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Bike Miles of Paths on Governors Island!

Free Bike Mornings
Adults and children's cruiser bikes are free every weekday from 10 AM to Noon for one hour.
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A ten minute grace period is allowed without additional charge for all categories of bicycle and surrey rentals. All types of bicycles and surreys returned after the grace period will be charged the applicable rental rate.

PLEASE NOTE: A credit card is required when borrowing a bike for Free Bike Mornings. The credit card is required ONLY for a deposit in case bikes are damaged during Free Bike Mornings. Credit cards are not charged when bikes are borrowed. They are only charged in the event of loss or damage of the borrowed bike.

A pre-authorization form for deposits is available in advance from Blazing Saddles. Please email info@blazingsaddles.com to submit the form in advance.

Renting Bikes

Bikes, quadracycles and tandems can be rented on Governors Island from Blazing Saddles.
Rental rates are as follows:

Equipment

30 min

1 hrs

2 hrs

4 hrs

All Day

6-seat Surrey

$30

$45

 

 

 

4-seat Surrey

$25

$35

 

 

 

Cruiser

 

 

$15

$20

$25

Hybrid

 

 

$25

$35

$45

Tandem

 

 

$30

$45

$65

Kids Bike

 

 

$10

$15

$20

Child Seats

 

 

$10

$15

$20

Kids Trailer

 

 

$15

$20

$25

Tag-a-Long

 

 

$15

$20

$25

Bringing your own bike
Visitors are welcome to bring their bikes to Governors Island everyday through September 28.

Ferries to Governors Island take bicycles as well as passengers.

In Manhattan, ferries leave from the Battery Maritime Building (10 South Street). Visitors with bikes can board the ferry directly through the slips in the Battery Maritime Building.

In Brooklyn, ferries leave from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park (at the foot of Atlantic Avenue). Please note that Brooklyn ferries take 20 bikes at any one time.

For evening concerts and events after Governors Island is closed to the public, please refer to the specific event website for information and regulations about bikes at these events and shows.