In search of a new favorite bike rental spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bike rental spots around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bike rental.
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1. Vulture Space
First on the list is Vulture Space. Located at 651 N. Plankinton Ave. in Kilbourn Town, the bike rental and bike repair/maintenance spot is the highest-rated bike rental spot in Milwaukee, boasting five stars out of 15 reviews on Yelp.
2. Hometown Bikes
Next up is Riverwest's Hometown Bikes, situated at 3334 N. Holton St. With 4.5 stars out of 27 reviews on Yelp, the bike sales and rental shop, which also does bike repair and maintenance, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Ben's Cycle
Lincoln Village's Ben's Cycle, located at 1013 W. Lincoln Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bike sales and rental shop and sportswear spot four stars out of 41 reviews.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Milwaukee area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and marketing automation for small businesses. Last year, average daily transactions at retail and wholesale businesses rose to 20 per business on Saturdays, compared to 12 daily transactions on average on Tuesdays.