“We had a fantastic time with our guide Buggy! She was super knowledgeable about the area and the biking was great! We would definitely recommend this tour to anyone visiting Portland!” -Elisabeth via Tripadvisor
BEYOND PORTLANDIA BIKE TOUR
Explore Portland like a local, WITH a local! Portland is so much more than Downtown and its kooky TV portrayal. Get to know OUR Portland, its strange, fascinating, and often troubled history, and check out the best off-the-beaten-path gems on this scenic 2 hour bike tour of NE & N Portland, the epicenter of Portland culture!
On neighborhood greenways and bike lanes, we'll explore the radical history, secret sights, ecology+geology, eccentricities, and unique culture of N & NE Portland's Alberta, Woodlawn, Mississippi, Overlook & Sabin neighborhoods--our favorite parts of the bike-friendliest town in America!
We DO NOT go downtown and you won't hear the boring-old-white-dude version of Portland history!
You'll be an expert on Portland by the end of this leisurely-paced 10 mile bike tour that includes:
Portland CULTURAL and HISTORIC sites from 15,000 years ago to WWII to today. We have some seriously interesting, weird, and far out tales for you on this radical history tour!
We'll ride by some of the best coffee roasters, brewers, eateries, and places that you have to try before you leave!
Learn about the geological forces that shaped Portland and the Pacific NW!
URBAN FARMS with goats!
A community built TREE HOUSE!
Learn why Portland is as it is and its many changes!
See how Portlanders live IRL!
An enormous ROSE GARDEN (really, it's enormous)!
A few surprises and secrets along the way!
Rain gear if necessary
PRICE INCLUDES: 24hr bike rental and your favorite tour guide.
10:30am EVERYDAY - Although we will do our best to accommodate walk-ins, RESERVATIONS are required by 5pm day before!
Participants must be 13+, comfortable riding a bike, able to ride 10 miles, and feel comfortable riding on a safe route with occasional car presence.
“Peter was the best guide I've had on a bike tour anywhere, and would highly recommend him! He took his time taking us around town and we got great insight into the culture of Portland.” -Kingsley S. via Tripadvisor
Frequently Asked Questions:
How fast do we ride?
Ideally we’ll go about 10-12mph. The faster we ride, the more we get to see!
Does this tour go downtown?
Nope, we explore NE and N Portland, the fun part of town where we live and play. Downtown is a downtown, best traveled on foot.
Do we end at the same location we started in?
Yup! We end back at the shop where you can score a La Croix and a rad EBR shirt to impress your friends back home.
Should I leave my guide a tip?
Yes, if they showed you a great time, you’re welcome to tip them!