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Noble Invention Bike Touring

1049 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Ride the GAP

We had a great trip. The weather didn't cooperate but the trail was fun and challenging. The pacing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy D
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Family GAP trip! AMAZING!

I wanted to surprise my husband with a trip to bike the GAP for his 40th birthday. Working with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gilda A
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Noble Invention Bike Touring (formerly Bike the GAP) offers self-guided bike tours of the Great Allegheny Passage, the C&O Canal Towpath, the Katy Trail, and across central Florida. We offer several package lengths from 4-7+ days and can also customize trips.
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1049 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great trip. The weather didn't cooperate but the trail was fun and challenging. The pacing between the bed-and-breakfast was perfect. The towns along the way are towns of the past. Do not ask for coffee with Stevia and almond milk. BYO dietary...More

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed the trail and good feedback for future riders. Thank you!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to surprise my husband with a trip to bike the GAP for his 40th birthday. Working with Sara made everything so easy! I told her our expectations and that we would be biking with our two boys 7 & 9. She planned the...More

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We were happy to be a part of this great family adventure!:)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding the GAP and the C&O was a long time goal of ours that presented some logistical difficulties that were easily resolved when we engaged the services of Noble Invention (aka Bike-The-Gap). They arranged our accommodations and provided suggestions for places to eat and get...More

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate the kind words and recommendation. The GAP, C&O, and KATY are three of the best long distance bike trails in the country!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Noble Invention handled every detail of our 300+ mile ride from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. The bikes were perfect, especially on rugged sections of trail. Accommodations were all good and we especially loved the B&B’s and inn keepers who welcomed us even when covered in...More

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Glad you were able to see the trails and take time to enjoy the sights. These are good tips:)

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

We used Noble Invention Bike Touring to coordinate this 4-day, 3 night ride along The Great Allegheny Passageway from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD. They arranged accommodations, moving luggage to each stay and a shuttle back to Pittsburgh. Logistics were flawless! I would recommend them to...More

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind recommendation - it was a pleasure to plan your trip!

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Bike the gap now Nobel intention bike tours both Sarah and Kelley make it a seamless experience. More premium than scheduling yourself but worth their experience and recommendations. Would recommend.

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SaraPgh, Owner at Noble Invention Bike Touring, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

We're so happy your enjoyed your trip and our planning services. Thank you so much for the kind recommendation!

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We have taken 2 trips arranged by Bike the GAP. Both were very well coordinated. 1st was riding Maryland to Pgh. This latest trip was The Best of Coast to Coast Connector in Florida. Sara does a great job letting you know what to expect....More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Bike the Gap does an excellent job of planning itineraries, giving salient information about the Allegheny Passage, and arranging top notch accommodation and equipment. On top of that, they are a great value! The team is a powerful combination of professional and personable. Thanks for...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Bike the Gap did an excellent job of providing logistics and support during our 9 day trip. If we had a question from the trail, we got a quick response from Kelley or Sarah in the office. We recommend the 9 day trip because there...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

BTG handles all the logistics of riding GAP & C&O canal trip. Accommodations & food were outstanding. Innkeepers have indicated that BTG staff are the only outfitters to have vetted their premises. Total ride distance was 381 miles.

Thank Steven S
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