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About Bike the Big Apple
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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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We opted for the East Side/West Side tour to see parts of the city we haven’t visited before and we were not disappointed. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the area, which included several local food stops along the way. He ensured our safety throughout...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

That is my second time and I'm still loving this tours ! Guides are nice and funny and share their own New-York as well as historical informations. They take an interest in who we are and manage to create a warm group dynamic in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

We had a great day out today with our tour leader Richard. He was very knowledgeable and bought the whole area to life. It was fascinating going through Central Park and being shown sights which we would have otherwise missed. Refreshment stops were also places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wiggy2013
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

My 4th with BTBA and again another highlight of our visit to NYC. Marc provided an entertaining, historical, culinary and sing along success on two wheels. Highly recommended for all types- singles, couples, families.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Would really recommend the brooklyn bridge bike tour and particularly at night. The bridge is quieter and the views over the lit manhattan skyline are fabulous. The guide was really knowledgeable and it was one of the highlights of our trip. It is a slightly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to do this tour when one of the avenues was close so we cycled up to central station. Johanus was great and although you do cycle in traffic with some unusual manoeuvres it was always safe. The pub lunch stop is ok...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We booked today a tour with Marc. It was s very warm day, but still ok. This full day was well organised and Marc was well informed. He was telling the stories on an pleasant way. We were with 11 bikers, so Marc got assistence...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pierre S
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Bronx tour was very interesting. Also, much more beautiful and historic than expected. Great tour. Marc the guide was exceptional...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tony D
Reviewed August 4, 2018

2nd bike tour with Bike the Big Apple. We appreciate the safety provided with two guides, small groups and quality bikes they provide. Sunday morning ride in Central Park and then through the streets of Harlem. Amazing! Mark and Henry were a blast as our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarrieC101
Reviewed July 25, 2018

When you plan your trip for a couple of days in New York City, include the bike tour Secret streets with Bike the Big Apple in your plan. We already had taken notice of the good reviews on Trip Advisor and after we finished our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from ccsfamily | Reviewed this property |
There were not any children on our bike ride through Central Park and Harlem. However, I would email the bike tour and ask them directly to see if they could accommodate you. The bike tour is offered rain or shine and we... More
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March 8, 2018|
Response from BikeTheBigApple | Property representative |
Sure! You will get a $10 discount. Just book on the website, and then send us an email, and we will adjust the price.
July 6, 2016|
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Response from 811mirandal | 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 !