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Central Park Bike Tours, New York City

348 West 57th Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Central Park)
212) 664-9600
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Ranked #350 of 512 activities in New York City
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We finally gave in to one of the many touts selling bike rentals outside Central Park. Everything was thrown in (helmets, locks, bell, maps), we just had to agree to a price. We didn't haggle much on price as it seemed reasonable. The shop was pointed out on a map and it was "just around the corner". Well it was... More

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Stuart, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We met at Broadway Bicycle at 5pm. Theodore was our guide, Very friendly & shared lots of interesting things. This ride takes you to all the spots & some of the secret places. We had time to linger & take photos. Next time we come to NYC we will rent bikes again & go back to these places on our... More

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Redlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went to empire state building to take the tour of the building that at one time was the tallest building ever built. The tour was so so. It seems staff spent more time in leading you to the gift shop. There were lots of pictures during the construction phase on the tour. One thing that would have made this... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It's a cash grab - be aware. Should have known after I looked at the website, was cheaper if I had made a reservation online. It cost $25 for 3.5hrs - at the time, I felt it was worth it, however the bikes were old and in dis-repair. No helmets were provided and no direction on best routes or areas... More

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BKK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

if you are a tourist, bicycle rentals are easy and all you need is a map and time to take everything in. You will stop regularly to experience the many wonders of this fabulous park. Food vendors are everywhere. Entertainment is non-stop, whether they are performers or just passers by. bring bread to feed the ducks. A ball or frisbee,... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Rented nine bicycles in Aug 2013 and they processed eroneously three extra credit charges for over $400 USD and one month later we still have not seen any refund nor any constructive replies. Don't beleive the response to these negative review that "...oh you should have contacted us" because we did and they just ignore you. Don't believe, see also... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

They still owe me my 250 USD refund for the bikes since 9 months now. Liars, rude and arrogant staff, old bikes, worse customer service. They do not respond to any emails or phone calls regarding the refund of my 250 USD. AVOID AT ALL COSTS, TERRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Central Park Bicycle Tours from SBR Multi Sport Shop we took the ride around Central Park and with the crowds of people on a Sunday that was enough. The shop was very busy but the staff seemed to keep things moving. Bikes were in good shape couple minor things, loose fender keep rubbing tire and two bike handle bars off... More

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Sarnia, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Tour guide didn't show up that morning, so they sent our group of 24 with one of the guys from the back room. He couldn't speak English and was not knowledgeable at all about Central Park. We walked our bike more than we rode it. There was a Walk for Aides taking place and we were detoured out of the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We went online and the price looked good so we booked through the one in 57th Street. When we arrived we were met by some very rude staff and they were not at all helpful. They took my licence, informed me of the high price to pay if the bike was lost or not returned then pointed a finger at... More

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