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Bicycle Shop in downtown Charleston, SC (Sales, Rentals and Repairs) Home to the Bilda Bike brand, custom bikes built in shop with imported parts!
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573 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-5521
+1 843-789-3281
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few mixed reviews below, but my experience was great! Very comfortable bikes for the two of us and the employees were very helpful. Twice I went back asking for bike routes and directions. They were happy to advise. Fair rental rates.

Thank lynn374
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My wife has wanted to bike the Ravenel Bridge since the first picture she saw of it. 2.7 miles, high enough for cruise ships and container ships to sail under without impeding auto traffic. We went to Affordabike to rent. I was skeptical that a...More

1  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I am going to preface this review by saying that I live in Charleston (that’s right, you get a true local’s opinion!). I enjoy playing tourist in my own town because there’s so much Charleston has to offer. Before I decided to buy a nice...More

2  Thank ldnapier
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a warning! Do not get your bike repaired at Affordabike at the corner of King and Cannon!!!!!!!! I brought my bike to them after $89 worth of repairs, they lost my bike lock. When I dropped off my bike, the lock was wrapped...More

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Afffordabike is the best bike rental store I have ever rented at in any state and I bike all year in every season including winters in the Boston area. Jeff is still there and knows his stuff. They have an entire new fleet of hybrid...More

3  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Don't listen to negative reviews about bike quality. It's a rental bike. It needs to work, but you're not going to ride it that far, and the whole place is flat. I rented three belt drive bikes with gears and baskets. We rode them about...More

4  Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I would caution anyone against renting a bike from Affordabike, and if their customer service, quality and attitude about rentals could relate to bikes they sell, then I'd caution against buying here as well. I'm an experienced (though hardly professional) road rider, who rides about...More

Thank marksS5829SM
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Charleston can be seen well by bicycle and, if you are a cyclist and want to go to the beach, a bicycle can get you there. Affordabike, on upper King Street, close to Visitor Center, offers not only beach cruisers, but multi-speed hybrids and road...More

Thank doc2012
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband and I rented road bikes (they had trouble finding one in my size so found one that was NOT in their normal rental line) and the chain broke on my bike after less than 1/2 hour. It was on Sunday, 5 minutes after...More

Thank Pilkerton
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Make a reservation the day before, or come by right when they open in the morning--the hybrid bikes go fast. This is absolutely the best way to see historic Charleston--at least, when the weather is fair. Better than the horse carriages--they only last one hour,...More

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