Q & A

How do I reserve a bike?

Bikes are available FREE for 4-hour blocks.  

1.  Click Bike Picture
2.  Select a Size
3.  Click Add to Cart
4.  Select a Time.
5.  Check out!!

6.  Your Credit Card will be charged a Security Deposit fee, held until return.

7.  Arrive at least 15 minutes before ride time for fitting and paperwork.

You will receive a confirmation email with more details. 


Where do I pick up my bike?

Grinnell Bike Share has partnered with Bikes 2 You to manage the reservation.  

921 Main Street
Grinnell, IA  50112

Arrive at least 15 minutes before ride time for fitting and paperwork.


What is Included with my rental?

  1. Bike
  2. Front white Light
  3. Rear Red Light
  4. Bell
  5. Flat Pedals

NOTE:  changing bike pedals not allowed.

Helmet is required.  One is available to rent or purchase on site if needed.  Bikes will not be allowed out without a helmet!


How and where do I return my bike?

Bikes to You.  921 Broad Street, Grinnell Iowa.  This is the same location you picked up your bike.


What happens if I do not return the bike on time?

Grinnell Bike Share will take action if a bike is not returned within 48 hours.  Your credit card will be charged the replacement cost of a Salsa Journeyer and a missing bike report will be submitted to Grinnell Police.

Where can I ride In Grinnell?

Grinnell Prairie Burner Bike Club hes established over 200 miles of routes around Grinnell.  ROUTES