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Essential Portland Bike Tour

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Explore Portland Oregon! This signature bike tour is an ideal introduction to the City of Roses. Visit historic Old Town, pedal the Waterfront Esplanade, cruise the Green Park Block corridors and explore the Pearl District with our experienced guides and comfortable rides.

Important - 
• Minimum age is 10 years
• Minimum height of 4'11" to participate
Highlights
  • Get off the tourist path and experience Portland like a local on this guided bike tour
  • Enjoy a bit of exercise while you see city attractions up close
  • Avoid city traffic and cycle through Old Town, China Town, and past the Willamette River
  • Hassle-free bike, helmet, and rain gear rentals are included 
What to Expect
Your tour starts downtown, where you meet your guide and select your bike. Then, pedal through China Town to Tom McCall Waterfront Park and stop at the Japanese American Historical Plaza, where you can learn about Portland's history and appreciate views of the city. Next, see Portland's green spaces and towering trees as you cruise along the city's bike-friendly Greenways (designated bike boulevards), past viewpoints overlooking the city skyline.   Then cycle through South Park Blocks, a green corridor in the heart of the city, to appreciate the area's creative urban design and learn about the future of Portland's community spaces.  Complete your tour with a visit to the Pearl District, a foodie neighborhood full of craft breweries and different types of restaurants. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
117 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Bike and helmet
  • Rain gear (if raining)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Minimum height of 4'11" to participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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My husband, eldest son, and I were visiting Portland for the holidays. My son bikes all the time, so wanted to take a bike tour of Portland. I chose tthe Downtown Portland tour from the many available and was not disappoint. The tour ended up being just the three of us. Our
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Went to do a bike tour with my wife, Sam was incredibly informative and the pace was easy going and easy to take in all the details he was presenting to us. It was raining pretty hard the whole day, so rain gear was provided for us as well which was immensely appreciated. If
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I enjoy biking tours in most major cities. But Portland is a very bike oriented city, so a bike tour is a priority. The company maintains their bikes well and the tour guide did a great job. The ride was physically easy and covered a reasonable amount of downtown highlights.
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I'm an avid urban cyclist and, while this wasn't a super athletic ride, the route and commentary made for a really enjoyable time. This absolutely feels like the way to explore Portland. They were kind enough to indulge my singlespeed fetish on an otherwise geared-bike tour,
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Response from Evan R, Manager at Essential Portland Bike Tour
Responded 7 Nov 2019
Thanks for the review! Happy that you enjoyed the tour, and glad to hear that we were able to set you up on your preferred bike! -Sam
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This tour was just way too slow for me and my adult daughter. We did it on a Saturday and there was so much time waiting for others that lagged behind. I get that this isn't probably a tour for an avid bicyclist, but maybe they should consider different levels. This tour
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Response from Evan R, Manager at Essential Portland Bike Tour
Responded 11 Nov 2019
Hi Marie, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and joining us on the Essential Portland Bike Tour. Here at Cycle Portland we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver tours to people of all biking abilities. On our website we outline all the locations we visit as well as provide descriptions of the tours. When our participants sign up for, “7-8 Miles easy paced riding with multiple stops providing insight and info into Portland’s vibrant culture,” that’s exactly what they get! Although it would be great to curate tours toward the needs and abilities of each individual rider, it’s important that we make sure everybody biking feels safe and secure. Cycle Portland staff encourage folks to ask questions throughout tours to provide participants with as much information as possible. The best way to enjoy a ride to your specifications is to create one yourself. We encourage visitors to rent bikes to take in the city at their own pace. Rentals include maps of the city and directions. Our 5 star rated staff here love to share recommendations to help guests make the most of their experience. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We actively work to improve based on your feedback, and appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we can do better. Jesse
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Lois P
Georgetown, Texas
83
Great Tour - Thank you, Jamie
My husband, eldest son, and I were visiting Portland for the holidays. My son bikes all the time, so wanted to
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Aaron L
10
Wonderful Tour
Went to do a bike tour with my wife, Sam was incredibly informative and the pace was easy going and easy to take
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Sam P
10
Sauve Island lollipop.
good group of experienced cyclist running the show there. Got me set up and rolling in about 10 minutes.
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Dan_from_SoCal
Pau, France
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You must tour a bike city by bike
I enjoy biking tours in most major cities. But Portland is a very bike oriented city, so a bike tour is a
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Justin C
San Jose, California
40
Informative and Nicely Balanced Ride
I'm an avid urban cyclist and, while this wasn't a super athletic ride, the route and commentary made for a really
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emcfee
2331
Maybe Okay for People that Don't Bike Much
This tour was just way too slow for me and my adult daughter. We did it on a Saturday and there was so much time
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Vacation400599
50
Tour a little
I enjoyed the 2 hour bike tour. It was nice to see some part of Portland city and hear some history. Our guide Sam
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Aileen S
20
Great Bicycle Tour of the City
Ben was a great guide. He gave us so much wonderful information about Portland; its urban planning and landscape,
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Steve Z
Malvern, Pennsylvania
20
The Best Way to Meet Portland Face to Face
Ben was a fun and personable tour guide who showed us around Portland on our bikes. The bikes from Cycle PDX are
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meyerk382
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
41
Great Bike Rental Spot!
My boyfriend and I rented bikes for just a bit a few Saturdays ago. He was in town for the Portland marathon and
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