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A Bicycle Named Desire

632 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8510
+1 504-345-8966
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Bike rental w friendly staff

$25 for a day rental of 1 bike. Friendly staff, Cassady is a cool dude! (Closed tuesdays). Nola is... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Brad A
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Amazing day!!!

Had a great 4 hour tour of the 9th ward. Derek, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
D2987JAjoannas
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Port Alberni, Canada
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Cruise New Orleans on our fleet of cool riding Rental Bikes. We give you smooth looking Cruisers, baskets, a bell to bing, and even a flashy light if you are planning to bike at night. Add in a bunch of ideas to help plan your route; whether your New Orleans visit will be about eating, drinking, music, shopping, photography or even exercise, we will point you in good directions. We do not just want to rent you bikes, we want to be your biking in New Orleans concierge. We give you the tools, you go have fun, and we offer rates and service that can’t be beat here. Cruiser Rentals by the day, overnight, or week…just let us know what you want and we will take care of you. Our small fleet of Stella’s, Stanley’s, and Blanches await. Our shop is at 632 Elysian Fields, the home of the Kowalski’s in a Streetcar Named Desire; stop by.
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“bike shop” (7 reviews)
“hour rental” (2 reviews)
“city park” (6 reviews)
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632 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8510
Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

$25 for a day rental of 1 bike. Friendly staff, Cassady is a cool dude! (Closed tuesdays). Nola is fun!

Thank Brad A
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Had a great 4 hour tour of the 9th ward. Derek, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We learned things that we hadn’t after being here here for a week. Got to see things and places less travelled by tourists. Seeing some of the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

All so well organised - flexible when we were a bit disorganised, and the bikes were very comfy (plus they look great) to ride. Such a nice team too. Warmly recommended.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Great experience! Very nice, helpful people. They had excellent advice on bike routes, and things to see and do with kids. They also had child seats to put on the bikes - not all places do. Bikes were comfortable.

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CFCooper, Owner at A Bicycle Named Desire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

We love kids, I have three of them! I understand how hard it can be to travel with the younguns and we want to try and make that an easier experience for parents. Thanks for choosing us.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

My husband & I were in New Orleans for a few days and wanted to explore a bit on some bikes. We found A Bicycle Named Desire on-line, and I'm so glad we did. Cassady hooked us up with some stylin' bikes and awesome recommendations...More

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CFCooper, Owner at A Bicycle Named Desire, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

So glad y'all had a good time! I love New Orleans and love seeing people enjoying this fine city. Please find us if you return. Cass

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

These guys were great and the bikes were in very good condition. We got some great tips for getting where we wanted to go and they even texted a bike map for us to use. Highly recommended!

Thank Celia S
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is the best bike rental experience I've had hands down. We showed up at the bike shop with no tourist spots to see in mind. Cassady set us up with a 48 hour rental and a bunch of great ideas. This allowed for a...More

Thank Kyle M
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Gentleman at Bicycle Named Desire was awesome -I wish I had gotten his name. The bicycles are very comfortable and perfect for sight seeing. My son and I rode to the Garden District- via the French Quarter and Downtown- it was an amazing experience. Glad...More

Thank HAODOS
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We mentioned our destination and asked directions. How hard would it have been to say, "Find Esplanade and keep going?" But we were directed to some city wide map on our phone and Google took us on a strange route through an not so attractive...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We had previously hired bikes from A Bicycle Named Desire on a past visit to New Orleans four years ago, so when we booked a visit to coincide with Mardi Gras 2018 we had no hesitation to use their services again. We collected the two...More

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