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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Other than an optional bathroom stop, this activity is 100% outdoors.
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Explore this bike-friendly city on two wheels without having to supply your own cycling equipment. This historic Tucson, small-group bike tour provides a helmet, bike, and guide so you can zoom around the city at a comfortable pace and learn the history and culture of Tucson. Plus, this tour takes you across Rattlesnake Bridge—one of Tucson’s most popular sites.
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215 N Hoff Ave
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USAWe are located between 8th and 9th streets on Hoff Ave. Hoff is an ALLEY one block east of 4th Ave. We share a parking lot with Ermanos restaurant. The lot is small. Additional parking can usually be found along Ironhorse Park (10th st & Hoff, check signs) or the $1/hr pay lot on 9th st & 4th Ave.
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    Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Pima County Courthouse
    Stop: 2 minutes -
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    St. Augustine Cathedral
    Stop: 2 minutes -
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    El Tiradito Shrine
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Mercado San Augustin
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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    Santa Cruz River Trail
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    University of Arizona
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
215 N Hoff Ave
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USAWe are located between 8th and 9th streets on Hoff Ave. Hoff is an ALLEY one block east of 4th Ave. We share a parking lot with Ermanos restaurant. The lot is small. Additional parking can usually be found along Ironhorse Park (10th st & Hoff, check signs) or the $1/hr pay lot on 9th st & 4th Ave.
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Highlights
  • Great bike tour for firsttime visitors—pass Tucson’s most popular areas
  • A guide keeps your group riding at a comfortable pace
  • Learn about the history and culture of this Arizona city as you go 
  • All equipment and bottled water included with this Tucson bike tour
What to Expect
Meet for this bike tour of Tucson at a conveniently located meeting point. Upon arrival, your guide helps fit you with a bike and helmet. Listen to a short safety instruction, and get ready to hit the streets. Your tour takes you through varied Tucson terrain, including quiet avenues and bustling university bike lanes. Hear stories about Tucson’s past and present as you go, including stories about a historical bank robbery and the city’s early Spanish settlers. Pass through Armory Park, see the Santa Cruz River, and ride across Rattlesnake Bridge. Your Tucson bike tour ends back the original meeting spot.
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Important Information
Departure Point
215 N Hoff Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA
Duration
2h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of bicycle & helmet
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Riders must be 4'8" to 6'6" tall (142-198cm). 5' and over recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martin S wrote a review Apr 2020
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Jimmy was great! He provided a fun, well-paced, informative tour of Tucson’s historic districts, neighborhoods, and points of interest. Had historic pictures with him and even sent a recap of the day’s tour. Maximum stars!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded May 7, 2020
Thanks a bunch for the review and maximum stars!
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Doug G wrote a review Mar 2020
Warsaw, Poland10 contributions7 helpful votes
A fantastic introduction to Tucson - strongly recommend! Jimmy is a great guide and communicator. Don't miss it.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded Mar 27, 2020
Thanks for the direct and positive communication in your review!
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JLL wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions4 helpful votes
Really enjoyed bike tour of Tucson. Our guide, Jimmie, was friendly and personable. The ride was easy with a single speed comfortable bike. Enjoyed the complimentary fresh empanadas at a local bakery. Fun way to discover Tucson.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded Mar 19, 2020
I'm glad you enjoyed the bike tour!
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Lynnette C wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was a fun, informative tour. Historic Tucson is a very bike friendly area with clearly marked bike lanes on all the major roads. The bike seats were comfortable and the majority of the tour was on flat roadways. We enjoyed the morning adventure, but felt the price was a bit
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded Mar 12, 2020
I'm glad you enjoyed the tour and found it fun and informative. Sounds like the tour lived up to your expectations and the pricing is transparent, so I'm not sure what I can do with the pricing feedback. I'm confident the value is there vs. other bike tours.
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TrekTeam wrote a review Mar 2020
Bozeman, Montana125 contributions38 helpful votes
My wife signed us up for the tour and I was a little hesitant at first. This was our third trip to Tucson and but found this an excellent way to see & learn about this very cool and funky part of the city. Our guide Jimmy hooked us up with very nice single speed bikes, perfect
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Jimmy B, Owner at Historic Bike Tour in Tucson
Responded Mar 12, 2020
Thanks the review . . . and the attention grabbing headline!
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About the operator

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ActiveGirl002
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Definitely Recommend to Scope Out the Area
Jimmy took myself and a couple out just as heightened awareness of the pandemic was happening. He was careful with
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daleannm2019
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Tucson bike tours
Jimmy was an EXCELLENT guide for our bike tour of Tucson!! He provided some much history that was unknown to us. Th
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bilotta2
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Family
Great fun. Easy biking, frequent stops. Knowledge about Tucson history. Convenient location. Friendly.
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Cindy F
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Great tour of Tucson
First of all I want to address the bad review I read on here: Any experience is what YOU make it. Go out, have fun,
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furgali
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Fun with a local
What a great activity to do in Tucson. Our bike guide Jimmy (owner/operator) was congenital, knowledgeable, engagin
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Jobojoanne
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Fun intro to Tucson
This is a good way to get to know the city. I felt completely safe as Jim is careful when leading the group. You
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271Till
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Amazing Tour!!
What a great tour. We went all over Tucson, learned the history of the town, saw beautiful older styled homes, saw
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TKEGEE
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Efficient Easy
My husband and I bike ride at home a lot. We try to rent when we vaca. We didn’t like the idea at first of not havi
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BerniceSeattle
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Great way to see the city
Very well organized. Pick up is easy, clear maps, good value. The bikes are comfy and just right for this path.
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Judmarqua
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Fun and learned alot!!
Jimmy was a great guide. Learned alot about Tuscon’s history. Visited neighbourhoods that were close together but
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So_where2next
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Back in the saddle!
We just rode The Loop for the first time, thanks to Tucson Bike Tours. The pickup location was convenient to the p
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Fran C
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Tucson bike tour
This was a great way to see Tucson and learn the history. Jimmy is a fabulous host and guide. He has great knowledg
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africagirl
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Great Day on the Loop
Tucson Bike's rental area near the loop worked out great for us. Bikes are in great shape, the owner was very helpf
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Donna W
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Great tour
Very informative loved riding around and discovering all the new areas. Great to do with family or friends
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Julene K
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Explore the city
Great way to explore the city! We had a great time, and highly recommend the tour. Take it early in your stay if yo
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