We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 11:00 - 16:30
Review Highlights
10/10 would recommend!!

This was the coolest, most unique tour of a city that I've been on. Jamal was our tour guide and he... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Laura K
Experiencing Harlem on two wheels

Maxine runs a well organized company. She is very friendly and welcoming and has a passion for... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Marlita B
via mobile
Read all 40 reviews
All photos (51)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soul food”(2 reviews)
“new york”(2 reviews)
“culture”(2 reviews)
I Bike Harlem offers guided bike tours centered around the culture and history of Harlem. Harlem may be New York’s best kept secret with some of the city’s most interesting architecture, best southern cuisine, soulful music, and good people.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:30
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
242 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10027-8408
+1 347-470-5279
Reviews (40)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssoul foodnew yorkculturebikessightstournyc
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This was the coolest, most unique tour of a city that I've been on. Jamal was our tour guide and he was not only knowledgable about all of the historical sites, but extremely helpful in navigating the literal streets of Harlem. He went above and...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Maxine runs a well organized company. She is very friendly and welcoming and has a passion for sharing her knowledge of Harlem. She know the people in the area and everyone was so friendly as we were riding through the different parts of Harlem. Having...More

Thank Marlita B
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We did this bike tour with our 16 year old daughter and all of us were engaged and learned so much about Harlem. There is something for everyone; great history, fun stories, interesting people, casual riding...

Thank JJ198297520
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This tour was recommended by AirB&B for sightseeing in Harlem and it did not disappoint. I loved the variety of the tour with the parks, history, local architecture, local soul food and biking along the Hudson. I am definitely recommending this to everyone visiting the...More

1  Thank Justina M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is just the coolest thing in so many ways! First, it is so much. Next, it is really educational. We learned so many cool things. Next, it's beautiful. Harlem is a beautiful neighborhood. Maxine was the most awesome guide: helpful, flexible, fun, knowledgable, and...More

Thank sullivanmeg7
Reviewed 27 May 2018

It was just perfect for us, to have an experience that in a short space of time allowed us an insight to life in Harlem . What a fascinating place it is, and well presented by the lovely Maxine and Xander. We were lucky to...More

Thank viviannev
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This was a very personal tour given by an experienced local guide. It’s the best way to see this part of the city which is changing rapidly.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing tour. We arrived at 10:45am. We were greeted by the owner Maxine. A very fibrant and energetic woman who truly loves her neighbourhood and has organized a detailed tour of this beautiful neighbourhood. Our tour guide was Julia and Maxine came...More

1  Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I have been many times in NY and never even tried to go to Harlem but I have always felt curious. This last time I founded a coupon of I bike Harlem on Groupon and I took the tour with my husband. It was by...More

Thank miryammendoza
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My sister and I had a great time. Maxine was our guide and told us all about the history of the area. I am grateful she shared about the lives of people past and present and about important subjects such as BLM. She read us...More

Thank Cindi S
View more reviews
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Micheline W
20 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from viviannev | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I'd check with Maxine - if it's a small group she might even modify it a bit. Physically it's do-able if they are competent bike riders. You are on the streets a couple of times but I felt safe, just followed Max... More