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Address: 48 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1832
Phone Number: +1 800-526-8615
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We visited Bar Harbour just at the end of the season so sadly missed out on sea kayaking. One of our other must does was a cycling trip & Emma was so helpful. The bikes were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Wildchild121055
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited Bar Harbour just at the end of the season so sadly missed out on sea kayaking. One of our other must does was a cycling trip & Emma was so helpful. The bikes were comfortable & well maintained & she gave us good tips for the ride including where to buy lunch. Morning Glory make awesome sandwiches!! We... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped in Bar Harbor on our cruise into Canada. I had called ahead a reserved bikes and helmets. It was a very short walk from the dock to the bike shop. Checked in, picked out a bike and helmet and we were on our way quickly. It is approximately 3 blocks to the town square where you and your... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Renting a bike for the carriage roads of Acadia is a must do in Bar Harbor. The staff was very friendly upon rental. They gave us great tips for our ride. All was well until my bike seat became terribly loose during the ride (around mile 14 of 20). The rest of the ride was very challenging. When I returned... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I rented bikes for the Acadia carriage roads, it was a fun and memorable outing. The staff was helpful, bike selection was good, and overall value was excellent. I definitely recommend this if you are in the area.

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Decatur, Georgia
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301 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My title tells it all - I called from Atlanta to reserve two bikes for a full day for use during our port-of-all cruise ship visit to Bar Harbor. We arrived and were in and out within about 15 minutes. The young lady who checked us out was friendly and personable. Felicia, the shuttle driver, was a delight - friendly... More 

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Glenn T, Owner at Acadia Bike, responded to this review

Glad you had a nice experience with our company and enjoyed your day on the carriage roads. We stress quick service, so sorry you had to wait a bit at the end, and we will review that with all staffers. We hope to see you again. More 

Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped by here in late afternoon to book reservations for following day. One of the guys in the service office said no reservations would be necessary for us the following day bust suggested we come early to avoid the crowds. He also recommended that since we were very novice bike riders that we take the free shuttle to the carriage... More 

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Glenn T, Owner at Acadia Bike, responded to this review

Biking on the carriage roads is an awesome experience and we're glad it worked out for you and that you enjoyed the riding and lunch at Jordan Pond House. More 

Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Acadia Bike has the process of getting you biking in Acadia down to a science! We were in and out of the shop in less than 15 minutes and on the Island Express bike transport van! The store offers three different bike options - mountain bike, comfort and hybrid. We took 2 mountain and 2 comfort, and all four were... More 

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1 Thank dgivand
Glenn T, Owner at Acadia Bike, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, and we are glad you enjoyed your day in Acadia. We do our best to get people in and out of our shop quickly. We take pride in so many people coming back after a happy day. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We rented bikes for a family of 4, to bike in Acadia National Park. Their location is convenient, very close to the village green, where you can take the bike express shuttle offered by the park. The bikes were in good condition and appropriately sized for everyone in the family, including our 9 year and 10 year old kids. We... More 

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Glenn T, Owner at Acadia Bike, responded to this review

That's what we like to hear. Most people are surprised by our reasonable prices, and we try our best to service every customer with care. We're glad you had a great day. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We rented five bikes to bike the carriage trails at Acadia NP. The bikes were not awful, and the gal checking us out did a good job adjusting them for each rider, but the shifters didn’t work very well on a couple of them. No biggie. What was a biggie was that a half-hour into our ride, the handlebars on... More 

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7 Thank Jim A
Glenn T, Owner at Acadia Bike, responded to this review

We try really, really hard to satisfy every customer and to go out of our way to work with people who might have a problem while out biking. Unfortunately, this gentleman just couldn’t be satisfied. The handlebars did not come loose; the girl mistakenly turned them 180 degrees, and of course they would not work like that. It was raining... More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We called in without prior notice and were on the road in twenty minutes. Staff were good and got us the right size bikes. Bikes were good condition. We were out about three and an half hours so got a bit of a refund as we came back in under four hours.

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