Vail Bike Tech offers rental and repair services for bicycles. The store contains a wide range of bicycles such as cruiser bikes, adult bikes, high perf Bike, demo bikes, downhill bike, Mountain scooters, and electric bikes among many others. All rental services include a protective helmet as well as regular tuning of all bicycles that the shop rents out. Bikes for rent are available to both adults and children. Prices for renting bicycles differ depending on the type of bicycle hired and the time the bike will be in use. Repair services are also available for all types of bikes. The service fee depends on the level of damage, the type of the bicycle and the replacement spare parts if at all there is any.
Nearby trails for cycling, include the Sligo Creek Trail with a length of ten miles. The trails start at Maryland and their ends are located at the Western parts of the Kirkwood Apartments through the Nicholson St. and Ager Road. The trail also cuts across the Wheaton Regional Park and the Ventura Avenue. The Metropolitan Branch Trail is another cycling trail located within the vicinity. The trail is approximately eight miles long. The Metropolitan Branch trail is categorized as a rail trail with an Asphalt trailing surface. The trail ends at the Union Station and Silver Spring. Other trailing activities available in this trail include bike riding, inline skating, and walking. The Northwest Branch trail is also easily accessible. The trail is approximately seven miles long. The trail starts at Mary Land and ends in Baltimore Avenue at Silver Spring. The trail is categorized as a greenway trail with an Asphalt trailing surface. Other activities available in this trail include inline skating, Horseback Riding and walking.
Riding in both trails is safe due to lower rates of crime. On the same note, they are not lonely trails as there are always other riders and individuals engaging in other activities apart from bicycle riding. In addition, the trails are free of heavy traffic that might make the cycling experience to become hectic. Apart from the ends of most trailing parts, which might end in avenues clouded with people, most parts of the trails are safe from both crime and traffic. These factors make the riding experiences more enriching and fulfilling as well. Apart from the normal activities, that takes place in these trails, other traffic such as public transportation, which enhances multi-modal experiences for riders are not experienced in the trails. This could be due to the reason that the trails do not pass along busy avenues in the city. In most cases, the trails are located in parks. This makes it impossible for riders to come across other traffics apart from the normal traffics experienced in the trails.