Welcome to the first and only professional bike shop in Polynesia. The people behind Ride come from different backgrounds, have different life stories and areas of expertise. Yet, we have one thing in common- we absolutely love bikes! We ride them, fix them, sell them and have plenty for hire.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting your adventure with cycling, we’ve got what it takes to fuel your passion! With a selection of over 200 bikes from world’s most reputable brands we cater for all budgets and riding styles. Need a cool helmet, cycling computer or some replacement parts for you bike? We’ve got them too- readily available and well priced!
Our workshop can handle anything from quick puncture repairs to major bike overhaul, suspension servicing, wheel building, composite frame repairs and more.
Planning your tropical holidays? There’s no better way to explore the Cook Islands than by bike and there’s no better place to get one than Ride. We have everything from high performance road machines to comfort and kids bikes. All of them expertly tuned, professionally fitted and delivered free to your accommodation! Get in touch and stay active in Paradise!
Meet the team
A sociologist, photographer and vaka ama paddler but most of all, an absolute bike fanatic. He cycled across Australian deserts and Himalayan passes, set up bike shops around the globe and worked with some of the world’s best riders as team mechanic. He remains responsible for equipment development for New Zealand Paralympic handcycling team. Ride Rarotonga is his latest challenge, with a mission to transform Cook Islands into a cycling paradise, one bike at a time.
Veteran downhill rider, expert paddle boarder and incurable optimist. Lee is one of the pioneers of New Zealand gravity racing,with plenty of daring adventures (and broken bones) under his belt. Being older than all other team members combined, he brings with him a great wealth of life and business experience, from salmon fishing in the freezing waters of Alaska, to managing complex international enterprises. He looks after our rental fleet and makes sure all store systems are always green.
Avid road cyclist, one tough rugby player and fitness enthusiast, Jordan is the youngest member of our crew. Last year he took up the challenge to become Cook Island’s first certified bicycle mechanic. He keeps our busy workshop humming and assists with rental fleet logistics. Born and bred on Rarotonga, he’s also our source of local knowledge, from the secret fishing spots, to the best places to party on Friday night.