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Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses

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Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses

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icon3 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

See Portland like a local—by bicycle—with this guided tour. Your guide will take you on an eight- to 11-mile ride through town, past beautiful neighborhoods filled with flowers and across the river via the pedestrian- and bicycle-only Tilikum Bridge towards downtown, with a stop at a local donut shop for some sugary fuel along the way.
  • A local guide will show you around town
  • Bicycles and helmet rentals are included
  • Bottled water will be provided
  • Group sizes capped at 15 travelers for a personalized experience
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833 SE Main St , 833 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Our shop is #121, in the breezeway of the silver and red building. If you're having trouble finding us, walk north on SE 9th Avenue from Main Street and look to your left! If you're looking for parking, you can find limited street parking and paid lots at 7th and Madison and 10th and Madison Streets

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Around Portland Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses.
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What is the social distancing policy during Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Bike Around Portland: Bridges, Neighborhoods, Poetry and Roses.

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  • "I would recommend this tour for anyone who is looking for a great inexpensive and fun tour around the city." See review

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star-5
Great bike tour around Portland
jhorwitz18
, Aug 2022
Dustin was a great tour guide! We enjoyed our bike ride around Portland. It’s a great way to see many parts of the city.
star-5
Tour was very fun,...
Kathleen_M
, Aug 2022
Tour was very fun, informative and so much of Portland was seen! It was well run and our guide Brian did a great job.
star-5
Great morning
Claudine_R
, Jul 2022
Well guided by Bryan Excellent way to start a trip to portland Interesting historical facts, and fun facts
star-5
A fantastic way to spend a few hours.
heidi_s
, Jul 2022
This was a great way to see a small slice of Portland and hear a bit about the history. The bikes were comfortable and the route was not difficult at all. Dylan was informative and helpful.
star-5
Fun and healthy!
Todd_C
, Jul 2022
Super fun way to explore Portland and learn some interesting history along the way! The bikes are in good shape and easy to navigate.
star-4
Bike and smell the roses
Birgit_S
, Jul 2022
We saw and learned about places during the bike tour we probably wouldn’t have on our own. The tour guides were nice and knowledgeable. However, we thought there were too many stops and not enough biking.
star-5
Great way to spend an afternoon
sheilagart
, Jul 2022
Ana did a great job of showing us around Portland. Definitely saw areas we had not visited on our own.
star-5
Portland City Tour
Tim_M
, Jun 2022
Great way to explore the city and its personality in Portland! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable.
star-5
Amazing experience
Benjamin_D
, Jun 2022
We had a great bike trip around Portland. Our guide Brian was awesome. He showed us nice places and neighborhoods. Weather was amazing too. Would highly recommend
star-5
Great way to start a visit!
Mary_S
, Jun 2022
Our guide, Brian, was very knowledgeable about the area, and flexible with our group. He was great! What a great way to see some highlights of Portland! The tour gave us ideas for places to return to.
star-5
Fun day cycling Portland
ChoNai_C
, Jun 2022
We cycled through the beautiful Ladd addition and the community rose garden in bloom. Brian, our guide related historic information while taking care to keep the group together. We were even treated to coffee at the upper left and seasame donuts.
star-5
loved the stop at blue...
kris_e
, Mar 2022
loved the stop at blue star for a donut. the donut was amazing…Dustin was very nice and showed us some great spots.
star-5
Nice way to see how locals live
Tami_H
, Oct 2021
Guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic, just what I expected given the description. Took extra time to fit the bikes to each person.
star-4
Nice tour but too much...
Judith_K
, Oct 2021
Nice tour but too much talking from the guide and not enough biking. I would like to have seen more and heard less.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Judith, I'm sorry you didn't enjoy the talking; just as a note to future guests, we do include some narrative in our bike tours, as we find that it's one of the demands that most tour participants agree on. We won't be reducing the amount of history, cultural and art narrative we provide, as that's what this tour is about. I chatted with your guide, and he said that he rode the longest route we usually do -- about 10.5 miles. If you're looking for a ride without talking, we suggest you come to us to rent bikes and we'll send you on your way!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Don’t miss out!
Diane_H
, Sep 2021
A beautiful ride with interesting sites, and a fabulous, informative guide, Anna. This excursion doesn’t disappoint!
star-3
Spend your money elsewhere
orkideh_s
, Sep 2021
Bit of a disappointment. Overall, the stop points were not impressive nor significant. Our tour guide Dustin was very personable and knowledgable but he did go off on a political tangent at some point. Bikes were very comfortable and easy to ride. Efficient check in and out process.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Hi there! I've chatted with your guide and his impression was that you were having a rough time with some of the stories about Portland's activism, which is understandable; we are a lot more progressive than other cities. As we got great reviews from the other guests that day, I feel like this may have been a situation where your expectations of the city were not matched by the realities of the city. We can't wow everyone, Paris or New York this is not. For those reading through the reviews to the end, we definitely don't intend to show you architectural wonders of the world on this tour, but the unique and (we think) awesome things that make Portland so different from larger cities and those with a less activist viewpoint. If you're visiting Portland and not New York or Paris, we believe that our tour will show you the true city, with all of its adorableness and some of its struggles.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Great ride on a beautiful day
Susie_G
, Sep 2021
Tour guide, Dustin, was so knowledgeable about history of Portland and what we were looking at. I appreciated all that extra detail. Easy ride… through out of the way neighborhoods, across a cool bridge and along the river. I would definitely recommend this tour.
star-5
Beautiful day in Stumptown!
Holly_S
, Aug 2021
Anna was very personable and delightful to talk to. The pace was perfect and we enjoyed it all. The bikes were functional, not fancy.
star-5
Highly recommend
Lori_S
, Aug 2021
This tour was very well done. A great variety and the perfect mix of riding a d learning about the city.
star-2
Kinda Boring
Kelsey_E
, Jul 2021
I love a good bike tour. My husband and I seek them out in almost every major city we go to. It’s a great way to see a city except Portland. We did not love this tour. It wasn’t bad per say. The bikes were in great shape and comfortable to ride. The ride itself was just kinda boring - not much to see, didn’t learn a whole lot, and moved very slowly. We stopped to just stand around a lot. After successfully cruising around on the Nike ebikes, this was just not worth it. Plus I didn’t feel like I learned much of anything about Portland other than how nice the bike infrastructure was - seriously, we went to a whole section of town because they had good bike infrastructure. Save your time and money and just use a Nike bike and google maps.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Kelsey, I’m sorry you felt the tour was boring. It’s worth noting that your review came in at the same time as another review from your very same group that absolutely loved the guide and the tour content, so I’m left without a lot of helpful feedback for my guide, who I know to be a wonderful resource with plenty of great information. It seems that you didn’t personally connect with either her or the city; I guess that is the nature of Portland’s quirky soul. It’s been a challenge for us as people begin their first trips after COVID; some are glowingly happy and others seem to have expectations vastly different than the experience we offer. It is not a fast ride through a flashy city with an enormous variety of famous sites; that’s just not the city Portland is. We don’t visit a whole section of town just because they have good bike infrastructure, and I’m curious if you had an opportunity to hear the guide tell the stories of the neighborhood’s development and the aerial tram that you surely visited in that neighborhood. Certainly if you prefer not to meet locals or interact with other tour guests, the Nike bikes and google maps are the way to go!

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