We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cyco's

5 Hawthorne Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 0A9, Canada
+1 613-567-8180
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
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
TheEdgeNYC
,
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
Read all 18 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Ottawa's home of year-round sales, service and rentals of bikes, and ice skates
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rent skates” (3 reviews)
“rideau canal” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION
5 Hawthorne Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 0A9, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 613-567-8180
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Ottawa
US$49 per adult
More Info
US$39 per adult
More Info
US$86 per adult
More Info
US$70 per adult
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"rent skates"
in 3 reviews
"in great shape"
in 2 reviews
"rideau canal"
in 5 reviews
"sharpened"
in 2 reviews
"information"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

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

Thank TheEdgeNYC
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed February 19, 2018

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

Thank Diane K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank HELRAM
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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

Thank quistessential
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

1  Thank Annexoxo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Phil L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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!

1  Thank Peter M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Hassan K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

1  Thank khadijaassoudi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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!

Thank Catriona F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Bruce M, Owner at Cyco's, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Great to hear, thanks again!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 72 hotels in Ottawa
Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites
1,812 reviews
.69 km away
The Business Inn & Suites
1,754 reviews
.78 km away
Cartier Place Suite Hotel
830 reviews
.94 km away
Embassy Hotel and Suites
395 reviews
.99 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Green Door
385 reviews
.53 km away
El Camino
351 reviews
.52 km away
Manx Pub
278 reviews
.56 km away
Elgin Street Diner
727 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Canadian Museum of Nature
1,820 reviews
.51 km away
The Glebe
143 reviews
.89 km away
Canadian Tribute to Human Rights
14 reviews
1.04 km away
ISO SPA Floatation Centre
41 reviews
.86 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cyco's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor