Human Powered Recreation is Fun! Asheville, NC boasts one of the most beautiful Greenways for bike riding, jogging, running, walking or just being lazy by the French Broad River.
Rent a beach-style cruiser bicycle to peddle the French Broad River Greenway. Currently, three miles from Hominy Creek Park, passing by Carrier Park, to the French Broad River Dog Park.
Come and explore for yourself. It's like riding a bike, you never forget how to. Have fun, laugh and discover the fun of bike riding all over again!
Bicycle Rental Rates
*Beach-style cruiser (comfort seat, no gears)
$ 10.00 per adult bike
$ 8.00 per youth bike
Rentals available between 10:00am-4:00pm
Limited number of youth bikes
Youth bikes 19" wheels
Adult bikes 26" wheels
Asheville Outdoor Center is your gateway to the river greenways, bike rentals have never been easier! Register with A.O.C. get your bike, don't forget the lunch and off you go pedaling away like you were a kid. Bike trails follow the river from A.O.C. to Hominy Creek river park and back down along the greenways to Carrier park, on through to Amboy road park and onto The French Broad River Park and back to A.O.C. Total ride time can be as short as an hour up to 1/2 day. At Carrier Park ride the velodrome like a pro racer, also enjoy the large community built playground, watch some inline skating, have a pick up game of basketball, or just watch the beautiful French Broad River roll on by. Don't forget to cruise to the East end of Carrier Park and interact with the outdoor interpretive signs and information boards.
All bicycle riders must follow NC state laws, walking bikes at all crosswalks and road intersections, give proper right of way, and be polite. All adult (21 yrs. older) A.O.C. bicycle renters are responsible for the safety of themselves and any children that accompany them, release forms are required for bicycle rentals.
All A.O.C. bicycle renters are responsible for lost or stolen bicycles and damages. Damage deposit required on all bike rentals. All bike rentals are due back by 4:00 pm or late fees will apply.Please see attached link for all appplicable NC state laws with regards to Bicycles. http://www.ncdot.org/transit/bicycle/laws/laws_bikelaws.html
Use this form to expedite your trip before check in. Print this form, fill it out, and bring it with you the day of your trip. All participants must sign a release form. Anyone under the age of 18 yrs. MUST have LEGAL parent or guardian sign prior to trip departing, absolutely no exceptions. Grandparents, uncles, aunts, friends, neighbors won't work. It must be the legal parent or guardian.
Please call if you cannot open this file, we can fax it, e-mail it, or snail-mail it.