New Online Bicycle Rental Start-Up Encourages Consumers to Take a "Greener" Approach to Traveling

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A new Canadian-based technology start-up has just launched a their web service encouraging travelers to help do their part for the environment while getting more active.

A technology firm based out of Southern Alberta is spreading the word about a new online web service( which joins Bicycle Rental Businesses and consumers. The goal of the service is to make renting bicycles easier. targets rental businesses all over the world, which once the service has grown, will allow tourists quick and easy access to thousands of bicycle rentals. Bicycle rental businesses must pay to promote their bikes on the website, while it's totally free for visitors just browsing the website.

It's no doubt that is a green company. As cost of living continues to rise and consumers feel the gas price pinch people are search for more cost effective means of transportation. It is predicted that the number of cyclists worldwide will increase as much as 37% in the next decade! This is good news for the cycling industry.

The original idea for the business was inspired Founder, Clinton Skakun, noticed very few online directories dedicated wholly to bike rentals. "I noticed a countless number of bicycle rentals all around the world, and very few directories promoting them. This is where a light bulb went off," says Clinton Skakun, Founder of and goes on to add, "bicycles are environmentally friendly, don't fill the air with chemicals and prove to come with a number of health benefits, it's a win-win!" targets primarily travelers. However Clinton says that they're constantly refining the persona they reach out to and are looking for opportunities to reach new audiences.

About the Rent2Bike:

Rent2Bike is an online service dedicated to both bike rentals and cyclists searching for bike rentals. Our mission is provide bike rental shops with targeted, quality leads, matching the right consumers with the right rental services. was founded in 2011 by Clinton Skakun, a web developer and entrepreneur. For more information on the company or to contact us please visit or our Customer Support Center Toll-Free at 1 866 624 9991


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