Bike Rental and Helmet Shops

Helmets

Capital Bikeshare encourages everyone to wear a helmet when riding a bike. Here is a list of stores in D.C., Arlington, and Alexandria that sell bike helmets:

  • Alexandria, VA stores that sell helmets

  • Bicycle Pro Shop
    3240 Duke Street (703) 212-2453
  • Big Wheel Bikes
    2 Prince Street (703) 739-2300
  • Spokes Etc.
    1545 N. Quaker Lane (703) 820-2200
  • Sports Authority
    3701 Jefferson Davis Highway (703) 684-3204
  • Target
    3101 Jefferson Davis Highway (703) 706-3840
  • Wheel Nuts Bike Shop
    302 Montgomery Street (703) 548-5116
  • Maryland stores that sell helmets

  • The Bicycle Place
    9168 Brookville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301-588-6160
    Will extend discount to CaBi members: 10% off parts,& accessories, 5% off bikes
  • Big Wheel Bikes
    6917 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20814, 301-652-0192
  • Big Wheel Bikes
    9931 Falls Road Potomac, MD 20854,301-299-1660
  • City Bikes
    8401 Connecticut Avenue Chevy Chase, MD 20815, 301-652-1777
  • College Park Bicycle
    4360 Knox Road College Park, MD 20740, 301-864-2211
    Will extend WABA discount to CaBi members: 10% off parts/ accessories, 5% off bikes
  • Green Commuter
    7320 Carroll Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912, (301) 580-6967
  • Mt. Airy Bicycles
    4949 Bethesda Avenue Bethesda, MD 20814, 301-656-6188
  • Revolution Cycles
    1066 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852, 301-424-0990
    Will extend WABA discount to CaBi members: 10% off parts & accessories
  • Silver Cycles
    9332 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301-585-1889

Bike Rental

If you need a bike for a full day, a bike rental shop in the District, Arlington, or Alexandria may be a better option. Capital Bikeshare is designed for quick, short trips.