Bike Rental and Helmet Shops


Capital Bikeshare encourages everyone to wear a helmet when riding a bike. Here is a list of stores in D.C. and Arlington that sell bike helmets:

  • Washington D.C. stores that sell helmets

  • Bicycle Space
    459 I Street, NW
    10% discounts on gloves and helmets to Capital Bikeshare members
  • Bicycle Stations
    2204 14th St., NW
  • Big Wheel Bikes
    1034 33rd St., NW

  • Bike and Roll DC - Bikestation at Union Station
    50 Massachusetts Ave., NE
    10% discount on helmets for Capital Bikeshare members
  • Capitol Hill Bikes
    719 8th St., SE
  • City Bikes
    2501 Champlain St., NW
  • City Sports
    715 7th St., NW
    also at 1111 19th St., NW
  • District Hardware/The Bike Shop
    1108 24th St., NW
  • Modell's Sporting Goods
    1518 Benning Rd., NE
  • Revolution Cycles
    3411 M St., NW
  • Rollin Cycles
    1314 14th St., NW, Suite A
  • Target
    3100 14th St., NW
  • The Bike Rack
    1412 Q St., NW
  • Arlington and nearby stores that sell helmets

  • Costco
    1200 S. Fern St.
  • Sports Authority
    3701 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria, (703) 684-3204
  • Target
    3101 Jefferson Davis Highway

Bike Rental

If you need a bike for a full day, a bike rental shop in the District or Arlington may be a better option. Capital Bikeshare is designed for quick, short trips.