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Light Street Cycles

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Great afternoon!

First time in Baltimore; the waterfront tour gave us a great overview of the Inner Harbor. Penny... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Keith C
Perfect bike ride to see Baltimore

Penny was an excellent guide and provided a safe and very relaxing biking experience. She adapted... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
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We are a full-service bicycle store that includes bicycle rentals, bike trailer rentals, electric bike rentals, and guided bicycle/electric bicycle tours. Choose from our scheduled tours or request a customized tour!
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1124 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230-4105
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

First time in Baltimore; the waterfront tour gave us a great overview of the Inner Harbor. Penny accommodated us with an afternoon tour as we were only in town for a couple days; we really appreciated her doing so. I used the electric bike; my...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks so much. You guys were really fun to be with. I hope you were able to enjoy more of the city afterwards...as you can tell by the tour, we have lots to see and experience. Sorry about the heat...that all has changed as the...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Penny was an excellent guide and provided a safe and very relaxing biking experience. She adapted the tour to meet our small group needs. We saw various neighborhoods you cannot see with a car, parks, farmer market, Edgar Allen Poe grave, babe Ruth home, Orioles,...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

2 years ago we started with a bike tour that was led by Penny. The hybrid cycles were in top shape and she cared to see that everyone was comfortable. Her route in the city was very safe. The tour was geared to accommodate everyone...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Judy...Thank you! So glad to hear you had a good time in Baltimore. There is much to see and it's easiest by bike. Baltimore City and the people are the stars of the tours, I just facilitate. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

What a great way to see and learn about the city. Penny took my husband and I and our 2 teenage sons on the Southwest Tour (B&O Tour). We covered a lot of ground but never felt rushed or worried riding on the city streets....More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you very much for the review. I was thrilled that your son had so much admiration for Baltimore-born Babe Ruth, and I LOVE talking baseball. Your family was great fun to be with, and I certainly enjoyed our tour together. Hope the summer has...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018

Taking this ride not only gave us great exercise but a new perspective on Baltimore! Penny was a fabulous tour guide and this bike tour was one of the highlights of our visit.

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour. There are many layers to this city, and so much history. It means a lot to me that it gave you a new perspective.

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

I don’t typically write reviews, but I wanted to share the great time my wife and I had with Penny on our tour around Baltimore. We only had a few hours to see the city, and Penny did a great job of making sure we...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Wow...thanks so much. I especially appreciate that you took the time when you do not habitually write reviews. I hope you return some day...there is so much more I would want to show you, and you were both fun ride companions.

Reviewed May 6, 2018

I booked a tour of Baltimore with Penney about a week before I arrived. When I got to Light Cycles, my bike was ready for me; it was a very new hybrid that was a perfect fit for me and a very reasonable price. Trevor...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Trevor is thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your tour, and we will remember that Vaccaro's has such an outstanding mochachino! It is valuable info for our future tour guests. I know Trevor had a great time showing you around, so thank YOU for...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Trevor was a great guide, and what a fun couple of hours touring neighborhoods, seeing unique Baltimore landmarks and stopping the bike and taking in the view at Fort McHenry. That is the birthplace of our Star Spangled Banner, and seeing and hearing the story...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

My husband and two grown-up sons had only one day in Baltimore, but were able to cover everything from the top of Federal Hill to Fort McHenry to City Hall and the beautiful harborfront. The bikes were comfortable, our guide Penny was funny and smart...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thanks so much, Margo. You know, I might have had more fun giving the tour than you had taking the tour. I LOVED talking about scenes from The Wire and it was a joy getting to know your family. I hope you had a nice...More

Reviewed October 27, 2017

I was in town for a conference and wanted to rent a road bike for a day. Light Street Cycles was the closest shop to Inner Harbor area. That was convenient for me. However, I was lucky to have chosen LSC as the staff were...More

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Penny T, Owner at Light Street Cycles, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thanks for that fantastic review! I especially loved your bit about the Maryland Ave Cycletrack. I forwarded on to be shown to the City's administration so that they can see how important bicycle infrastructure is to tourism. Hope to see you again.

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DonS2748
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Penny T | Property representative |
I have taken as many as 25 people at a time. I just took out 22 people yesterday. The more notice the better, but sometimes I can get things together quickly. Whatever size the group, I would need a list of names and... More
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Fredflo39
March 2, 2017|
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Ouch! I just saw this. This site does not allow me to include web links, so just click on the name of the business and it should take you to the web site.
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Kristene F
July 29, 2016|
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I'm so sorry! I did not see this until now. We are open and can provide you with rentals or even a tour if you come now. Penny
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