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Bike the Big Apple

New York City, NY 10065
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Great tour

Did the East side/west side tour today. It was really great. We saw parts of the city we wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2702Alison
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Unbelievable tour of lower Manhattan

Marc is a gem, and a mensch. This was the highlight of our vacation- and that’s despite frigid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joshua_L-G
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Palo Alto, California
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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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New York City, NY 10065
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the East side/west side tour today. It was really great. We saw parts of the city we wouldn't normally visit. the tour guide, Mark, was great at explaining about the history of the areas and the develop of NY as it is today. He...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marc is a gem, and a mensch. This was the highlight of our vacation- and that’s despite frigid temperatures, wind chill and waking up two teenage daughters early in the morning for a full day of sight seeing! Marc had a great sense of humor,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our fourth tour with Big the Big Apple and it was great again. We did Brooklyn and Williamsburg starting in Manhattan. Bigs were perfect, guide was great it was only so cold.... Learned a lot and it goes at a very relaxed pace....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mark took us to very interesting places in the Bronx: the street art, Little Italy, the library at Bronx Community College. The best way to explore NYC burroughs is by bike. It makes you feel part of the place. The Bronx feels like a passionate...More

Thank Jeroen S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Mark for this great day trip through some very nice places we probably wouldn't have seen. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Mark and Lewis were excellent tour guides. We choose the Downtown tour on a Tuesday, excellent way to explore downtown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Brooklyn and Manhattan bridge, Brooklyn etc. We stopped frequently for Mark to share interesting information. We learned a lot! Stopped half way...More

Thank Wilma22
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Coming from the sleepy little town of Vancouver BC with its wide barricaded bike lanes I couldn't imagine riding in Manhattan. Well it turns out, you can! But if you want to get warmed up take a Big Apple tour. Ours was off the beaten...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

After biking with Marc in June, on the Bronx tour, I returned last week and cycled wirh him and a group of very international people, around Queens and Brooklyn on a tour called The Old Country. Marc again was a superb host! Humorous and knowledgeable...More

Thank SarahlovesNYC
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Following a recommendation from friends, we booked a tour around lower manhattan, financial district and Brooklyn heights. We had an amazing day with our guide mark who shared with us lots of interesting info that you will not find in any guide. Plus, he makes...More

Thank Bodschut
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed a fabulous day cycling around downtown NYC with Marc and Lewis. Starting in Union Square we cycled on 5th Ave (briefly), along Hudson River cycle path, World Trade Centre, Financial District, over the Brooklyn Bridge with spectacular views then returned via the Manhattan...More

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NoraOxfordshire
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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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Alan L
9 March 2018|
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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.
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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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