Road Bike Hire Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is a vibrant coastal town that epitomises the California lifestyle. It is home to some of the most diverse cycling in the world. Whether you ride through the Ynez mountain ranges or along the Pacific Ocean beaches there are routes for cycling at all levels. Livelo offers a great fleet of Bianchi and specialized hire road bikes in Santa Barbara to help you make the most of this opportunity. 

Santa Barbara’s climate is ideal for year-round biking. Cyclists come from around the world to train in Santa Barbara’s winter weather. Santa Barbara’s coastline allows for the perfect mix of warm winters and breezy summers. Even in the hottest months, the Santa Ynez Valley offers a cool riding experience. Take the challenge of Mount Figueroa, or enjoy the views of the coast from Gibraltar Road. Santa Barbara is often featured in the Amgen Tour of California and is a great base for the Malibu Triathlon.

Livelo is Santa Barbara's premium road bicycle hire service. We offer worldclass specialized and Bianchi bikes to help ensure you have an exceptional cycling experience in Santa Barbara. The hire includes all accessories (pedals, helmets, spares) and we offer a range of delivery options. The bike will be set up to your specific measurements. A Garmin GPS can also be booked with a selection of the cities best routes.

In addition we offer Guided Rides. To make your experience even easier, just book a Livelo guided ride and we will arrange for a ‘domestique’ - a local cyclist to ride with you - showing you the best routes, Instagram photo ops and coffee spots. Each tour is personalized and modified to the physical shape, endurance, and skill level of the guest so the duration and route of the tour may vary. 

Santa Barbara has something for everyone with diverse landscapes and countless sights. Livelo exists to help you see the best of the city in the time you have.


    Enjoy riding a high-performance carbon road bike. They're the perfect bike for the exploring the coastal roads or mountains of the Santa Barbara region.

    Your hire bike will be setup to your rider profile, including pedals, helmet and accessory options.

    Pickup from Livelo or have your bike delivered to your hotel concierge the evening before your ride.



    Book one of our trusted guides to take you on a guided ride in Santa Barbara.

    Your Livelo guided ride is a one-on-one experience designed to suit your riding style, start time and duration.

    Your ride will start and finish at your hotel. Yes, we can finish at the best coffee stop in town. 



    California Dreaming. 

    Browse our selection of Santa Barbara's best road cycling routes and along the way you will discover why Santa Barbara holds such a special place in the heart of its many visitors. 

    From the beaches to the hills, there is something for everyone in Santa Barbara. 

    Gibraltar Hill Clim 35 mi / 56 km.

    Avocado Coast Ride - 35 mi / 56 km.