Welcome to Mel’s Trading Post. We have a wide selection of bicycles available for rent to meet the needs of any skilled rider.

We offer full day rentals with discounts for multiple/additional days.

New for 2019 see our availability and BOOK ONLINE. Search

Note:  If you plan to rent a bike from us for the Pedal Across Wisconsin, Northwoods Bike Tour, (Sunday July 21- Saturday July 27 2019, OR Sunday July 28- Saturday August 3  2019), please call the store directly to make your reservation in order to avoid scheduling conflicts.


Road Bike

The term road bicycle can also describe any type of bike used primarily on paved roads,


Gravel Bike

A gravel bike is a combination of a road bike and a cyclo-cross bike. Mellow single tracks, farm roads, gravel, crushed cobblestones, tarmac — whatever. It's a machine that's capable of performing on various surfaces while sustaining comfort.



A fatbike (also called fat bike or fat-tire bike) is an off-road bicycle with oversized tires, typically 3.8 in (97 mm) or larger and rims 2.16 in (55 mm) or wider, designed for low ground pressure to allow riding on soft, unstable terrain, such as snow, sand, bogs and mud.



A mountain bike or mountain bicycle (abbreviated MTB) is a bicycle designed for off-road cycling. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bicycles, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain



Hybrid bicycles blend characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes. The resulting "hybrid" is a general-purpose bike that can tolerate a wide range of riding conditions and applications.