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.BIKE - the top level internet domain (newGTLD) for bike owners, sellers and enthisiasts

The registration of a .bike domain name is open to anyone

Anyone on a first-come first-served basis can Register a .bike domain with .BIKE Accredited Registar Astutium.

About .bike Domains

dotBIKE domains are specifically useful for biking and cycling clubs and owners


Registrant Requirements for .bike Domains

Registrants can be ...

  • Anyone - there are no qualifications/requirements needed for a dotBIKE domain

Exclusions for .bike Domains

.bike domains must be between 3 and 58 characters long
.bike have a blocked / reserved list of domain names that cannot be registered, short/dictionary words kept for later auction and as with all newGTLDs registrations are subject to the UDRP/TDRP and will be taken off you if you infringe a trademark/registered intellectual propery rights.

Registration of .bike Domains

Let Astutium help you register your bike domain

Renewal of .bike Domains

.bike domains must be renewed with the current registrar prior to expiry date.
Allowing a .bike Domain Name to reach expiry date will involve downtime and additional 'recovery' costs

  • .bike domains can be renewed at any time before expiry.
  • .bike domains may be renewable for 30 days after expiry (grace period) however this involves additional work and additional costs
  • .bike domains may be kept after grace by the registrar or registry and sold at auction, used for advertising, or for any other purpose
  • A .bike domain that has expired may never be deleted / released / become available again so DO NOT allow your .bike to expire after registration

Transfer of .bike Domains

A .bike domain can be transferred between .BIKE Accredited Registrars from 60 days after registration upto 30 days before expiry.
Transfers do have a cost and automatically renew the domain for another year
Transfers of .bike require the domain to be unlocked at the current registrar and need a valid EPP transfer code
Transfer your dotBIKE Domain (.BIKE) to Astutium

Important Links / Additional Reading for .bike Domains

gTLD Registrants have certain Rights and Responsibilities granted under the ICANN Registry Registrar Agreement in 2009.
Registrant Rights & Responsibilities on the ICANN site.