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Bicycle Demos

Bicycle Demos

Thanks for your interest in renting bikes from us. Currently, we aren’t set up with a standard bike rental program.  Instead, we stock demo bikes that we primarily use as a way for folks to try the experience of road or mountain biking before making a purchase. For that reason we stock limited models, and only one of each size.

Our Carrboro location, The Clean Machine, and our Raleigh location, The Bicycle Chain, both stock a size run of mid-range front suspension mountain bikes, and mid-range road bikes for $50/day. These are available only at the Carrboro and Raleigh locations. 

We also stock a small selection of high-end full-suspension mountain bikes, and high-end road bikes at all of our locations for $75/day. 

Up to $100 in demo fees can be applied to the purchase of a new bike.

All demo bikes will come with a demo helmet if you need one, and are equipped with flat pedals for use with regular shoes. If you’d prefer to use a clipless pedal system, please bring those with you and we’d be happy to put them on for you. 

A credit card is required for a deposit on all demos.  And please remember to bring your drivers license.  You can save some time by bringing your completed rental form with you when you come to the store.  Just click on the link below to print your own form.

Bicycle Chain Demo Form           Clean Machine Demo Form

If you’d like to take advantage of our demo bikes, we encourage you to call ahead and make a reservation.  Here’s a link to our store information.


Miscellaneous Demos

Demos are also available for a variety of other cycling related equipment.  Please see the details below and we always recommend that you call the store to check on availability before you stop by.

Demo Wheels - inventory varies throughout the year, call for details             $50.00 / weekend 

The Bicycle Chain in Chapel Hill, and The Clean Machine in Carrboro demo cycling lights for $10 per day.  Demo fees can be applied to the purchase of a new light set.

The Bicycle Chain in Chapel Hill, and The Clean Machine in Carrboro have a variety of demo saddles available for $20 per week.  Demo fees can be applied towards the purchase of a new saddle.

Contact our stores for more details.











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