4151 Main St., Manayunk, 215/487-7433,
HOURS: Mon.–Thurs. 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.–8 p.m.,
Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–4 p.m.,
sometimes later in summer
COST: Hybrids $8 per hour, $25 per 24 hours, $45 weekend (48 hours), $100 weekly; road bikes $40 for 24 hours
A seller of top-quality bikes, Human Zoom also rents out bikes and is the only place in the city that offers road bikes in addition to hybrids.
Human Zoom is located close to the Schuylkill River Trail in the Manayunk neighborhood. A credit card and driver’s license is required for rentals, and no reservations are accepted for hybrids.
Human Zoom also offers free bike repair classes on select Mondays, but space is limited, so call ahead.
© Karrie Gavin from Moon Philadelphia, 1st Edition