You can test ride any bike for FREE at our Carlton North store (bookings not necessary). We also offer FREE instructed test rides with a certified riding buddy who will help you choose the right bike and accompany you during your test ride. If you’d like to book an instructed test ride fill in the test ride form in your desired bike listing or call
+61 3 9381 0088.

What to expect on a test ride!

Optional Certified Riding Buddy.

An experienced team member will show you the ropes and make sure your test ride goes smoothly.

All Equipment Supplied

We’ll supply everything you need for a safe ride.


Just bring a current driver’s license or passport, and we’re off!

1. Meet your riding buddy

You’ll be buddied up with a trusty team member who’ll help you choose the bike that’s right for you.

2. Get to know your bike

Your buddy will give you step-by-step riding instructions, and tell you everything you need to know about your bike.

3. Take it for a spin!

Ride down quiet backstreets or along the Capital City Bike Trail. Your buddy will ride with you the whole way, and make sure you get the hang of your bike.

What you’ll need:

Credit Card

Drivers License or Passport

Our Location

Our convenient Carlton North location is just off the Capital City Bike Path. Enjoy easy access to and from inner-suburbs, and beyond.

We’re still rolling as usual!

At Velo Cycles, we’re doing our very best to protect the health and safety of our staff and customers. All of our staff use sanitiser before touching products and interacting with customers. Our mechanics all wear gloves and sanitise bikes and workspaces between each service.

If you’re feeling sick, we ask that you please do not come into the shop, and we promise we’ll do the same. We have hand sanitiser available for all customers.

In order to maintain a safe distance between people, We’re reducing the number of customers in our shop. We kindly request that if you have a concern or question about your bike that you call us first before coming in on +61 3 9381 0088.

If we’re busy, we may ask customers to wait outside so that we can reduce physical contact where possible.


We’re open Mon-Fri 8am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun and public holidays – closed.

We appreciate our customer support more than ever, and we’re committed to providing the best bike products, servicing and advice during these weird times.

Keep rolling, The Velo Cycles Team