Reserve your bike rental here.
We advise booking 4-8 months in advance for summer reservations (May-August).
We have 100+ bikes available to rent including 24 e-bikes (e-cruisers, full suspension e-mountain bikes & a 3 wheeled e-TerraTrike).
Latitude 45 is an independently owned bike shop located in the cycling haven of Petoskey, MI. Inspired by our geographically themed name, we want to share the wide range of riding our region's landscape and four-season climate offer. Since opening in 2001, we have committed to fostering the cycling community and participating in numerous organizations, trail building, and outreach programs. Whether you ride the 33 miles of paved bike path that runs one block from our door, rip up single-track, or bikepack, we want to be a part of your journey.Need some guidance? We Can Help!
Urban Fat Biking is Pretty Fun
Fat biking in general can be very fun and a great way to experience the outdoors during winter…if the conditions are right. Riding the many groomed fat bike trail systems in the area will definitely give you a great experience if the path has recently been packed down and has a firm base layer, even with one to four inches of fresh snow piled on top. And you have to drive there, which adds some complexity.
For those that live in the City of Petoskey, there is another way to ride – Urban Fat Biking. No, this does not have to be a form of radical riding where....
Bois Blanc Bikepacking Trip
I was definitely a bit nervous preparing for this trip. I had done a few multi day and overnight adventures both solo and with friends, always near enough to civilization to make a restaurant stop or two part of the meal plan. This 3-day, 2-night excursion to Bois Blanc Island was going to be my 12-year old son’s and my first fully self-supported endeavor and I really wanted to do a good job packing the right stuff....