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Pedal or Not... Electric Bicycle - Tours

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Address: 214 Pier Ave, off Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405-5423
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Santa Monica's 1st all electric bicycle guided tour (maximum of 5 riders...

Santa Monica's 1st all electric bicycle guided tour (maximum of 5 riders per guide) along the beach thru the Venice Canals. See sights where tour buses and cars can't take you. Let the electric bikes take you further than you thought you'd go in this 2 1/2 to 3 hour adventure. Pedal...or Not.

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the best way to visit Santa Monica and surrounding areas

Visiting the Los Angeles area for first time, I greatly appreciate the formula and the way to optimize the visit of Santa Monica and surrounding areas.Easy and safe practice this... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2014
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Carqueiranne, France
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Reviewed March 19, 2014

Visiting the Los Angeles area for first time, I greatly appreciate the formula and the way to optimize the visit of Santa Monica and surrounding areas.Easy and safe practice this way to visit my really seduced. Bravo for this inedite formula Yves ( famtrip Visit California / France )

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed March 18, 2014

We absolutely loved our biking or, should I say (for some of my family members--pedal optional) trip through Santa Monica and Venice Beach! It was our first day in California and wow-what a great tour! Barb was enthusiastic and fun! What a beautiful sunny day to tour around the boardwalk. Definitely a must for anyone wanting to get exercise (or... More 

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Decatur, Michigan
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Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Our family group ranged from a 21 year old athlete to 60 year olds. Our grandaughter & son pedaled all the way while my husband, daughter in law and I kept up their pace using the electric as needed. It was absolutely amazing! Stephen was very accommodating to our group in planning the outing as well as patient & helpful... More 

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

Our group ranged with children from age 12-22. The option of pedal or power was great as our group could easily stay together. After a lesson on how to use the bikes, we were off. Barb took time to show us all the local sites. Everyone in our group enjoyed it quite a bit and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend... More 

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Petrolia, Canada
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Reviewed February 8, 2014

Excellent outing for my husband and I! The bikes are easy to use and no one knows if you are pedalling or not. There was a good balance between riding and stopping at points of interest. Our tour guide, Barb, did a great job of providing a variety of information from trivia to history. She answered all of our questions... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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Reviewed December 20, 2013

This was an EXCELLENT tour! In our 1 week in LA we took a Hollywood Tour, Paramount Studios Tour and a Dodger Stadium tour. Our last day was saved for the beach and no better way to see it than on a bike, especially one you don't have to pedal!. We got there early to find a parking spot and... More 

Thank KBlight
Mendham, New Jersey
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Reviewed December 19, 2013

We had a great day together pedaling (or not) with Barb. The sun and sights were glorious. We had such a great time, everyone was all smiles. The option to use the electric motor was a perfect way to let everyone keep the same pace as well as have energy left over to do further sightseeing. We just created our... More 

Thank Marcy K
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

After scheduling two days in CA to recover from a trip to China, my husband just wanted look at his email. I had reserved a Pedal or Not tour and afterwards he thanked me for doing so. The electric bikes were so easy and fun and a great way to see the water, beach and learn about the local celebs... More 

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Albury, Australia
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

BEST Tour I have EVER done !!!........Barb & Stephen were awesome. We booked the 9am tour and were so very very lucky to have Barb all to ourselves. It is the ultimate way to see Venice Beach and Santa Monica Beach. The electric bikes were brilliant. My husband hates anything physical and absolutely adored this tour. Pedal if you want... More 

Thank Rel014
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We booked on line before leaving home and on the recommendation of tripadvisor evaluations booked for 9 a.m. on Sunday as the beaches would be less congested at that time. We felt the $118 for two of us was well worth the experience. Before we began our tour, Barbara Wittels made sure we were at ease with the bikes and... More 

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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