Pedal Power


Pedal Power

Daily commuters, devoted athletes, daring tourists – there are more bicyclists on Oahu’s roads than ever. Here’s how new biking options are helping grow local businesses and providing another way for just about anybody to get around.

Will Mather has bike renting down to a science. He’s able to fit a customer with the right size bike, discuss safety and road rules, equip them with a helmet and lock, and take payment for the rental, all in about seven minutes.

Mather is the store manager of The Bike Shop Kailua. In the past two years, bike rentals, particularly with Japanese tourists, have burgeoned in the Windward town. And The Bike Shop Kailua is one of the most popular rental outlets, especially after it moved three blocks to Kailua Road this past

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