Bike Share Program

Borrow a bike and see the Southern Tier up close!
 
STBL has bikes available at the following locations:
 
Christmas House Distinctive Gifts
361 Maple Avenue Elmira NY 14904
607.734.9547
 
Elmira's Painted Lady Bed and Breakfast
520 West Water Street Elmira NY 14905
607.846.3500
 
Watkins Glen Village Marina Bar and Grill
2 Seneca Harbor Watkins Glen NY 14891
607.535.7910
 
To use the FREE BIKE SHARE at one of these locations just sign up on the sheet inside the shed. Bike use is free. Grab a helmet. Adjust it so when you yawn it is tight to your chin. Adjust the bike seat. Your knees should be slightly bent when the pedel is closest to the ground. Go for a ride. See the ride list and comment book for suggestions. Return the bike and helmet to the shed when you are done riding. Clean the inside of the helmet with a wipe cloth provided in shed. Sign out.
 
Donate if you can.
 
Tools are available in the shed, hex wrench and screw driver set, 6" adjustable wrench, chain and cable lubricating oil, and tire pump.  Check the tire pressure using the pump, recommended air pressure is cast into the sidewall of every tire.
 
Trailer bike - attaches to the lead rider's seat post.
 
If you need help see the bike host facility or in Elmira call Tom or Carol at 607.733.6798, in Watkins Glen call Guy at 607.546.8505 or Jack at 607.483.4418.
 
Emergency dial 911
 
BE BRIGHT!  Day or night wear bright or reflective clothes.
BE SEEN! Make yourself visible to motorists and clearly signal your moves.
BIKE DEFENSIVELY!
  • Never assume motorists see you.
  • Beware of cars making illegal turns across your lane of travel.
  • Be alert to condition of roadway ahead.
  • Watch for pedestrians.

BIKE SHARE PROGRAM SUPPORTED BY:
  • SOUTHERN TIER BICYCLE LEAGUE
  • COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
  • FINGER LAKES MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB
  • KINGSBURY BICYCLE SHOP
  • BIG HORN VELO BIKE CLUB
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