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How it Works
VeloCity Rides makes it easy to keep up your cycling routine while you are visiting Perth. We deliver your rental bike to your accommodation and collect it at the end of the day. We fit you to to a high-end carbon road bike equipped with Shimano Di2 electronic gears. No need to worry about unfamiliar streets or routes. Cycle with like-minded people. Included coffee after the ride. We offer group cycling at its best!
Tuesday and Thursday
Make your own way to the ride start location (Swan Bell Tower – Barrack St and Riverside Drive). The ride starts at 5.30, so please be there at least 5 minutes before, to meet other riders and to hear the pre-ride briefing. We will also do final bike fit adjustments before the ride. After a quick safety briefing, we take you on a 45 – 50km group ride at a moderate pace (28 – 30km/h) on some of Perth’s best cycling routes. There is a different route each day. Each ride is led by an experienced group leader, who may use wireless communication, for safety and to point out highlights along the way. Nobody gets dropped. At the end of the ride you receive a complimentary coffee and then you can make your way back to your accommodation in plenty of time for you to get ready for work or what ever plans you have for your day (no later than 7.45am). Of course, you are welcome to keep riding, as you have the bike for the day!
Cost: Escorted group ride, bike pickup & drop off at your accommodation and coffee $20 + $90 = $110.
Saturday – Sunday
On weekends, we have more time to undertake longer and more challenging rides, which are generally around 65 – 80km’s. The process works just the same as on weekdays but as it is the weekend we start a little later! Make your way to the ride start location which is at the rear of Garland Cycleworks (87 Canning Hwy, Victoria Park). The ride starts at 6.30am (and at 7.00 in Winter). The routes will include extended Swan and Canning River rides (usually on Saturdays) and glorious rides in the Perth hills (usually on Sundays).
Cost: Escorted group ride, bike pickup & drop off at accommodation and coffee $30 + $90 =$120.
What You Need To Do
All you have to do is plan ahead before your next visit to Perth by making a booking on our website. Tell us what type of pedals you use and what size bike you need and where you are staying. Remember to pack your cycling clothes and shoes! We do everything else. We prefer you to bring your own helmet but can supply one if required. We supply water bottles and our bikes include a mount for a Garmin computer.
Already have a bike?
No problem, you are welcome to join the group ride and get all the other benefits. Simply make your way to the start point with your bike.
Cost: Escorted group ride and coffee $20 (weekdays); $30 (weekends).
Want to ride faster or harder?
We can accommodate you. Just mention it to the group leader before the ride.
Just want to rent a bike?
No problem, we can deliver a fully equipped bike to your door, so that you can go it alone.
Cost: Bike rental $90 (1 day) + $80/additional day. Special discounted rates apply for rentals longer than 4 days.
Customer Loyalty Discount
We like to recognise and reward your loyalty. Make five bookings and get the sixth similar booking at a $50% discount. After you have accumulated five bookings, we will contact you and provide a coupon code to use when you make your next booking.
We are happy to design and deliver custom rides for groups. We cater for conference and convention delegates and team building/networking for businesses. We provide high-end road bikes and hybrid bikes. Please contact us to discuss your needs.