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Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau

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    What to Expect
    Pick up your bike at 65 Sparks st. any time between 9:00 am to 3-4:00 pm. We will offer you a lightweight city bike, helmet, lock and fully customized map. With hundreds of kilometers of bicycle paths in our city, you can explore and visit all major attraction in the city while biking on safe paths. This is ideal for those who want to stop and visit an attraction (e.g., a museum) while out. You can keep the bike up to 4 hours. Just tell us what you want to visit and how long long you like to be out there and let us suggest a fun itinerary for you!
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    Departure Point
    Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals
    Departure Time
    Any day of the week between 9 to 4 pm.
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    65 Sparks St. Ottawa, ON, K1P 5A5
    Inclusions
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of helmet
    • Lock
    • Map
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • You must leave a credit card information at the time of the bike pick up as a security against potential bike damage.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The many traffic-free cycle routes in Ottawa delighted us on a beautifully sunny and crisp October day - when trees everywhere were frilled in glorious autumn colours - and these bikes made it possible for us to see it all. Quick and straightforward to rent, decent bikes,
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    Wife and I, travelled to Ottawa and both enjoy hiking and biking. Decided to rent bikes from Escape Bicycle Tours and Rentals after finding them on a web search. Great choice. Bikes were well maintained, clean and they supplied all necessities (helmet and lock). Staff was very
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hey KentR111! Thank you so much for the 5 star review and kind words. Great eating spots eh? Happy you chose us and safe travels! Kind regards, Maria
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    We hire bikes most places we visit. The service was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We got a map and a good recommended route and the price was really reasonable. Would highly recommend it. Thanks for the tip on where to eat along the way. I'm not sure we would have found
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hey BettyBoo2u ! Thanks for the kind words....we are glad we could make the trip memorable and issue free. Come back next visit eh! Kind regards, Maria
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    We were greeted by super friendly staff - and it was easy to do a walk in and rent the bikes. The bikes were reasonably priced for the four hour rental - and worked well - signs that the shop takes care and maintains their bikes. The numbers are also on the bike - so no worries
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Thank you shortcyclist for the 5 star review. We do work hard on keeping our fleet well maintained and clean. Hope to see you again if you are back in OTown. Kind regards, Maria
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    We rented Hybrid bicycles for our Bike trip through Gatineau Park to Wakefield and then to a cottage in Val des Mont. The bikes did great even on the gravel cottage roads. We also used the bikes to tour around Ottawa. It was a great experience and the Escape Bike rental was
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    Response from Maria R, Owner at Self-Guided Biking in Ottawa-Gatineau
    Responded 2 Oct 2019
    Hey Patricia M! It was so nice to meet the both of you! We are so happy the trip went so well and the looks on your faces at the end showed how much fun you had. Glad you made it back home safe! Kind regards......Maria (and Brian)
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