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Pedal or Not... Electric Bicycle - Private Tours

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Address: 214 Pier Avenue, off Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone Number: 310-917-1111
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Description: Santa Monica's 1st all electric bicycle guided tour (maximum of 5 riders...
Santa Monica's 1st all electric bicycle guided tour (maximum of 5 riders per guide) along the beach thru the Venice Canals. See sights where tour buses and cars can't take you. Let the electric bikes take you further than you thought you'd go in this 2 1/2 to 3 hour adventure. Pedal...or Not.
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A Truly Delightful Experience!

My friend and I went on Pedal Or Not's 10am tour one Saturday morning this past May and had such a delightful time! Barb was an absolute sweetheart and an amazing tour guide as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
riaroxzorz
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

My friend and I went on Pedal Or Not's 10am tour one Saturday morning this past May and had such a delightful time! Barb was an absolute sweetheart and an amazing tour guide as she took us to the Santa Monica pier, the Marion Davies Guesthouse, the Venice canals, and muscle beach, to name a few iconic spots. She even... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The whole Pedal or Not experience was wonderful from start to finish! Barb was a wonderful tour guide, and knew so much about the history of Santa Monica/Venice Beach, fun facts, and sprinkled in many fun little anecdotes! My friend and I had such a blast on this tour and would recommend it to anyone looking for a fun way... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I had a great time. It was an amazing feeling to ride a through Santa Monica and Venice Beach with a guide who knows a lot. This unique experience enables you to see all major landmarks in a few hours. I am in decent shape so didn't need to use the electric power much but it did help me get... More 

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Dublin, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The family that runs this business is awesome! This review is well overdue, but nonetheless needs to be written. My wife and I were celebrating a milestone event, and this was one of our planned activities. What a great choice by my wife! For starters, we ran a little late, but they waited for us and even made sure we... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My daughter and I had a blast on her senior year, high school spring break. The tour was filled with the history of various spots on Santa Monica and Venice Beaches, along with several stops that allowed for prime photo opportunities. We really enjoyed the tour guide and relaxing ride, pedaling if we wanted to :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

These bikes are very comfortable and easy to ride. They are set up for you before you start, and they make sure you are comfortable with the bike and the electrics before setting off. The tour covers Santa Monica boulevard to Venice Beach and the canals including the pier, old muscle beach, new muscle beach and the guest house. Barb... More 

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Waxahachie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was a great way to get a quick overview of both Santa Monica and Venice Beach. They really are too far to walk and enjoy both. The lady that took us on our tour could not have been friendlier. She gave us a couple of interesting stories. It was especially interesting to see and hear about the canals. She... More 

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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We arrived with our family at Venice Beach to start our Pedal or not tour. My 14 and 17 year old were a bit hesitant at first because of the weight of the bikes. But once they got the hang of it they had a ball. Our guide was fantastic very informative. It was a great way to see Venice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

we booked the 10am tour this wednesday 7th of january for all the 3 of us. it was the funniest way to discover santa monica and venice beaches. we had fun during 2 and a half hour with barb who was very good as tour guide. i recommand this tour to every one who want to discover Santa monica areas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Barb was the best tour guide. While I had been to Venice Beach several times on foot I had never made it Santa Monica Beach. The tour started there at their shop close to the beach. Started out with a quick lesson on the electric bike (absolutely necessary for me). My twenty something kids got the hang of it right... More 

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