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North 48 Bicycles

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About North 48 Bicycles
North 48 Bicycles offers unforgettable guided bicycle tours in the Victoria BC region. Our rides range from Easy to Epic, and we cater to all manner of road cyclists from beginner to expert. Our groups are small (8-10 riders), and are led by experienced, knowledgeable guides. Our daily tours are all-inclusive, including bike, helmet, pre-ride coffee and snacks. Our bike fleet is from the world
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North 48 Bicycles offers unforgettable guided bicycle tours in the Victoria BC region. Our rides range from Easy to Epic, and we cater to all manner of road cyclists from beginner to expert. Our groups are small (6-8 riders), and are led by experienced, knowledgeable guides. Our daily tours are all-inclusive, including bike, helmet, pre-ride coffee and snacks. Our bike fleet is from the world-renowned Colnago brand, and we offer the endurance-oriented CX Zero in aluminum (including women-specific geometries), as well as the race-oriented AC-R in full carbon. We start and end in historic Market Square, returning in time for a late lunch allowing you the rest of the day to enjoy Victoria. We have teamed up with other great Victoria companies to offer a full west coast experience.
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Reviewed August 31, 2019

I had a great day cycling the Munn Road Route with David from North 48 Cycles. He was so accommodating and the whole day was fantastic. The views were amazing and a mix of ocean road and inland cycling. The quality of bike was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sophie T
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Just completed an amazing 3 days of cycling around the Saanich peninsula with David Ley. This area is cycling heaven and David couldn’t be a better host, guide and cheerleader as we traversed this beautiful countryside. The Colnago bikes were perfect for the many hills...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank William K
north48bikes, Owner at North 48 Bicycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Bill, I'm glad you enjoyed your time riding here. We did some of my favourite routes and it was great to meet you and Anne. Hope to see you back again, and I'll pass on your comments to my neighbours!

Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

Great choice of bikes and super quality. Service with a smile and super helpful route recommendations. Definitely use them again!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ravi71
north48bikes, Owner at North 48 Bicycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Ravi - glad you enjoyed the rentals. Hope the rest of your trip was fun.

Reviewed July 20, 2019

Had an assume time completing an 80 km ride with David. I have been competing in triathlons for several years and David was able to give me some helpful instructions on how to help turning when going downhill. From Michigan I don't get to practice...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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north48bikes, Owner at North 48 Bicycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Robert, I'm glad you enjoyed the ride - Sooke is one of my favourites, for sure. Happy to help on the instruction, and hope to see you for another ride. David

Reviewed July 16, 2019

My husband and I were joined by two great guys, Greg from Calgary and Tye from Victoria along with our guide David. The high quality bike rentals were carefully fitted and we headed off to Sooke along a mixture of trails and quiet roads. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CycleChic20
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

We had such a fun day biking with David! There is no way a tourist could have created the itinerary we followed. We saw coastline, forests, horse farms and blueberry farms. A snack and coffee stop at a delicious local spot was greatly appreciated by...More

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north48bikes, Owner at North 48 Bicycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Hi Nancy, Thanks for the review and I'm so glad you enjoyed the ride. There is certaonly a lot to take in on the Saanich Peninsula. Hope to see you back again. David

Reviewed July 14, 2019

Our family recently did the Victoria Highlight Tour because we only had a short time to spend in Victoria. Our guide, Lise, did an amazing job of leading us around the city and provided facts and interesting info throughout the ride. From start to finish...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Veronica B
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

We did the VictoriaHighlight City Tour to orientate ourselves on day one. Our guide was Lise, a delightful lady with a wealth of local knowledge, & this proved a morning well spent. A gentle cruise around the impressive Harbour, CBD, the coastline& the parks. Friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank David P
Reviewed June 14, 2019

I highly recommend 48 North Bicycles if you are interested in longer more adventurous cycling on Victoria Island. David Ley, the owner, who is a great guy, has an excellent fleet of high end bikes, and tries his best to custom fit these ahead of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda K
north48bikes, Owner at North 48 Bicycles, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Linda I'm so glad you enjoyed your time here. It was great to meet you and look forward to seeing you again.9

Reviewed June 13, 2019

David guided our party of four through two beautiful days of riding through Sooke and the Peninsula. The bikes were great and David took great care to fit them well, and his knowledge of the countryside made for an inspiring take on the countryside. Plus,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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