We recently hired two bikes from A Bicycle Named Desire for use after the Ninth Ward Rebirth Bike Tour which we’d also booked though their sister company. All prior emails correspondence with Cassady had been really helpful and once we arrived we were greeted by a cheerful Cassady and the bikes set up outside the shop ready to go. The bikes were sixthreezero cruisers and were great and easy to ride.
We were issued with lights, lock and a helmet and the bike also had a basket attached to the front. Cassady provided us with a map and business cards just in case we encountered any problems (which we didn't) and pointed out places of interest that we might wish to visit before returning the bikes the next day.
During the 24 hours we rented the bikes we travelled throughout New Orleans from one side to the other and it is definitely the best way to get around.
For anyone visiting New Orleans I would definitely suggest hiring a bicycle and would have no hesitation recommending A Bicycle Named Desire.