivetrains, Maxxis Recon tires, and Bosch motor. They are also the only company to do Enduro E-bike tours.

BIKEE website linked here

Best eMTB rental and tours

Portugal E-bikes

Exclusively stocking e-bikes, they carry a fleet of electric hardtail mountain bikes for rent which are best suited to cross country tours around the hills and coast of the Algarve. They are also one of few bike rental shops which have a child carrier add-on (Thile Chariot Lite) so you can take children along for the ride.

  • Electric hardtail mountain bikes
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One of few rentals with a child carrier add-on

They also offer guided tours which take you along the golden coast chasing the sunset. Portugal E-bikes is a small family-run business which offers tours in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.

Portugal E-bikes website linked here

Best road bike rentals

Musette.bike

A wide array of bikes for rent – Musette.bike is one of the best options if you’re looking for a high-quality carbon road bike rental in Lagos. Actually, the Lagos location is technically between Espiche and Burgau, aprox. 15 mins West from lagos via taxi.

  • Electric mountain bikes (hardtail)
  • Road bikes
  • Gravel bikes
  • Hardtail mountain bikes
  • Touring bikes
  • E-cargo bikes
  • Kids & junior bikes
  • BMX
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Mountain-ready rides

They also offer guided bike tours and have an array of curated routes on the RouteYou app, perfect if you want to do a self-guided tour – simply select the route you want to take on their website and follow the instructions. They also have .gpx files for free if you want to load it onto your own navigation unit/app.

They have 4 locations: Lagos, Sagres, Portimao, and Faro.

Musette bike website here

Best gravel e-bike rentals in Lagos

Algarve Sportland

Algarve Sportland is the only bike rental place which carries a gravel e-bike for rent – ideal if you want to zip along paved and gravel roads all along the Algarve with speed.

  • Electric mountain bikes
  • Electric gravel bikes
  • Electric city bikes
  • Electric trekking bikes
  • Hardtail mountain bikes
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The only place in Lagos to rent a gravel e-bike

Alongside that they offer surfboard rentals, surf lessons, airport transfers, accommodation, massage, as well as tours via SUP, kayak, boat, jeep, and dolphin watching. They are also a small family-owned business.

Algarve Sportland Website link here

Best bike rental and repair shop in Lagos

Xtreme Lagos

The most fully-stocked bike shop in Lagos, Xtreme also offers high-quality bike rentals as well. They’re located right outside the city centre, near the mini-golf garden and skate park.

Whether you need tubeless sealant, chain oil, new tires, or other miscellaneous bike parts, Xtreme Lagos is certainly your best choice if you’re looking for a bike shop in Lagos. They also carry high-end gravel, enduro, carbon road bikes and more for sale and parts to accompany them.

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The most fully-stocked bike shop in Lagos

Xtreme Lagos does not have a website so if you’d like to book a rental you should visit the shop personally or call.

Google maps link

Best e-scooter and e-bike rentals in Lagos

E-riders

Specialising in electric bikes and scooters, this is the place you want to go if you want an electric city bike or scooter. They have an array of unique e-bikes and scooters from e-beach cruisers to electric fat bikes and beyond. If you’re interested in alternative e-bikes and scooters, this is the spot!

  • Electric fat bikes
  • Electric beach cruisers
  • Electric scooters
  • Electric choppers
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The only place in Lagos to rent e-fat bikes

There is no other place in Lagos to rent these unique bikes and scooters, so I’d recommend it if you want to try something unique and fun! They also carry bikes and scooters for sale.

E-riders website linked here

Best road bike rentals in Lagos

Rent A Bike Lagos

Located in downtown Lagos right by the marina, Rent A Bike has a nice array of bikes and scooters in their fleet which are generally above average in quality. They’re one of few companies to offer full carbon road bikes – great for the spandex warriors out there looking to push the pace!

  • Mountain bikes (hardtail)
  • E-bikes
  • Road bikes
  • Scooter
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Emphasis on their road bikes for rent!

A family-owned shop with a good reputation –

Website link here

Best multi-sport rental shop

Coast Supply Co

While they’re known for their surf and SUP board rentals, Coast Supply Co in Lagos also has bike rentals at very reasonable rates. They’re located in the city centre not far off from the main plaza.

  • City e-bikes
  • Electric folding bikes
  • Electric scooters
  • Hardtail mountain bikes
  • Touring bikes
  • Road bikes
  • Hybrid bikes
  • Beach cruisers
  • Kids bikes
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Good, well-priced rental bikes for casual-sporty use

A wid array of bikes at fair rates, Coast Supply Co is perfect if you want a simple yet economical ride. They also offer SUP and surf board rentals, surf lessons and tours, and have a storefront which carries various accessories and parts from cassettes to wetsuits.

Coast Supply Co website linked here

Cheapest bike rentals in Lagos

Europcar bikes

Expanding their fleet of cars, Europcar now offers bike rentals at very competitive rates. As they also rent cars, motorcycles, scooters, and bicycles, Europcar has the widest range of rental vehicles in the city.

  • eMTB (Hardtail)
  • Hardtail mountain bikes
  • City bikes
  • Road bikes
  • Kids bikes
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Their available fleet of bikes, scooters, and motorbikes

A commercial franchise, Europcar is well-known around Europe and if you prefer a business which is very orderly run but perhaps impersonal, then you’ll be fine booking with them.

Europcar bikes website link here

What is a BTT bike?

BTT is the Portuguese abbreviation for mountain bike. It stands for Bicicleta Todo Terreno, or in English, all-terrain bicycle. Essentially a mountain bike. BTT = MTB.

How do bike deposits work?

Depending on the company, some may charge 100+ euros refundable deposit, while others only require a copy of your passport and credit card information. Contact the company prior to booking to get clarity on their deposit policy.

Where are the best places to bike in Lagos and the Algarve?

There are infinite beautiful trails all around the Algarve. For road cycling you’ll love to go up towards Monchique and around, or serious downhill mountain biking around Rocha Negra or the many XC trails around Barão de São João. We recommend using Alltrails to find a suitable route.

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