Skip to main content


About Us

Blimp City Bike and Hike is Your Akron Based Bike Shop

Founded in 2009, we are a full-service, family-owned bicycle shop dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and competitive pricing. In addition to offering a full range of quality bicycles, we provide bike rentals and cycling accessories. Our comprehensive repair services include fine-tuning your bike to meet your comfort and recreation needs.

“Akron’s Gateway To The Towpath”

Just South of Towpath Mile Marker 32 on the Towpath Trail

Latitude Longitude 41°08’02.90" N, 81°33’06.12" W

Elevation 766 ft

COVID-19 Guidelines

We are following all government procedures. We are trying to keep everyone as safe as possible. We are wearing masks. We appreciate your use of a mask.

We will be open normal hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 - 6, Sunday 12 - 5 and closed on Monday.

Existing service work procedure:

We will continue to deliver serviced bikes as long as we remain open. This will be based on Gov. DeWine's orders.

We will take payment over the phone or in store, your choice.

Let us know you have arrived by phone and we will bring your repaired bike and a receipt outside .

New service work procedure:

Call with Make, Model and Color of bike and/or details.

We will give you a work order as a receipt when you drop off the bike.

When finished we will follow existing service work procedure.

Thank you for your continued support!

Keep Cycling!

New Products!

We are now a Speedplay Pedals/Wahoo Fitness dealer!

Magnum electric bikes are in stock!

Aventon electric bikes are in stock!

Bianchi E-Omnia is here!

ElliptiGO's New MSUB + RSUB

Mountain and Road(Stand Up Bikes) are now here!

Test ride the whole family. 8C, SUB, MSUB and new RSUB

E-Bike Kit electric bike kits can be installed on your current bicycle.

Trident Trikes (recumbent) are in stock and they fold! Test ride our Spike!

Biria's Easy Board are back in stock! Lowest step-thru of any brand.

Bikonit, double battery and Qualisports, folding ebikes are in stock!

Co-Motion will custom build a bicycle or tandem to your requirements!

Browse Our Bike Selection

Find your dream bike today and visit us for a test ride. We'll ensure that you're on the right bike to meet your needs and the right frame size for a comfortable, safe cycling experience.