About a helmet

HELMETS So…you’ve been wearing the same helmet for fifteen years. The one you spray painted to complete your Storm Trooper costume. Well, time to be thinking about flipping it upside down and turning it into a hanging basket for your…

Winter Biking

Winter Biking

Winter brings with it the end of the bike rental and bicycle repair season at Ma Bicyclette.  This does NOT have to mean the end of your biking enjoyment!! More and more people are biking throughout our four seasons  in…

Riding a rental CARBON bike in Montreal is now possible

Yes, we listened to you, our customers!    We are now renting the extreme performance Cannondale CARBON series road bikes Supersix Evo Carbon and Synapse Carbon. EVO is designed for the serious road racer.   Synapse Carbon is an endurance…

The Tour de l’Île de Montréal, Sunday, May 31, 2015

Rent a bike for The Tour de l’Île de Montréal, Sunday, May 31, 2015 and you will be happy that you had a ride in comfort. This event has 3 versions.       28 or 50 km Classic version:…

The Tour la Nuit, Friday, May 29, 2015

Experience the annual exceptionally beautiful fun night ride – It’s  Montréal street biking at its best. Get a costume, rent a bike if you don’t have one or yours is just as not comfy for a long ride and get…

C2MTL – Bike rental official provider

Ma Bicyclette is the official bike provider and one of the partners of this year famous C2MTL, a three days event on creative and visionary thinking to commercial problems. 26-28 of MAY. C2 Montreal takes place close to us, at…

Marinoni – The Movie

This past weekend I watched the new documentary film « MARINONI – The Fire in the Frame » by our good friend Tony Girardin, at the RIDM festival.  This documentary is a tremendously uplifting and therefore…a MUST-see.  It provides an intimate and…

Xtracycle with kids

Overriding the family car

Three years ago, I overrode my notion of the family car (at least whenever possible) – to mean this:   Xtracycle’s FreeRadical conversion kit. For non believers, I’ve included a quick table to outline the basic pros & cons of…

Biking Montreal's Velodrome 1976

Canadian Indoor Velodrome

January 1, 2015.   The ever-growing town of Milton, ON saw the opening of you – the Mattamy National Cycling Centre…the first UCI-regulated, class 1 indoor velodrome in Canada.   You, of course, are more than an extraordinary indoor 250 m…

Montrealer rents Fat Bike

A Seasonal Infatuation? Fat Bike

It’s a seasonal infatuation.   At least, that’s what I’ll have to tell my other bikes when I introduce…Fat Bike.   I’m still a newbie to the sport that involves smashing bulbous 4 to 5 inch tires through every condition of…

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