Are you ready to ride in style?! This summer, you can speed through Eau Claire with The Local Stores Electric Bike Rental service! Breeze through the trees, trails, bridges, and roads on electric bikes or electric scooter rentals in Eau Claire. The Local Store proudly offers Giant's Momentum LaFree E+ bikes from Shift Cyclery & Coffee Shop, a local coffee house in downtown Eau Claire. These bikes are easy to get on/off, have a powerful battery life, and have a comfortable design. The e-bikes let you cruise uphill and cover up to 65 miles on a single charge. While the e-bikes offer speed assistance, you can also pedal with no assistance just like a regular bike. The electric scooters are Segway Ninebot KickScooter MAX G30P riders with an 18 MPH top speed and a 40-mile range. The rear-wheel drive design gives improved acceleration, stability, and braking. Whichever mode of transportation you prefer, you'll get where you're going quickly and have a memorable time along the way! Below, explore how e-bike and e-scooter rentals work, pricing information, suggested routes & places to stop and enjoy on your ride. 

A woman riding her bike on the Chippewa Valley State Trail in Eau Claire, WI

How it Works

The Local Store has everything you need to take on the trails of the Eau Claire area. With e-bike and e-scooter rentals, you can independently explore Eau Claires, tunnels, bridges, rivers, rail trails, and more attractions along the way. Here's how it works:

Reserve a Time

Book your e-bikes and e-scooters by visiting their website or calling The Local Store directly at (715) 552-7377. If you didn't have time to make a reservation, just stop in! The Local Store will take walk-ins depending on availability.

Pick up Bikes or Scooters

Once your equipment is booked, you can head to The Local Store to pick up our bikes, helmets, and accessories right on-site. Stop inside the store and check in at the sales counter, and the staff at The Local Store will get you hooked up. Here, the staff can also discuss recommended destinations, routes, and more tips for exploring Eau Claire on the trails. Click here to learn more about The Local Store, see its location, and more!

Pricing Information

E-Bike Rentals
  • 2 Hours: $38
  • 4 Hours: $58
  • 8 Hours: $98
  • Full Day (12 Hours): $138

*12 Hours option is not available on Sundays

E-Scooter Rentals
  • 2 Hours: $28
  • 3 Hours: $38
  • 4 Hours: $48

Monday-Saturday 9 AM - 6 PM, Sunday: 9 AM - 6 PM

A girl riding an e-bike on the High Bridge

Suggested Routes

If you're new to Eau Claire, no worries! The Local Store has rounded up a list of popular routes and curated adventures for all types of bicyclists. While you're welcome to ride wherever you'd like in Eau Claire, Electric Bike Rental can point you toward popular rail trails, bridges, river tunnels, and more. There are 5 urban loops to choose from that range from 5-mile to 13.5-mile round trips. The City Centre River Route is a signature route leading you on accessible paved trails to highlights of the city like Phoenix Park, the High Bridge, and more. The Putnam Park Woods Route is a quick 5-mile trail through the historic Third Ward neighborhood along the Putnam Park nature preserve trail. The Ultimate Bridge Route is 13.5 miles long bringing you to Eau Claire's most iconic bridges and views. Other routes lead you to Chippewa Falls, the Chippewa River Trail on Highway 85, and more. Visit the link to see detailed maps & routes suggested and created by The Local Store.

Two people biking across the High Bridge

Places to Stop Along the Way


Conveniently, many of Eau Claire's tastiest breweries are located along the trail systems. While trekking along the Chippewa River State Trail, pull over for a quick brew at The Brewing Projekt or Lazy Monk in downtown Eau Claire. The Bloomer Brewing Company - Adante Taproom is located in downtown Eau Claire for an easy beer stop, or a longer ride to Leinie Lodge is worth it for the stunning views and refreshing flavors! See a full list of breweries in Eau Claire here.

Ice Cream Shops

Eau Claire screams for ice cream all summer long! After working a biking or scooter ride in the summer heat, cool off with a scoop from Olson's Ice Cream, Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor, or Acoustic Cafe in downtown Eau Claire. If you find yourself in River Prairie on your adventures, swing into 44 Below for a tasty sundae, or head over to Xavier Artisan in Altoona for refreshing gelato! Click here to see our blog highlighting more places to get ice cream in Eau Claire.


We know, biking around the Eau Claire area can build up an appetite. With restaurants along the way, you're able to quickly stop in, fuel up, and continue on your rides! Restaurants along some of Eau Claire's bike trails include Valley Burger Company, California Tacos, The Nucleus Cafe, Riverside Cafe, Dooley's Pub, Court'n House, Cast Iron Pizza Company, and so many more. Check out our full restaurants page here!


It's a good thing your e-bike rentals include a cargo rack for your shopping bags while exploring Eau Claire's small shops! When biking in downtown Eau Claire, stop and shop at Eau Claire Vintage, Hello Adorn, Tangled Up In Hue, Token Jewelry, Lot 3 Mercantile, The Raggedy Man, Blue Ox Running, and more. Once you've turned your bikes back in at the end of your ride, be sure to find the coolest Eau Claire gear right at The Local Store! View our small shops guide here.


In the city of bridges, you're bound to ride across these stunning landmarks all over Eau Claire. Ride to the High Bridge for crazy views of the Chippewa River, roll across the S Bridge for a great shot of Banbury Place & the Eau Claire River, or catch a light show in the evenings on the Phoenix Park bridges. There are many more bridges to discover on your journey through Eau Claire; check out a list of them here!


It wouldn't be a bike ride through Eau Claire if you didn't visit the stunning parks throughout the city. The Chippewa River State Trail ride through Phoenix Park and Owen Park in downtown Eau Claire, and they both offer perfect places to pull over, have a picnic, and soak up the great outdoors! Other bike-friendly parks include Carson Park, Centennial Park, River Prairie Park, and Rod & Gun Park. Visit our parks webpage to see a full list of parks in the Eau Claire area.

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