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San Francisco: Electric Bike Day Rental

San Francisco: Electric Bike Day Rental

From US$ 75 per person

Take on the hills of San Francisco on a pedal-assisted electric bike and see the iconic sights of the City by the Bay almost effortlessly. Ride through the woods, to Ocean Beach, and over the Golden Gate Bridge. Marvel at the city skyline from Sausalito.

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Duration 1 day
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of San Francisco with a pedal-assisted electric bike
  • Ride up and down hills with little or no effort
  • Visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Lombard Street, the Painted Ladies, and more
Full description

See San Francisco in an ecologically conscious way, while comfortably negotiating the city’s famous hills by electric bike. With your all-day rental bike you can cruise along the waterfront of San Francisco Bay, free of all the car traffic on the streets and the foot traffic on the sidewalks, and follow along the city’s exclusive bicycle paths. Bay City Bike has a brand new fleet of bikes that provide a healthy option for experiencing San Francisco. Take the less-traveled routes through this spectacular city, on a self-guided tour. Feel the e-Moto battery kick in as you pedal, propelling you towards your destination! The electric bikes have a range of 16-20 miles on a full charge and feature a full-comfort seat, and hand shifters and brakes. Bike through Golden Gate Park and along the coast, through the Headlands, into Muir Woods, or to Mt. Tam. Take an exciting ride across the Golden Gate Bridge into Sausalito. From the bridge you’ll marvel at the majestic views of the bay, the ocean, and the San Francisco skyline.

Includes
  • Electric bike (all-day rental)
  • Helmet
  • Bike lock
  • Handlebar bag
  • Map and map holder
  • Customized directions
  • Damage insurance
  • Ferry ticket
  • Water bottle
  • Guided tour
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Please meet at Bay City Bike Rentals and Tours.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Driver's license
  • Credit card

Know before you go

  • Dress according to weather for that day. Comfortable clothing is recommended.
  • Please bring your credit card and your ID and/or passport. An authorization hold will be placed on your credit card per electric bike. This is to ensure safe return of the bike, and the hold will be released when the bike is returned. Note that it may take your bank up to 72 hours to process this. Your passport can be held at check-in as a security measure, if you prefer.
  • Contact the local partner a day in advance to secure specialized kids' equipment or bikes, or for directions to the shop.
  • Participants must be aged 13 or older to ride an electric bike
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    3.9/5
  • Service
    4.1/5

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Ebikes are the only way to go in SF , esp if you ride over the bridge to Saucalito. The hills are brutal otherwise. It’s great you can put the bikes on the ferry back. Lots of bike tracks which is good. The locals are pretty serious risers. Make sure you stay on the right hand side - or you will incur their wrath!

June 19, 2022

Our tour guide was great! He was funny, knowledgeable, and patient! The first spot was a bit of a challenge but I am out shape. He took some great pictures for us. The second site, was a hike and I decided not to pursue, however the views the experience and the tour guide made it all worth it! I would highly recommend!!

March 24, 2022

All good!

After about 2km we had chain damage on an e-bike. Unfortunately we did not make any further calls by phone, but I returned to the rental station with the error-free bike and it was immediately helped and we were able to get a replacement bike at the next station about 300m away. A trip over the bridge is highly recommended. We are back to Sausalito and by ferry (we bought the tickets in advance at the rental station). All in all, everything was good, at first very annoying with the damage to the bike, but it was also easy and uncomplicated to help. In general, I would always recommend a printed voucher for the smartphone ticket, as some of them cannot do much with it and so they have something in their hand

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May 27, 2018

Product ID: 40561