As Low As $20
Multiple Styles Available
Looking for an exciting activity in Big Sur? Go for a bike ride! Our reasonably priced e-bike rentals allow you to explore Carmel, Monterey, and Pacific Grove at your own pace. Each battery offers a range of 20 to 50 miles, and we rent extra batteries for those who want to go even further. Whatever path you choose, you can’t go wrong with a rental from Big Sur Adventures!
Why Take an E-Bike?
See more of the gorgeous California coast in a shorter amount of time.
Less physical effort means that you can spend your time enjoying the views, not catching your breath.
Adjust the bike’s electric assistance to fit your preferences. It’s suitable both for people who want a good workout and for those that don’t want to expend much energy.
- $20 for the first hour
- $10 for each additional hour
- $70 for the first day
- $20 for each additional day
Long-term rentals are available for as little as $90 per month. Contact us for more information.
Extra battery: $10
Hitch-rack for 2 to 4 bikes: $5 per day
Big Sur Adventures in the American Tin Cannery
125 Ocean View Blvd
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Year round, 9am to dusk
Big Sur is closed in the rain.
Styles for Rent
RadRover, RadWagon, RadCity, RadCity Step-Thru, RadMini
We also have one model of the Propella 2.0 and SONDORS Thin available to rent for demo purposes.
Guided tour, water, snacks
An Overview of Our E-Fleet
Hitch a ride on “the bike that makes you feel like a kid again” with one of our Rad Power electric bikes! You’ll be able to choose your bike during the booking process, so please read about our selection below:
With 26″ fat tires and a front suspension, the RadRover offers a very smooth ride. It boasts stability and safety at higher speeds and can also handle sand and snow. It’s our most popular model among riders taller than 5’4″. Riders 5’2″ and above can typically straddle the center bar, though they will not be able to reach the ground from the seat. We have some with racks and some without, so if you need a rack, please let us know(opens in a new tab).
The RadCity’s narrow tires allow it to fit on a bus rack. It also has regenerative braking, giving you a bit of extra range. With two frame sizes, you can choose the best style for your height:
- Riders 5’4″ to 5’11”: 16″ frame
- Riders 5’10” to 6’8″: 20″ frame
If you’re looking for a true comfort cruiser, the RadCity Step-Thru is your bike. Our brand new addition features a low-step frame design and swept-back handlebars. It’s still packed with a 750-watt motor and a 48V power system, however, giving you the benefits of the original RadCity in a more approachable package.
The RadMini is the “sports car” of our fleet, surprising most riders with how quickly it takes off. It has the most torque and is capable of accelerating faster than any of our other bikes. Despite its small size, the RadMini can conquer any type of terrain: it’s the best climber in the group, and its fat tires provide a smooth ride on the sand. As a foldable bike, the RadMini fits easily in the back of an SUV, making it the perfect option for those wishing to take an e-bike out of town.
RadWagon with a Padded Seat
The RadWagon is a 21-speed electric bike. It takes off slower than the other bikes, but it is still strong. One or two riders (adults included) can ride on the back as long as they are old enough to hang on. The rear seat has a 120 lb maximum weight limit, while total rider weight must be less than 350 lb.
Although this is not an electric bike, it can be towed behind the RadRover. It is designed for children aged 4 and older who weigh less than 85 lb.
In addition, we have two demos available for those who are considering purchasing their own electric bike:
The Propella 2.0 is a 250-watt e-bike with pedal assist up to 15 mph (but no separate throttle). With its thin tires and 7-speed gearing, it’s a lightweight (35 lb) electric bike with the agility and feel of a traditional road bike.
The Sondors Thin is a 350-watt, 36V e-bike. It weighs 55 lb and can go up to speeds of 20 mph. In addition, it offers single-speed gearing, 5-speed pedal assist, and a thumb throttle.
Other Things To Keep in Mind
- Our most popular rentals are our Rad Power bikes, as they allow riders of all fitness levels to ride together at the same pace. The fat tires also perform well on the sand or cruising on the road. Check out the full list of bikes in the previous tab.
- If you don’t want to pedal much and you’d like to ride more than 20 miles, consider renting an extra battery for $10.
- On some days, certain styles of bikes are fully reserved. If you have trouble booking the bike you want, please call us(opens in a new tab) to check availability. We may still be able to accommodate you.
- We are currently limiting the maximum duration of overnight Step-Thru rentals in order to accommodate those wishing to test the Step-Thru. We have ordered more of these bikes, but they are on backorder.