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“The most amazing day”

Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours
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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito Bike Tour
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Owner description: Bay City Bike, a 15 year veteran in the bike rental & tour industry, is the only authentic San Francisco Bike Rental and Tour Company with local expertise. Self-Guided, Daily Guided & Customized Group Tours! We feature a fleet of 1,000+ bicycles; from standard Comfort Hybrids, Performance Bikes & Tandems to Electric, Kids & Road Bikes, we give you the option to experience SF like a true native. Indulge in the road less traveled and the exciting "underground" routes through this spectacular city as you partake in a Self-Guided or Daily Guided Tour. 4 Prime Locations in the Fisherman’s Wharf!
Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and I hired 2 mountain bikes and set off on our self guided ride over the Golden Gate Bridge. WE had the most amazing day. The weather was perfect. We took our time, and took in the sights along the way stopping for many photo opportunities. The bridge itself is an amazing structure and there are some fantastic views to take in. We ended up riding all the way into Saustolito and had lunch. We then jumped on the ferry (which is included in your bike hire if you request it), and ended up back at the Wharf. During this time, the Government Shutdown was in effect and Alcatraz was closed, so the captain sailed passed Alcatraz nice and slowly so that we could all get some photos and take in the sights. This is a ride i won't forget in a hurry and can tick it off my bucket list.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

We had a blast renting bikes from Bay City and riding along the Golden Gate bridge (self-guided tour to Sausalito). Their staff are very helpful in getting you started, providing directions and landmarks before sending you off to enjoy your ride. We booked a reservation online in advance - but there are so many bike rental companies in Fisherman's Wharf that you really don't need to.

On the ride to Sausalito, there are well-marked bike paths all the way there. Lovely scenery and lots of lookout spots to take pictures. There are lots of tourists doing the same (but also a lot of locals "training for the Tour de France" who get annoyed!).

Once we were at the Golden Gate Bridge, for the most part the bike path was easy to navigate. There are a few spots where it narrows, so somewhat awkward when you have Lance Armstrong flying at you. Lots of hills along the way - depending on your comfort level, many walk up the hills - take your time and enjoy the lovely scenery!

In Sausalito, there is plenty of bike parking. We stopped to have lunch, and then took the ferry back to Pier 39.

Such a fun day - I'd recommend it to anyone! Biking is a great way to explore SF :)

Thank Aymie R
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Pass across the Golden Gate Bridge by Bike is one of the things you must do if you step in San Francisco by tourism.
You'll see an amazing landscape whom makes worth the rent of the bike.
Don't let to go straight to Sausalito after cross the bridge. It's a cozy and fancy city and there is the ferry back to San Francisco. Another beautful landscapes shall be shown to you again by it.

Thank digomoraes
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

I brought in my company as an incentive group to ride with a guide. We cycled through the outskirts of the city to the Golden Gate Bridge which was spectacular! The guide was perfect, stopping at different spots for photos and telling us stories that made us laugh and learn. Our group was 30 people - no small task - but the staff was organized, kind, well rehearsed and kept us together through the entire tour! Go with this company for your business tours - great way to bond with your colleagues and see San Francisco!

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We had great fun with Robert. He was a fantastic guide and made the our really interesting. Our two boys (12 and 8) loved it! Highly recommended.
We went to Fish restaurant in Sausalito - amazing sea food!

1  Thank Mark H
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