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Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours

501 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Russian Hill)
415-346-2453
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Ranked #74 of 318 Activities in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Uhrichsville, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite experiences from our San Francisco vacation was renting bikes from Bay City Bike Rentals and riding along the coast from the wharf to the Golden Gate Bridge, riding over it and then down to Sausalito. I was concerned that I would not be able to do the trip because I am definitely not "in shape" but... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

San Francisco is a great city for biking and big thanks to Bay City Bikes for setting up my bike and for Robert my guide for an enjoyable riding experience!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Bikes were alright, 3/5 stars solely on customer service. they were okay- but I saw how the blazing saddles employers were going above and beyond and we didn't get that service from bay city rentals. they gave us our bikes and said if we had any problems to come back, and that was it. versus blazing saddles who sized and... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Walked past and enquired about buying Alcatraz tickets and ended up getting the deal for bike hire as well. Great price and great experience. Staff were friendly and bikes had a handy front pouch to store a bag. Map with waterproof cover was with the bike which was handy and hire included a lock and helmet. We hired the bike... More

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Lehi, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We prearranged our rental at the Columbus Avenue location which is just around the corner from Ghirardelli Square. We were met by Dieter, a delightful German who runs the shop. He was hilarious! They gave us some great tips, oriented us using a large map on the wall, and we were off. We took a wrong turn or two as... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I was a first timer in SF, and it was one of the best things I did there. You should definitly #bikethebridge and go to Sausalito. We did not took a guide, and it was easy.

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Old Tappan, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Comparable rates - excellent equipment - knowledgable staff. The multiple locations for drop-offs is a real plus.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Spent the best 3 hours riding through the suburbs of San Francisco and on to the Golden Gate Bridge, what an experience, the staff were so helpful and friendly along with a good quality bike, the memories of that day will live with me forever, looking forward to my next visit to San Fran...I've left my heart there

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Vienna, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip with all of the sights,tips, and information that Robert Beal had to offer! It had the right amount of challenge and comfort for the average rider and the bikes were very comfortable! Robert made sure we were safe and comfortable the entire journey and was genuinely grateful when we tipped him after our journey... More

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The guided Golden Gate to Sausalito was even better than expected. City, seaside, the bridge and then Sausalito. Nice bike and a guide (Paul) that was friendly and relaxed about time - not rushing us.

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