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Bike the Big Apple

New York City, NY 10065
+1 347-878-9809
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Great way to spend a day in NYC

We had 4 days in NYC and figured walking for 4 days would be exhausting so decided to look up the... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2012
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We had a great day!

We did this tour on a very hot day at the end of May. We thought it would be too hot to ride for 7... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2012
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Not all bike tours are created equal. Since 2001, the expert, experienced, professional guides of Bike the Big Apple have been safely taking guests far off the "beaten path" - in all 5 boroughs! With us, you will venture into real ethnic neighborhoods, and experience what life is like beyond the skyscrapers. In fact, we are quite proud to still be the only company to do bike tours of our beloved Bronx - seldom seen by visitors to the city.Why take a bike tour? Walking tours are severely limited in the distance they can travel; you are either going to visit a very small area of the city, or spend half of your day underground. Bus tours can cover plenty, but you are completely removed from the neighborhoods by glass. On bike, you can cover much and still get a real "feel" for the neighborhoods we take you to.Come ride with us!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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New York City, NY 10065
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

We had 4 days in NYC and figured walking for 4 days would be exhausting so decided to look up the possibility of a bike tour. We have been on bike tours in Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam, all a little different but wonderful, as was...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2012

We did this tour on a very hot day at the end of May. We thought it would be too hot to ride for 7 hours, but we had so much fun we forgot about the heat and just enjoyed! Our guides Richard and Ray...More

Thank Federica43
Reviewed June 2, 2012

I did this tour as a challenge for my 40th birthday. When I read about it I found it different! It was incredibly awesome! At the beggining I was a little bit scare because there had been more than 20 years since I last ride,...More

Thank WaleskaO
Reviewed May 30, 2012

My 3 girlfriends and I traveled last month to NYC to celebrate a 50th birthday. We were looking for some different activities to mark the milestone. We laughingly all agreed to do this but thought, What??? Ride in NYC? As it turns out...it was unanimously...More

Thank sharberm
Reviewed May 30, 2012

As we rolled down 125th St in Harlem cruising past cars and trucks, a member of the tour looked at me with a huge grin on his face and said,"this is impossibly awesome!". He was right, of course, there was simply no better way to...More

Thank Noriel W
Reviewed May 28, 2012

My mom and I recently travelled to NY. It was a first visit for her and a return trip for me. So we definitely wanted to see the sites, but also be able to see things a bit differently. So after some internet searching we...More

Thank loveslifeandsunshine
Reviewed May 22, 2012

We recently visited New York again. We always do something different. This time it was Bike The Big Apple. This is a must do. Jesse and his team are the best. The bikes were were good. You felt taken care of and safe. The sites...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed May 22, 2012

I had a wonderful time spending a Saturday morning and early afternoon biking with a group of 6 guests and 2 guides through Upper Manhattan! The tour guides were awesome and were extremely knowledgable. They did a great job giving just the right amount of...More

Thank MattS2345
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Visited New York end March 2012 with two friends. We did the bike ride that included going into Brooklyn via the Williamsburg Bridge and eventually travelling back to Manhatton over the Brooklyn Bridge which was a fantastic experience. We were quite lucky as there ended...More

Thank sharon c
Reviewed May 17, 2012

It took us almost 6 hours we discovered and learned alot, our guide jesse was truly amazing we enjoyed his company felt really confident around him, he gave us great tips about the big apple made us seen the city from a different view, it...More

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Response from miranda l | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website and choose which tour you want to do. It's very easy. We were also in touch with them by email. Very helpful and accommodating people. Enjoy the ride - it's fun !
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Response from glenda/john | Reviewed this property |
Bike the Big Apple is bicycle trip to various New York attractions. You have a guide with you who provides interesting insights to the places that you visit. No swimming pools, heated or not, are included. John Manfield
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