Vancouver; the metropolis nestled between the beautiful North Shore Mountains and the more than 6,000 archipelagos that line the coast of British Colombia. Rain city attracts outdoor lovers year round despite its nickname. Hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking are part of this urban’s sprawls’ lifeblood. But modern Vancouver is just as well known for great food and drink, wonderfully curated museums, a pedestrianized downtown, and a relaxed way of life. Come for the weekend and you might consider staying a bit longer; it’s easy to fall in love with one of the worlds’ most livable cities.
Good to Know
Unfortunately, this tour is not a great option for kids, as all riders must be at least 16 years old.
All tours run rain or shine.
This tour departs from Cycle City Bike Shop located at 646 Hornby St., Vancouver BC, V6C 2G2.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is your cancellation policy?
We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour* Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.
How long is the ride?
This tour is 4 hours total, and about 2.5 hours of it is easy riding on bike paths. We will cover approximately 14 miles/23 kilometers.
What time should I arrive for my tour?
We ask that everyone arrives 15 minutes early to get fitted for bikes and to ensure an on-time departure. Unfortunately, we cannot wait for late arrivals.
Is water included or can I purchase some before the tour?
You can fill your water bottle or purchase water in our office before the tour begins. We have a water bottle holder on all bikes and recommend you have some on tour.
Will there be a basket on my bike or a way to carry my bag?
All of our bikes come equipped with handlebar bags that can accommodate small personal items. We recommend bringing a backpack should you wish to bring larger items along on tour.
Can I leave the tour early?
We kindly ask that once you depart with your guide, you intend on staying for the duration of the tour. The tour is about three hours long, so please plan accordingly.
Is the cost of food & drink included?
The cost of food & drink are not included, so please bring money for any purchases while on tour. Credit cards are accepted.
Is this tour appropriate for children?
Unfortunately, this tour is not a great option for kids, as all riders must be at least 16 years old. We recommend our Stanley Park Bike Tour or our Grand Vancouver Bike Tour for anyone 9 years or older.
Can I reschedule in the event of bad weather?
We intend on operating rain or shine, and we advise all guests to dress appropriately for the weather.
What kind of bikes do you have?
We use specialized pedal assist e-bikes which makes climbing hills a breeze. Pedal-assist allows you to regulate the amount of battery assistance you need. It’s a great start for someone new to e-bikes.
Am I required to wear a helmet?
Yes, British Columbia law requires that all cyclists wear helmets while riding. These are provided at no additional charge and they are sanitized before and after each use.
What are your covid restrictions?
Masks are required indoors and when appropriate social distancing cannot be maintained. We take care to sanitize all of our equipment before and after each use, and we will continue to follow local government regulations.
Can I store my luggage at your shop during the tour?
Of course! You are welcome to store bags in our office while on tour.