STORE HOURS

STORE HOURS
  • Monday 11am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 11am - 6pm
  • UnPredict Your Wednesday
  • Thursday 11am - 6pm
  • Friday 11am - 6pm
  • Saturday 11am - 5pm
  • Sunday Closed
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  1. Park and Ride

    With trailheads only minutes away from our shop, just park your car and start riding. No need to worry about carrying and driving the bike somewhere.

  2. Breathtaking Scenery

    Topanga State Park is situated just north of Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades, offering the best trail system and most stunning views of all of Los Angeles.

  3. Easy and Hassle-Free

    Call or fill out an easy Rental Request and that's it! Walk-ins are welcome too.

Our Bicycle Rental Program

Whether you're from out of town or live locally, renting a mountain bike from us is very easy and convenient because we're just a short distance from the Santa Monica Pier and about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles. We offer some of the best high performance mountain bikes from BMC, Salsa, Surly, Jones, TCB and Rocky Mountain including titanium and full carbon bikes. We have a mix of full suspension, hardtail, adventure touring, 29ers, and 27.5" (650b) bikes, all of which are perfect for the Southern California terrain.

What's included

Helmet and paper route maps are included with each rental. You also have a choice of flat/platform/, SPD or Crank Brothers pedals. Cycling shoe rental is available for an extra fee. We also stock water bottles and energy bars for purchase.

Rental requests made easy

We recommend that you fill out a Rental Request even though walk-ins are welcome. It's super easy and convenient!

Free apps available for download

Our recommended route is also available in two free mobile GPS apps to guide you along.

  • Blackriver — search for "Topanga Creek Outpost Shop Loop"
  • MTB Project — Search for "Topanga Creek Outpost Loop"

Our Bicycle Demo Program

We have developed a simple and easy Mountain Bike Demo Program with amazing bikes from BMC, TCB, Salsa, Jones and Rocky Mountain for you to try out before you buy. You can also demo different bikes during the demo period. Demo is totally free of charge when you purchase a bike (brand-new model and not on clearance or markdown) from us (up to $250 can be applied towards the bike at the time of purchase). Demo requests in advance are recommended to ensure availability of a bike. See below for the most current list of demo bikes.

Rental & Demo Rates

Afternoon1 Overnight2 Weekly Deposit3
Bikes
$50.00 $75.00 $250.00 $500 - $2000
Carbon Bikes
$75.00 $100.00 $300.00 $500 - $2000
Shoes (availabilities vary)
$15.00 $15.00 $25.00 -

GoPro rental available.

  • Afternoon means you pick up and return the bike in the same day.
  • Overnight means you pick up the bike on business day 1, and return it on our next business day. Get one extra day for FREE when you return the bike on Monday because Sunday is free. Or, get two overnights free when we are closed for a race or holiday.
  • Deposit amount varies based on bicycles. Deposit is secured in the form of a credit card hold.

Available Bicycles

Bike Frame Size Travel Drivetrain Wheels
Mountain Bike - Full Suspension
BMC Fourstroke Carbon BMC Fourstroke Carbon Carbon S, M, L 100mm Full Suspension Shimano Deore/SLX 29"
BMC Sportelite APS 27.5 BMC Sportelite APS 27.5 Aluminum L 100mm Full Suspension Shimano XT 27.5"
Salsa Redpoint 4 27.5 Salsa Redpoint 27.5 Carbon L Full Suspension SRAM GX1 27.5"
Rocky Mountain Sherpa Rocky Mountain Sherpa Carbon L 120mm Full Suspension Shimano Deore/XT 27.5+"
Mountain Bike - Hardtail
Salsa Timberjack 29 Salsa Timberjack 29 Aluminum M Hardtail SRAM NX 29"
BMC Sportelite SE 27.5 BMC Sportelite 27.5 Aluminum XL 100mm Hardtail Shimano SLX 27.5"
TCB Titanium 27.5 TCB Titanium 27.5 Titaniium S, M, L Hardtail SRAM 27.5"
Surly Karate Monkey Surly Karate Monkey Surly 4130 CroMoly steel M 100mm Hardtail Shimano Deore 29"
Surly Ogre Surly Ogre Surly 4130 CroMoly steel S, M, L, XL Hardtail Shimano Deore 29"
Adventure Touring Bike
Rocky Mountain Sherpa Rocky Mountain Sherpa Carbon L 120mm Full Suspension Shimano Deore/XT 27.5+"
Surly Ogre Surly Ogre Surly 4130 CroMoly steel L Hardtail Shimano Deore 29"
Jones Diamond Custom Jones Diamond Custom TIG welded 4130 CroMoly One size fits most Hardtail Shimano SLX 1x10 Velocity Dually, 26"

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your hours?

We're open from 11am to 6pm during the week. On Saturdays we're actually open at 10am (one hour earlier for bike rental and demo only) and close at 5pm.

Can I park my car by the shop and leave it there while I go riding?

Yes, absolutely. Please make sure you don't park in the small lot across from the shop. Also try to park on the same side as the shop.

Does helmet come with the rental/demo?

Yes it does. In fact, every rental/demo comes with a helmet and flat tire kit.

Are water and snacks available at the shop?

Yes, we have water free for you to fill up. We also have water bottles, hydration packs, energy bars, etc available for purchase.

How early can I pick up my bike rental/demo?

You can pick up your bike as soon as we open in the morning at 11:00 am. Saturday mornings are always busy when we open due to the large crowd from the morning shop ride. We recommend that you show up around 12:00 pm to avoid waiting a long time to be helped. We also ask that you pick up your rental before 5:00 pm so we don't get flooded with overnight rentals when we close for the evening.

How late can I return the bike rental/demo?

Please try to return your bike at least half hour before we close.

Can I pick the bike up right before the shop closes for the evening and be charged for an afternoon if I return it the next day or pretend I didn't have it an extra overnight?

Overnight is overnight and we charge everyone the same overnight price if you pick it up early or late in the day. We also ask that you pick up your rental before 5:00 pm so we don't get flooded with overnight rentals when we close for the evening.

Are the trails in Topanga technical or difficult?

There's a variety of trail options. Some are rocky and technical and some are non-technical fire roads. See the videos and photos above for some snapshots of the trails.

Are the trails hilly?

Yes, it wouldn't be mountain biking without a few hills. Generally the fire roads are flatter than the single tracks and most people enjoy the combination of both for a great mountain biking experience.

I'm new to Los Angeles. Do you have trail maps available and can you show me where to ride?

There are great trails abound in various difficulties and we're more than happy to point you to them based on your riding ability. When you show up we will give you a basic route map which is also available in MTB Project app if you wish to download it. We have detailed paper trail maps for purchase as well.

Can I rent a bike early Saturday morning and join your shop bike ride?

Please send a request below and visit us on Friday so we have enough time to properly set up the bike for you. We need to set the shock, adjust saddle height, fit a helmet, install your desired pedals, etc.

Do you take cash for the deposit?

No, we don't take cash for the deposit. We only accept deposit in the form of a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and JCB). We put a hold on your credit card when you pick up the bike. We run a charge on the same card when you return the bike.

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1273 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290