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Our bike trips
START and FINISH in Jim Thorpe
"JIM THORPE'S ORIGINAL BIKE SHOP"
Susquehanna St. Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570-325-4421 Toll Free
22 Years of Convenience & Personal
Service at our beautiful
in the heart of Historic Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. You will find us to be
friendly and attentive to your personal
needs. We are located on the left directly on Route 209 South (coming from
Route 476/PA Turnpike) BEFORE the first traffic light in Jim Thorpe. Check
here for directions
to Blue Mountain Sports.
Don't Have A Car? ... From Philadelphia & New
York City -
Susquehanna Bus Lines stops right at the door. Enjoy riding on our
quality rental bikes, rent a tent and stay at Mauch Chunk Lake - return home
We rent top quality, well
maintained mountain bikes from
Our fleet includes just the right bike for you ... choose from 24-speed,
front suspension, kids, and "comfort" styles. There are many trails to
choose from. Family style rails-to-trails along The Lehigh Gorge to the
technical single-track and descent of Twin Peaks.
Shuttle Services Let us
take the hard work out of biking. Our shuttle service can drop you off
at the top of the trail where you will ride along a gentle downhill back
to our shop.
Shuttles are provided to The Lehigh Gorge
(15 or 25 miles) and The
Switchback Trail (9 miles), which passes right by Mauch Chunk Lake. For your safety, our experienced shuttle drivers
will give a bike clinic before you embark on your ride. While there,
stop by The Camp Store at Boat Launch A and enjoy a refreshing drink or
a take a relaxing kayak or canoe ride for an hour or so.
New for 2011 is a short bike ride from Glen Onoko back into town. It
is approximately 3 miles. A shuttle service is available for $12.00 plus
tax. Bring your own bike or rent one from us. We have hourly
rates, as well as, daily rental rates.
MUD HALL OF FAME
Kayaking on the
River Start your trip across the street using "Sit on
Top Kayaks" 12:15 - 12:30 and be picked up in Bowmanstown 4:30 - 5:00
for return trip to Jim Thorpe. $49.95 per person (minimum 2) includes:
boat, paddle, vest, helmet, and water proof cell phone container. Please
be here by Noon. Call for more information.
Check water levels
& Trails Choose
from the easy ( but incredibly scenic ) "rails-to-trails" ride through
the Lehigh Gorge. Or, for a more varied outing try the historic Switchback
Trail - an eighteen mile loop you can access just a block from historic
Jim Thorpe. For the more advanced, singletrack-seeking enthusiast,
check out David Matsinko's guide book with details on 20 area trails, or
contact our experienced staff for the region's best selection of trail
maps to your own self-guided adventure. There are no trail fees but you
will need a map to successfully follow the trails - most are NOT marked.
If you want an easy grade or extreme downhill - we'll get you there!
X-Country Skiing - Hiking - Snowshoeing some
of these trails are excellent for these activities also.
After Your Adventure visit the
one-of-a-kind historic mansions, churches, shops and galleries of Jim
Thorpe's "Old Mauch Chunk" National Historic District. Hungry and
thirsty? Visit one of Old Mauch Chunk's many eateries and watering