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Not all bike tours are created equal. Since 2001, the expert, experienced, professional guides of Bike the Big Apple have been safely taking guests far off the "beaten path" - in all 5 boroughs! With us, you will venture into real ethnic...more
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

We had a great bike tour last July with our guide Richard. We booked the tour only some days prior to the tour and it ended up we were only the two of us. The provided bikes are of very good quality. The actual tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alexisvdh
Reviewed 3 July 2019

Had a fantastic day with Richard and Manny as our guides - very knowledgeable and funny. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Janie148
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Had the pleasure to ride with Richard on a discovery tour of the Bronx, an often overlooked borough of New York. Very well paced, and Richard seemed to know half the people in Queens. This makes our second tour with Bike the Apple, and both...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank stevenjoPDX
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We opted for the East Side/West Side tour to see parts of the city we haven’t visited before and we were not disappointed. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the area, which included several local food stops along the way. He ensured our safety throughout...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rachel8787
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

That is my second time and I'm still loving this tours ! Guides are nice and funny and share their own New-York as well as historical informations. They take an interest in who we are and manage to create a warm group dynamic in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

We had a great day out today with our tour leader Richard. He was very knowledgeable and bought the whole area to life. It was fascinating going through Central Park and being shown sights which we would have otherwise missed. Refreshment stops were also places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wiggy2013
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My 4th with BTBA and again another highlight of our visit to NYC. Marc provided an entertaining, historical, culinary and sing along success on two wheels. Highly recommended for all types- singles, couples, families.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Bethianhope
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Would really recommend the brooklyn bridge bike tour and particularly at night. The bridge is quieter and the views over the lit manhattan skyline are fabulous. The guide was really knowledgeable and it was one of the highlights of our trip. It is a slightly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nadine C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to do this tour when one of the avenues was close so we cycled up to central station. Johanus was great and although you do cycle in traffic with some unusual manoeuvres it was always safe. The pub lunch stop is ok...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ava36
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We booked today a tour with Marc. It was s very warm day, but still ok. This full day was well organised and Marc was well informed. He was telling the stories on an pleasant way. We were with 11 bikers, so Marc got assistence...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from ccsfamily | Reviewed this property |
There were not any children on our bike ride through Central Park and Harlem. However, I would email the bike tour and ask them directly to see if they could accommodate you. The bike tour is offered rain or shine and we... More
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8 March 2018|
Response from BikeTheBigApple | Property representative |
Sure! You will get a $10 discount. Just book on the website, and then send us an email, and we will adjust the price.
7 July 2016|
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Response from 811mirandal | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website and choose which tour you want to do. It's very easy. We were also in touch with them by email. Very helpful and accommodating people. Enjoy the ride - it's fun !