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We offer guided sightseeing bicycle tours, bicycle and electric bike rental at amazing prices daily 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, April 15th to Oct 31st! Explore Ottawa's major attractions, hidden gems and historic landmarks at a comfortable pace on safe and...more
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65 Sparks St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
+1 888-667-2012
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous location and service, quality rentals at reasonable prices. Was thoroughly impressed by shop and personal friendly service was given a map of lovely scenic route to take cycling. Had an awesome bike ride, will be back! Anne-Marie

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a bike tour today with Hans, which was very informative and across a largely level terrain. We covered all the major sites of Ottawa and it appealed to all four of us including two teenage children, I have no problem in recommending this...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great service! Right from my inquiries before our trip and week long bike rental, this company was super to deal with! Loved the hybrid bikes my husband and I rented - great way to see the sites of Ottawa without the hassle of car congestion...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a gem of a tour of Ottawa. We all loved it. The variety of sites was appreciated. Our guide Sparky has great energy and kept us safe and having a lot of fun. Absolutely recommend this tour.

1  Thank GMOT95
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maria, the owner who sorted my booking issue smoothly. The tour guide Sparky was very knowledgeable, friendly, I had a great 3 hours trip with the group. The bike quality was good, clean and no issue during my trip. Would definitely go back for another...More

Thank Shiming F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed this tour with our kids, aged 13 and 15. We were only in town for a couple of days, so we were looking for a way to learn about the city with an experienced guide. This fit the bill perfectly....More

Thank klumhe1
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear the Klumhes, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so happy that our tour and bikes were up to your expectations and we proved to be teenager-approved too! Maria :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A+ Bike tour. I am looking forward to bringing my friends next time. Maria has excellent customer service skills and is a dedicated owner. Sparky was my tour guide and she absolutely loves her job and does it super well. I'm very happy to have...More

Thank Nour K
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks Nour! Your were a spirited guest and we enjoyed hosting you! Looking forward to seeing you again! Maria :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dick Louch was a FANTASTIC tour guide! Our family of 4 from PA toured with another family of 4 from VA that also happened to book the same tour and had a great time, despite the unusually hot (94 deg F) weather. Dick did a...More

Thank Jonathan S
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jonathan, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are very pleased to hear that Dick yet again offered an excellent tour and all your family members enjoyed your experience with us. Maria :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucy, our guide, was wonderful. She was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. It was a great 2 hour ride. Not difficult but enough to feel like you had done something. The tour was a great over view of the main areas of Old Ottawa. Our teenage...More

Thank tr0schke
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! Happy to hear you you enjoyed our wonderful Lucie's tour! And hope your son's competition was a success! We look forward to seeing you next time for a longer ride then! Maria :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the 5 hour bike tour was a great way to see Ottawa and get some exercise as well. we were a group of two so the pace was perfect for us. The pace and the distance are very doable (we both have ridden bikes...More

Thank Lauren/Brian R
Maria r, Owner at Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lauren and Brian, Many thanks for your beautiful review! We enjoyed hosting you and are very happy to hear how pleased you were with your experience with us! Maria :)

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Alexander V
28 July 2017|
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Response from Maria r | Property representative |
Great answer by Famillehamilton! I would recommend looking at Ottawa Tourism website for winter activities and checking the Ottawa airport site for transportation options. December generally is not a good time to travel to... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from Maria r | Property representative |
Yes, you could do that. It is easier to bike from our location to sir John A Macdonald parkway or any other pathway in Ottawa. We are at a very central location and at the intersection of many bicycle paths in Ottawa.
3 August 2016|
Response from Maria r | Property representative |
It is mandatory for anyone under 18 to wear helmet. For adults over 18, if they choose not to wear it we will ask them to write and sign a note in our waiver form indicating that they chose not to wear helmet though it was... More