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10 Things To Know Before Renting An Electric Bike

If you’ve never tried an e-bike, be careful because when you do, it might be “Love at first ride”. Electric bikes are an excellent option for your trip. Still have some questions? We’ve love these 10 things to know before renting an electric bike. If you have never ridden an electric bike, you are missing […]


Bought a bike during the pandemic? Time to go bikepacking

Have you ever heard about bike packing? Perhaps you want to get away, but are not ready to hop on a plane but want a different kind of staycation? With summer pretty much here, it’s time to prepare already! From packing to routes, here’s everything to consider on a trip, according to experts. California is […]


5 Unique Health Benefits of Daily Cycling

Avid cyclists might not know why they love cycling so much, but there’s actually science behind each pedal. Check out some of cycling’s unique health benefits and get even more motivation to ride! And if you’re looking for bike fun and adventure, Synaptic Cycles offers many options. Don’t dismay if you’re a newbie – everyone […]


“The Strand” – Best Bike Path for E-Bikes in South Bay

According to Southern California Beaches, “The Strand” which is also known as The Strand Bike Path/ Marvin Braude Bike Path is “one of the most fun things to do on vacation in Southern California.”  This path technically starts from Torrance, CA and goes all the way up to The Will Rogers State Beach which is […]


The Best Electric Bike Accessory To Own in 2020!

We have tried and tested numerous bike rack options and electric bike accessories but none of them have been able to compete with the Topeak MTX QuickTrack Rack System. It looks like any other bicycle rack out there however the Devil’s in the details. The small ridges on the top plate allow for other Topeak […]


Electric Bike Batteries – Amphours, Watts, and Volts!

When looking to buy a brand new electric bike, one of the most important factors to consider is the battery.  Here are 3 battery specs that you should know about before making your purchase:    Watt (W) This unit of measure is similar to describing the engine size on a car which affects your maximum […]


Team Building Activities and Guided Bike Rides 2020

Corporate Events and Team Building Activities 2020 Mark’s team is both hard-working and exceptionally experienced; however, after months of working from home due to the pandemic, its performance has been “hit and miss.” His team appears to have lost much of its motivation and energy. Mark like any good leader can’t stand watching his team […]


Top 4 eBikes to Buy or Rent in 2020

Here at Synaptic Cycles, when we purchase our eBikes, we are extremely meticulous about what we buy.  This is because we have our customers in mind first and foremost and therefore we want to make sure that we deliver the best experience both on our bikes and off of them (considering our seamless reservation, transaction, […]


Thinking of building your own eBike? Simply put: DON’T!

If you just purchased an eBike and it’s supposed to be delivered to your door by Friday and you’re planning on testing it out on a ride with your pals on Saturday, our best advice to you is to CANCEL your plans. Here’s why:  Once you receive the eBike, you’re going to want to piece […]


Yelp Reviews

Synaptic Cycles
5.0
Based on 74 Reviews
Andy M.
Andy M.
2021-07-31 17:47:15
Fantastic fat tire e bike experience! Thanks to the folks at Synaptic for setting me up on a great fat tire e bike. I appreciate your attentive service and... read more
Jenny K.
Jenny K.
2021-07-30 04:34:04
Renting from Synaptic Cycles was the best decision we made during our week long trip in LA. Beginning with the rental process, Shawn was quick to respond... read more
Xta F.
Xta F.
2021-07-25 15:39:51
Best day ever. I no longer want to rent a car; I only want to travel around Dana point and San Juan Capistrano and laguna Niguel by e-bike. If you're... read more
Gina M.
Gina M.
2021-06-26 17:35:20
I took my family to rent bikes from Synaptic Cycles recently and had an amazing experience! The bikes were in fantastic condition and the staff was... read more
Craig S.
Craig S.
2021-06-24 20:17:34
My wife and I had a fantastic time riding electric bikes from Synaptic cycles along the beach. Bikes were great quality and the staff was friendly and... read more
Nicholas W.
Nicholas W.
2021-05-25 22:40:34
I am in the market for a new bike, so I thought I would try one as a rental first. The staff here were very friendly and knowledgeable. I believe the owner... read more
Susan F.
Susan F.
2021-05-16 14:22:50
Thanks for being safe & open during COVID-19. The time we had was amazing. The owner is super friendly and informative. read more
Dru R.
Dru R.
2021-04-07 19:07:30
I can't recommend this service enough. This is my fourth rental! My flight landed at 10a and by noon, Shawn was at my hotel with a beautiful bike that... read more
Hana A.
Hana A.
2021-02-06 22:36:20
Shawn was very welcoming, great bikes, such a fun experience on the electric bikes. Great quality, clean, and gave us route directions. Was a fun sunny... read more
Cynthia K.
Cynthia K.
2021-01-04 07:01:18
Good bikes. Accommodating owner. Love the service they he will deliver and pick up your rentals. The location is in a hilly neighborhood so unless you're... read more
Gaynell D.
Gaynell D.
2020-12-22 08:57:26
Great experience! Visiting family in LA recently was the perfect time to bike some of the scenic trails, canyons and coastline I had always wanted to... read more
Charles O.
Charles O.
2020-12-03 19:07:32
I flew into to LA from Austin to visit family and shipped my bike 2 days before my trip so I could keep fit. Unfortunately, the delivery company did not... read more
W. G.
W. G.
2020-11-27 09:32:39
I rented an electric bike for an out of town visitor so he could join me riding around Dana Point and San Clemente for a day. Shawn made it very easy. He... read more
Aubrey H.
Aubrey H.
2020-11-09 09:04:42
Synaptic Cycles were the only ones renting bikes in the area during covid. Imo renting a bike can be done completely Covid friendly, so I'm not sure why... read more
Kristin Lewis P.
Kristin Lewis P.
2020-09-17 15:33:32
Great experience at Synaptic! I needed a tube replaced on my "purchased for the pandemic cheap and cheery" bike and Shawn took care of it in under 10... read more
Anthony S.
Anthony S.
2020-09-16 10:05:21
If you don't have a way to get your bike to a shop Synaptic is the way to go. Pick up and delivery is such a convenience. I highly recommend them. read more
Nails By Stephanie R.
Nails By Stephanie R.
2020-08-15 20:50:41
We had company in town during Covid and wanted to check out Electric bikes. Shaun was amazing to work with, he has several different types of bikes to rent... read more
Brian V.
Brian V.
2020-08-06 18:34:45
Was difficult To find a bike shop during Covid Called Shawn and he took my bike ... He also takes the time to explain things to you. and yet they deserve... read more
Jessica K.
Jessica K.
2020-05-20 21:19:33
Quarantine restlessness got the best of me but I couldn't find a bike in stores so I ordered one online. It arrived mostly assembled but I quickly realized... read more
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