A Bicycle Named Desire-- ABicycleNamedDesire.com. or 504-346-8966. Located 632 Elysian Fields Blvd. Going by their website, a bohemian bicycle rental business, a spin-off of a bohemian bicycle touring company, Confederacy of Cruisers.
Bike New Orleans- www.bikenola.net or 504.858.2273
Bicycle Michaels-www.bicyclemichaels.com or 504.945.9505. About 300 bicycles for rent. No reservations. First come, first serve. Some times they run out during Jazz Fest sometimes they don't. Shop is at 622 Frenchman St.
Joy Ride-www.joyridebikerentals.com or 504.982.1617
The American Bicycle Rental Company-www.amebrc.com or 866.293.4037
Zion Bike City, 504-265-0882 (shop) or 732-754-0802 (mobile). 4208 Erato St., New Orleans. Daily rental $20 and up.
Crescent City Bike: firstname.lastname@example.org or 504.322.3455. Bike rentals for $35 a day (24-hours). Three hour guided tours $45, morning or evening. 624 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70112.
BICYCLE RENTALS: NORTH SHORE (Tammany Trace)
(See post "Tammany Trace-Its a Vacation) for a list of bicycle rental businesses in St. Tammany Parish
KAYAK RENTALS (Bayou St. John)
Bayou Kayaks-bayoukayaks.com or 504.814.0551 or email@example.com. Tours of Bayou St. John.
Kayakitiyat-Offers a guided kayak tour of Bayou St. John. 985-778-5034 or 512-964-9499.
Massey's-www.masseysoutfitters.com/rentals.aspx. Pick up and return kayaks (and paddle boards) at the New Orleans store on N. Carrollton, 504.648.0292. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for paddling destination information. Rentals start at $25 for a single seat sit-on-top rented and returned during a single day's business hours. Rent for as many days as you would like, rates vary. A $500 deposit required for non-pedal kayaks; $1,000 deposit for pedal drive systems. Tandems, fishing kayaks and canoes available. No delivery: you pick the boat up and you bring it back. Rental fee includes paddles and life vests. Other accessories--dry bags and additional PFD's and paddles--can be rented. A universal roof rack can be rented for $10.