Frequently asked questions.

No matter where you go in Amsterdam, you will always be near a Black Bikes store. Black Bikes has 15 locations in Amsterdam. It's our mission to become something bigger and contribute to positive change in the world. In the cycling market we are the creative, innovative and, also a little, stuborn player.

General questions

We have a reservations form for anyone who wants to use this. Here you can find it.

If you do not want to reserve do not worry…….we can assure you that when come we will have standard bikes for you available in our XL stores.

Please note that if you wish to rent a special bike, you need to be early with reserving because this ones can go quickly

The price depends on the duration of the rent and the type bike. You can check out the prices at the ‘Rental bikes‘ page.

For all our locations:

seven days a week from 09:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m.

Bike Rental

For a deposit you are required to either bring one credit card with proof of identity (for up to five bikes), or leave one passport with € 50.00 per bike.

We do not accept VISA Electron, debit cards, Prepaid Cash cards and foreign driver’s licenses.

Yes you can! Black Bikes is the only rental with a hop on & drop off service.

Remind that this is not possible with a deposit you leave physically behind.

It depends on the situation, so please contact our reservations team who will gladly assist you.

Our terms and conditions are available here. If you have any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please feel free to contact us.

Yes, we can provide you with our free detailed city center map, showing you the bike lanes, tram ways and all highlights of Amsterdam. If you plan to cycle more and further, we also provide maps with stretch more miles, such as the Countryside.

Please contact us for more information if needed.

Our partners do. Tourists who want to cycle with a guide can join a daily bike ride through Amsterdam and beyond. The guides show the most spectacular and breath-taking sights, and give historical and recent information about the Amsterdam and more. We have several different tours available. Please contact our reservations desk.


All our bikes are specially made for us in Holland in a small factory. So 100 % local market and low transport emission.

Yes for 2 grown ups we provide tandems. Kids up to 25 kg however can be placed in a child seat

Check our reservations team

Yes, we do have tandems available at our shops…best to make a reservation because special bikes go fast

Yes we rent E-bikes…ask for more information here

No way. We only rent bikes that have zero polution. You have to move yourself…keeps you fit!

Off course we do.

We have children’s bikes for children aged 5 to 7, and 7 to 11. Younger children can use a child’s seat and older children are usually big enough for a town bicycle.

Ask here for more information

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