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Very friendly, informative, helpful and hospitable! This is the place to rent skates for the Rideau Canal.

When visiting Ottawa to skate the Rideau Canal, my wife and I stopped by Cyco's to rent skates... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Queens, New York
Great summer value

I would highly recommend heading here for any of your needs, been going here for ages. Very... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Diane K
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Ottawa's home of year-round sales, service and rentals of bikes, and ice skates
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5 Hawthorne Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 0A9, Canada
+1 613-567-8180
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

When visiting Ottawa to skate the Rideau Canal, my wife and I stopped by Cyco's to rent skates. First plus is that you can rent skates for 24 hours, so you can keep the skates overnight if you want to night skate or be ready...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

I would highly recommend heading here for any of your needs, been going here for ages. Very reliable helpers

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Diane K
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We traveled to Ottawa for winterlude and wanted to skate the canal. We rented skates from Cycos and found the staff to be amiable, and knowledgable. The skates were sharpened and in great shape and the store was near access to the canal. We appreciated...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Reviewed January 14, 2017

First day the canal was open in 2017. Hadn't looked at my skates since March 2016. They clearly needed sharpening. Cyco's is at less than a minute from the canal, so that's where I went. I was third in line, at 10 am. My skates...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

While vacationing in Ottawa in mid November, we were fortunate to have had the pleasure of touring the Rideau Canal trail by bike. The weather was sunny and mild. Many bike rentals had already completed their summer/fall season. We were lucky to have found Cyco's....More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I had issues with brakes and other things so I drop my my neighborhood spot, Cyco's. So, chatted with them about winter commuting and they offered great tips for stud tires and weekly care. I'm going to drop off my bike there every Friday this...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Phil L
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

It smells of bike store! I assume that this is a family owned business. They are kind - even by Canadian standards they stand out! - and helpful. And their prices are more than reasonable!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a small business specialising in bike sales, repairs, rentals, etc.... I rented 2 bikes today after researching bike rental companies around Ottawa. This one was the nearest to my hotel, and by far one of the cheapest, so I decided to give it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 871hassank
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I rented a couple of bikes today to spend a few hours exploring Ottawa. I could not have hoped for a better service or friendlier, more helpful staff. What's more, at CA$25 for a whole day, prices are amongst the cheapest that I have found...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank khadijaassoudi
Reviewed August 13, 2016

We rented a small road bike for a week for our teenage nephew who was visiting Ottawa. What a great bike, and a perfect way to tour around Ottawa and Gatineau!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Catriona F
Bruce M, Owner at Cyco's, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Great to hear, thanks again!

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