Want to Experience the best and closest mountain biking to San Francisco?

Look no further than Marin County, the birthplace of the mountain bike. Marin has every level of rider covered, from the beginner to the expert with trails for all levels.  Mountain Bike San Francisco has got you covered with Marin's largest fleet of rental mountain bikes and 3 different tiers of bikes to rent. We can meet you in town, at the Larkspur ferry or even at one of several trailheads. You can even pick up your bike in Fairfax, the center of it all, and literally the birthplace of the mountain bike, home to the Marin Museum of Cycling and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame.

We can also help with bike racks, transportation to the trails and even route ideas, or hire a guide to show you the way. Come ride with us!


Front Suspension Mountain Bikes (Hardtails)- $35/day, $175/week

2016 Specialized Pitch 650b- Extra Small, Small and Medium

2016 Specialized Rockhopper 29"- Large and Extra Large

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Specialized Stumpjumper Aluminum Full SUSPENSION- $75/DAY, $350/WEEK

2016 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 650B (27.5")

- Confidence inspiring 150mm of front and rear travel

- 2x10 drivetrain with 11-36 rear cassette

- Shimano Disc brakes and Dropper Post

Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 650b Aluminun rental bike


Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon full suspension- $100/DAY, $525/WEEK

- 2016 Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon 650B (27.5") S Kit- Medium and Large

- Rockshock Pike, Fox Float and 150mm of VPP suspension

- SRAM 1x11 drivetrain

- Rockshox Reverb dropper post

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Santa Cruz Bronson Carbon C SAM kit fox float, Rockshox Pike rental bike


- 2016 Santa Cruz Hightower Carbon 29"- Large and Extra Large

- 29"or 27.5+ sized wheels

- Rockshock Pike up front and 135mm of VPP suspension

- SRAM 1x11 drivetrain

- Rockshox Reverb dropper post

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Santa Cruz Hightower Carbon S kit rental bike



Bike pickup and drop off is available anytime during the rental period in Fairfax or San Rafael. Delivery is available for multiple bikes or multi-day rentals.


Rental period is from 9am to 6pm. We can accommodate early pickups and late drop offs if your bike isn't booked for the previous or next day. This lets you pick up your bike the night before your ride if you like, and allows us to get the bike back and serviced overnight if it's going out again. Exceptions can be made with advance notice. 


The bike of your choice, setup for you with flat pedals (SPD and Crank Brothers available)

Seat bag with tube, pump, tire levers, patch kit and multi-tool



About our Bikes

These are not the "mountain bikes" available from the tourist rental shops in San Francisco. These are well-maintained, high quality mountain bikes built for riding trails. They perform well on the road, but ditch the baskets, racks, smooth tires and tourist branding so they can comfortably navigate the twisty singletrack or scenic fireroads of Marin, Sonoma or Napa Counties like a local, while still getting you to and from the trail comfortably.

Our booking process is easy and automated, and our bikes are tuned and ready for you when you arrive, so you can get your adventure started.

Great riding and stunning scenery

Family and Kids rides available

Custom routes tailored to your ability

Jamie and I really enjoyed our mountain bike trip with Mark! The ride was exactly the challenge and experience we wanted for the afternoon after attending conferences!
— Tara and Jamie, Lexington, KY

Marin County, CAlifornia the birth of a sport

Marin County is the birthplace of the Mountain Bike. Back in the early 1970s a group of young men and women started riding their Klunker paperboy bikes up and down the fire protection roads in the county.  While some would argue they weren't the only (or even first ones) to start taking bikes up and down mountains, it was their modification of their cruiser bikes, adding of handbrakes and eventually derailleur and multiple gears that get them credit with the birth of the sport. Come ride the birthplace with mountain Bike SF.

Read more history here