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Bicyclean Helsinki
Luotsikatu 14, Helsinki 00160, Finland
+358 41 4763317
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Owner description: Bicycle Rental in the Helsinki center at the best price in town.
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“I wish I could give place this 6 stars!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

What can I say that hasn't ready been said! Karrie is an amazingly enthusiastic man, who loves his city and people! From the moment I booked a tour with him, we got prompt professional responses.
We actually walked from the cruise port (wow, how beautiful). Get a proper map from the tourist info place on the pier and walk into town if you can. I think Helsinki must be one of the worlds most beautiful piers! The walk into town along the shoreline (4k, but there are 2 other shorter routes) reminded me of Vancouver. We were really for some exercise after a week on a cruise ship!
Unfortunately it started raining when we arrived. Our 12 year old wanted to bail, but we thought lets go for it we were already wet!
Best decision ever! We found Bicyclean with no problem (the tourist info site on the main street across from the market knows where it is as well, there is an ATM near the market as well). Karri promptly greeted us and was willing to wait for the rain to subside, but we decided to forge ahead.We had an absolute blast, even in the rain with our plastic ponchos billowing out, Hilarious!
Karris tour on peddle bikes was a hoot. We saw so much more than you would on a tour bus or walking on your own. Karri was constantly descibing areas, giving history old and new. We liked that he spoke of modern times as well. He answered all our questions and didn't mind that we stopped at a couple geocaches along the way.
What a beautiful place. Helsinki was one of our favorite places on our Baltic cruise thanks to Karrie's tour. We really felt like we got to see the real Helsinki, not just the tourist sights.Who would think we would have such a blast in the pouring rain!
We also stopped for a snack of cake and coffee/tea/juice at a little cafe along the way with old buildings and a garden. This was included in the price of the tour. I thought the included snack was going to be a bag of pretzels handed out with a bottle of water, boy was I wrong!
Karrie even gave my husband his last T-shirt (great logo by the way). My husband currently wears his t-shirt proudly and tells everyone what a great place Helsinki is. I would highly recommend making more T-shirts for your customers, they would make great souvenirs! We would have bought several!
We will be back! Thanks Karrie!

Visited June 2013
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NorbertoDiaz, Propietario at Bicyclean Helsinki, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
We can not be more proud of the very professional and dedicated work of our official guide tour Karri.
In Bike Tours Helsinki and Bicyclean Helsinki we are hugely thanks full for this amazing opinion and we really hope to have you once again riding Helsinki's streets.
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“Best way to see a beautiful city with excellent tour guides”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

We were in Helsinki for a wedding this past weekend, and 12 of us did the bike tour on Friday.
Our guide Karri was so enthusiastic, with a great knowledge of the city.
It was four hours of fun taking in all the sights...would definitely recommend for anyone with a few hours to
spare. Geoff

Visited July 2013
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NorbertoDiaz, Propietario at Bicyclean Helsinki, responded to this review, July 18, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. This just shows that Helsinki is a great city to ride...and more if is Karri guiding you.
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“The King's Route”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We hired our bicycles from Norberto & Bicyclean in Helsinki , before we cycled 300k from Turko back to Helsinki, following the Kings Route. Helpful in every way.
The King's Route - would help if it was signed posted more for cyclists ( especially Turku to Salo). Otherwise we had a great experience.

Visited May 2013
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monodiaz, Propietario at Bicyclean Helsinki, responded to this review, July 14, 2013
Thank you for your your opinion and kind review. We are very glad that you were some of the lucky people that made the King's Road this summer.
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“Pleasure to deal with”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is really a great way to see Helsinki. If you are are willing to hire a bike I am sure you will get to see more of Helsinki than just the "tourist" attractions than you would on foot or public transport.
We were given very good advice by the proprietors of this business. There is plenty of modern design in this little city so get out and see it rather than walking around the tourist traps. Have fun!

Visited July 2013
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monodiaz, Propietario at Bicyclean Helsinki, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Thank you so much for visit us and our great city. Please feel very welcome for a next ride.
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“Excellent tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We organized this tour the night before with prompt replies to all my email questions. Karrie provided wonderful directions on how to find the bike shop from our hotel which made our first trip into Helsinki easy and enjoyable. We have 3 teens and Karrie's lively and engaging personality kept them entertained as well as giving us a personal and balanced view of the history, culture and life in Finland. I can't say enough great things about Karrie, we have done many bike tours all over Europe and this one will stay in our hearts forever. Karrie is a wonderful ambassador for this truly beautiful city and Finland in general. This tour is a must to give you a fabulous introduction to this lovely city.

Visited July 2013
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monodiaz, Propietario at Bicyclean Helsinki, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
Thank you so much for this review!
Bike Tours Helsinki is totally proud of the excellent work of our official guide Karri.
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