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Historic Bike Tour in Tucson

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Immerse yourself in vibrant barrios, from old forts to modern art. Cycle quiet adobe-lined avenues to bustling university bike lanes. Experience the best of historic, quirky, and bike-friendly Tucson on a 2 to 2½ hour guided bicycle tour. Ride about 10 flat miles at a relaxed place, in a small group, with a knowledgeable local.
Highlights
  • Great bike tour for first-time visitors—pass Tucson’s most popular areas
  • A guide keeps your group riding at a comfortable pace
  • Learn about the history and culture of this Arizona city as you go 
  • All equipment and bottled water included with this Tucson bike tour
What to Expect
Meet for this bike tour of Tucson near the Fourth Avenue Shopping District. Upon arrival, your guide helps fit you with a bike and helmet. Listen to a short safety instruction, and get ready to hit the streets. Your tour takes you through varied Tucson terrain, including quiet avenues and bustling university bike lanes. Hear stories about Tucson’s past and present as you go, including stories about a historical bank robbery and the city’s early Spanish settlers. Pass through Armory Park, see the Santa Cruz River, and ride across Rattlesnake Bridge. Your Tucson bike tour ends back the original meeting spot.
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Important Information
Departure Point
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA
Duration
2h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of bicycle & helmet
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Meals and snacks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Riders must be 4'8" to 6'6" tall (142-198cm). 5' and over recommended.
  • All passenger heights must be provided at time of booking
  • Basic bicycle riding skills required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jimmy did a great job showing us around the neighborhoods of Tucson. He was very informative and we left knowing a lot more about the history of Tucson. Sunday is the day to go no traffic easy to get around the city. Great job Jimmy.
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We went on the bike tour this spring. It's best to go when the weather is not too hot. Loved the scenery and not too many hills.
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded 2 weeks ago
Agreed about best to go when it's not too hot. That's why I close for the summer months. The weather has turned, fall has arrived!
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Jimmy did a great job of covering the highlights of central Tuscon. Lots of interesting stories about Tuscon and its history. The terrain covered was very easy on his well set-up single speed bikes. His route was very well thought out making for a safe and stress-free ride
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded 4 May 2019
Thanks for the review and recommendation!
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Early Sunday morning tour in April. Perfect weather and easy access to Tucson on its day off. Start to finish, Jimmy had it covered. He has done a great job mapping out this course. I remember thinking: "A lot of homework in getting this together. The street veteran aspect
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded 19 Apr 2019
I'm glad you enjoyed the route. I have a few variations, but there is always a lot of overlap. After scouting the route for about a month, years ago, I remember thinking, "Wow, that seems to fit together nicely." Oh, can't promise bakery, sometimes they are closed or slammed, but most of the time it is part of the tour.
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I guide bike tours Bicycle Tours of Atlanta, so I was ready to be critical. BUT, I was so impressed! I want to do it again! Jimmy weaves a full historic and present day picture of Tucson. He has very good instincts on how to adjust the pace and timing of the tour to suit your
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded 19 Apr 2019
With a line like "Roll with this tour" you must be in the biz! Thanks for the review.
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