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Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours

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Address: 501 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-346-2453
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Description: Bay City Bike, a 15 year veteran in the bike rental & tour industry, is...
Bay City Bike, a 15 year veteran in the bike rental & tour industry, is the only authentic San Francisco Bike Rental and Tour Company with local expertise. Self-Guided, Daily Guided & Customized Group Tours! We feature a fleet of 1,000+ bicycles; from standard Comfort Hybrids, Performance Bikes & Tandems to Electric, Kids & Road Bikes, we give you the option to experience SF like a true native. Indulge in the road less traveled and the exciting "underground" routes through this spectacular city as you partake in a Self-Guided or Daily Guided Tour. 4 Prime Locations in the Fisherman’s Wharf!
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The best way to see San Francisco

We where four girls that rented bikes to ride over the Golden Gate Bridge. And we had a blast. It was the best day in San Francisco, and you get to see the city in another way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We where four girls that rented bikes to ride over the Golden Gate Bridge. And we had a blast. It was the best day in San Francisco, and you get to see the city in another way then you would by walking or driving around. We thought we would save some money by getting the bike back before the full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

I rented bikes for myself and my kids to ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. The staff was very professional, friendly and knowledgeable! They were great in getting the bikes set up for my kids and helping us figure out where to go. I would definitely recommend renting here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We booked 2 bikes two days in advance for a tour from Fishermen's Wharf to Sausalito, crossing Golden Gate Bridge. Everything went as planned with Bay City Bikes, fair price, good bikes, awesome views! Beware of the ferries when going back from Sausalito to SF though, some of Gold & Blue ferries operating the service to Fishermen's Wharf hold up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Had a nice chat with Denis, got good recommendations for routes and estimated travel times. Would rent here again. Best regards, Stefan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great experience very interesting and great sights. Denis was very helpful and answered every question we had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Denis was very helpful and has great customer service. The sightseeing experience was amazing! I would recommend doing this tour to golden gate bridge.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The best thing to do to unwind in SF. Take the bike towards the Golden Gate Bridge, stop at the Palace of Fine Arts, cross the Bay, cycle to Sausalito and back by Ferry or bike (little tough for your thighs) ... breathtaking and such not only of minor exhaustion. Bike was in great condition and Jim at the Taylor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Rent a bike, then go to golden gate bridge and sausalito for taking ferry. The bike and the view were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We did a tour from the Taylor street location with Robert, who was a great guide. We toured the level areas between Fisherman's Wharf and the bridge, with several informative, interesting stops. Two relatively steep hills (if you're not from San Francisco) but Robert was very patient with people (about half the group) who needed to push their bikes up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It was good! both 'Mario' and golden gate bridge Mario was so kind He help me sightseeing Golden gate bridge and other famous place in San Fancisco

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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