Cycling in Riverview


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Pedal into the sun and shine on the Pinellas Trail with today's Groupon, which gets you a day-long bike rental from Sun West Cyclery. Sun West is a family-owned-and-operated bike shop that rents comfort bikes, a limited number of recumbents and road bikes, and absolutely no bikes outfitted with road spikes and oil dischargers.“Bicycles. They seem harmless…but are they? Mostly yes, they are harmless…if being LAZY is harmless.
1466 Alt 19
Palm Harbor,
FL
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Mark Toomey once helmed his own recruitment firm in Nottingham, England, on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest, but a disdain for damp winters led him to the sun-drenched beaches of Siesta Key. Since opening Robin Hood Rentals in 2009, Mark has persevered through what he calls "Florida's harshest winter in 30 years," during which temperatures teetered near the freezing mark. He equips visitors with rental land-based and aquatic craft that let them explore the area without having to saddle a horse or propose to a dolphin. From its perch near the Jim Neville Marine Preserve, the company fits cyclists with a range of beach, mountain, and tandem bicycles; matches riders to a fleet of two-seat 49cc automatic scooters; and trains visitors to venture off on newer-model i2 LeanSteer Segways. They also let kayakers explore the local waterways from sunrise into the nighttime.
5129 Ocean Blvd
Siesta Key,
FL
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When Brian McInerney reflects on the humble beginnings of Wheel Fun Rentals, he points to his childhood passion for bikes. "As far back as I can remember, I had a real love affair with bicycles," he recalls. During a trip to Italy in 1987, Brian's affinity for cycling blossomed into a full-fledged obsession when he spotted locals' transporter of choice, the surrey. Inspired, he began importing the Italian four-wheelers to a rental business in the U.S. that eventually expanded into Wheel Fun Rentals, now a nationwide web of shops that also loans out bikes, electric cars and mopeds, and man-powered watercraft. Adventuresome athletes can also compete in activities such as surrey scavenger hunts and blindfold obstacle courses navigated via shouted instructions from a seeing teammate or exceptionally long rounds of trial and error.
800 2nd Ave NE
Saint Petersburg,
FL
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Thanks to Island Action Sports, you don't need to hop in a car to go rent a kayak, bike, or paddleboard. That's because the business will bring your rental to you, whether you're looking for equipment to use on the water, beach, or land. And when you're finished skimboarding down the shoreline of Treasure Island Beach or longboarding across St. Pete Beach, Island Action Sports will come pick up your rental as well.
7600 Bayshore Drive
Treasure Island,
FL
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What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Shoreline is a one-of-a-kind, family-owned and operated surf and skate shop. We have everything you need for having fun on the beach. We can even deliver our rentals right to you on the sand! What was the inspiration to start or run this business? Ever since I was a kid I knew I wanted to be in this industry. I hoped it would be as a pro, but that seemed impossible so I had a back-up plan to open my own shop own day. With a little luck and help from family, my friend and I managed to make our childhood dreams come true and opened shop in 2011. What do you love most about your job? Being on the beach every day. What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer? We get a lot of great feedback from the parents of the kids who do our summer skimboard camp. We've gotten nice letters and gifts from several of the families so it's hard to pick the best feedback.
17725 Gulf Boulevard
St. Petersburg,
FL
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Dunedin Watersports sets visitors sailing past fluffy clouds and gentle wakes on the Gulf of Mexico on jet skis, kayaks, paddleboards, and jet boats. With rental sessions lasting from 30 minutes to a full day, staff members equip renters with the means to paddle out to the likes of Caladesi Island State Park and its mangroves or zip along the tranquil coastline. Jet-boat rentals speed groups to fishing locations, and when the water is right, visitors may try paddleboarding with Poseidon's trident. The team can also provide fishing gear for angling trips or sets of snorkeling gear to get visitors close enough to swim alongside fish. The newest addition to the fleet is the jet-pack-like flyboard, which uses hydraulic water pressure to create forceful streams that help to propel participants from the water?s surface and through the air.
2400 Bayshore Blvd.
Dunedin,
FL
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