From Blazing Saddles & Citi Bike
Open at all times
See the schedule for island hours.
Governors Island offers 7 miles of car free biking! Rent from Blazing Saddles, bring your own bike or grab a Citi Bike from one of three docking stations on the Island.
Blazing Saddles (Open Sunday-Thursday, 10AM – 5:30PM; Friday & Saturday, 10AM – 7:30PM)
Blazing Saddles offers bikes, Go-Carts, surreys, pedal cars, scooters, sleds and more for rental. Free Bike Mornings allow visitors to borrow a bike from Blazing Saddles for free for up to one hour every weekday between 10 AM and noon. Come visit Blazing Saddles at the north end of Colonels Row and explore the Island!
Find out more here. Please note, group rentals (for free weekday bike mornings and all other times) of 50 people or more must give two weeks notice for Blazing Saddles to accommodate. Please call Blazing Saddles at 917−440−9094 with all large group visits or for more information.
Three Citi Bike docking stations are located on Governors Island! Use your Citi Bike membership at the docking stations near Soissons Landing, Yankee Pier or Picnic Point.
Blazing Saddles’ statement on COVID-19 precautions:
At Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, we care about our customers having the best bike ride of their lives almost as much as we care about their health and safety. Read below about the measures we have put in place to keep everyone safe.
- Customers and employees are required to wear a mask at all times while in our service area
- We monitor our service area to ensure that our social distance maximum capacity is maintained
- Hand sanitation stations are set up through the location, and gloves are available upon request
- Before opening and after closing each day, our equipment and counters are sanitized
- Throughout the day counters and cash register areas are thoroughly disinfected after each use
- Bicycles and helmets are disinfected after coming into contact with each customer
- Every employee is trained on sanitizing protocols
- Employees are required to answer questions regarding their health before each shift
- All required postings, including social distancing and COVID symptoms, are on display
See below for past programs and events on Governors Island.