You can pick up a map of bike trips—among them a 38-mile round-trip ride from Downtown Santa Fe to Ski Santa Fe at the end of NM 475—from the New Mexico Public Lands Information Center. One excellent place to mountain bike is the Dale Ball Trail Network, which you can access from several points on the east side of town.

Mellow Velo. This friendly bike shop near the Plaza offers group tours, privately guided rides, bicycle rentals ($30 per day for basic cruisers to $75 for top-of-the-line mountain and road bikes), and repairs. The helpful staff at this well-stocked shop can suggest a great way to spend a day—or seven! 132 E. Marcy St., The Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501. 505/995–8356;

New Mexico Bike N' Sport. Here at this large shop by Trader Joe's you can rent or buy bikes of all kinds and shop the great selection of clothing and gear. Rates start at $25 daily, with good discounts for multiday rentals. Note that it's closed on Sundays. 524C W. Cordova Rd., South Side, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505. 505/820–0809;