Lake City, Minnesota
Community Bike Program

 *this is a seasonal program.  The bikes are not available to check out until after Memorial Day.  

Program overview
The City of Lake City runs a free bicycle use program that is available to the community.  The program’s goal is to provide recreational opportunities to the community to help encourage an active lifestyle.

How it works
Visit the front desk of the Lake City Marina, and you will be issued a key that will unlock a bike.  You can then go to the bike rack and unlock your bike. Please take the time to adjust the bike prior to departure. 

Enjoy the ride.  When you are done with the bike, return it to the rack and lock it.  Bring the key and the helmet to the front desk of the Lake City Marina before 7:30 pm.  Report any equipment problems or damage to the bicycles. 

Terms of Use 

  1. Hours/Location. Bikes can be checked out 7-days a week between the hours of 8:00 am and 7:30 pm from the Lake City Marina, 201 S Franklin Street, Lake City, Minnesota. 
  2. Helmets. Helmets are optional, the City has helmets available for use.   
  3. Bike Laws. Users are expected to know and follow the rules of the road, and the Minnesota bike laws found in 2014 MN Statutes, 169.222 Operation of Bicycle.  Copies of this law are available.
  4. Daily Use. Overnight use of bicycles is not allowed. The bike, the helmet, the bike lock and the key must be returned to the Lake City Marina by 7:30 pm.   Any bikes unaccounted for after 7:30pm will be considered stolen property and will be reported to the Lake City Police Department.   Bikes cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first serve basis. 
  5. Maintenance.  Please report any maintenance issues you experience with the bike.  This includes any damage that occurs to the bike while you have it checked out.  We need to know if there are any issues with the bike so it can be fixed prior to it being checked out again. 
  6. Issuance of equipment.  The City has the right to deny issuance of equipment if the required forms are not completed accurately or in their entirely.  
  7. Damage.  The City reserves the right to charge the following: $450 for the bike, $20 for the helmet, and $30 for the lock/key to the person who checked out the bike if the items are returned with damage that occurred as the result of malice, negligence, or intent to destroy public property.  


About the Bikes/Bike Overview

Brand: Sun Bicycles       

Style: Streamway 3 (3 speed)

  • Lightweight 6061 alloy frame with ultra-low 8" step-through design
  • Alloy wheels with stainless steel spokes
  • Shimano Nexus internal 3-speed gearing with easy twist shifting
  • Shimano rear coaster brake
  • Fast rolling 26 x 2.125" blackwall tires
  • Comfort fit 27`` wide handlebar with adjustable angle stem
  • Heavy-duty two-tone rubber gel grips