The best way to experience Vancouver is by bike. There are a handful of companies offering guided bike tours. Here are the top five bike tours:
- FitCity Tours & Travel
A boutique activity company that offers running, hiking and cycling tours. Fairly new to the scene, FitCity focuses on fitness centered tours of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. The healthy lifestyle is a way of life in Vancouver, from yoga to hiking to kayaking and this company celebrates the active lifestyle and gives tourists the opportunity to experience it firsthand.
- Power Pedal Tours
For those with less energy to spare, Power Pedal offers pedal-assist tours of Vancouver. The pedal-assist bikes give you a boost when you need it. Lead guide Patrick is passionate about the city. He adds a touch of humour to all of his tours.
- Into the Wild
This company offers a full-day combination tour of cycling and hiking. Riders are taken to Pitt Meadows for access to the stunning Trans Canada Trail system. The hiking portions include trails in the lush Lynn Valley.
- Cycle City Tours
Cycle City provides group rides in Vancouver. This small group tour company operates out of the center of the city, from a rental shop just off of Georgia and Hornby. Riders are given Norco bikes for their tour around the city. Tours include a Stanley Park ride, a full city ride and a brewery tour.
- Vancouver Bike Tours
The top guided cycling experience in Vancouver is Vancouver Bike Tours. With a perfect rating on TripAdvisor, Vancouver Bike Tours specializes in small group bicycle rides of Vancouver and Stanley Park.
Riders are provided Specialized Hybrids for their cycling adventure, the best rental bikes in Vancouver. Guides are all local, with excellent knowledge of the history and public art in Vancouver. Tour prices include the bike rental, water bottle and a small healthy snack for energy.
Vancouver Bike Tours specializes in private family tours. Lead guide Jeremy Catherall is a trained and certified elementary school teacher. He has been teaching from his bike seat for the last four years.
Tours start daily at 9:30 am and 2:00 pm. Private custom or family tours can be booked with a quick email to email@example.com.