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Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours

1049 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
+1 844-424-5342
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Wonderful First Experience of This Kind

This was the first multi day bike adventure for my husband and I (Pitts to Cumberland). It was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
SeniorCycler
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Columbus, Ohio
Amazing Trail and Scenery!

We are a group of eight women, age 55 to 65, and we rode from Pittsburgh to Cumberland in four... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Daisytrave
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Bike-the-GAP offers self-guided bike tours of the Great Allegheny Passage, the C&O Canal Towpath, the Katy Trail, and across central Florida. We offer several package lengths from 4-7 days and can also customize trips.
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1049 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was the first multi day bike adventure for my husband and I (Pitts to Cumberland). It was wonderful to know that we did not have to do anything but cycle. Bike the GAP did an amazing job dealing with the logistics of the trip...More

1  Thank SeniorCycler
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

We are always excited to help first-time bike tourists and the GAP is a perfect place to start. It's fantastic to hear that you had such a good experience (that's what we aim for) and now you can continue bike touring to more great trails!

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We are a group of eight women, age 55 to 65, and we rode from Pittsburgh to Cumberland in four days, staying in West Newton, Ohiopyle, and Meyersdale. We had great weather, and Sara at Bike-the-GAP.com arranged our accommodations, shuttle service, and luggage transportation. Sara...More

2  Thank Daisytrave
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Some great suggestions and feedback! We love the enthusiasm of your group, the photo says it all:)

Reviewed 1 August 2016

What a great trip more than i ever anticipated, the 4 day trip from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MA. I suggest going with this top notched service from Bike the GAP tours, there planning and suggestions where right on the money, they made a 150...More

Thank Vic S
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you so much for the recommendation, and we look forward to working with you again!

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Bike the gap cycle tours organised a 9 day trip for us from Pittsburgh to Washington DC...we averaged about 30- 40 miles a day ,with a rest day in Sheperdstown. Their choice of bed and breakfasts and hotels was great..we stayed in lovely old 19th...More

Thank EandG2014
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2016

We're very happy that you enjoyed the trail, the pacing, and our services. We love having visitors from "across the pond" come ride our little trail:) Thank YOU!

Reviewed 10 June 2016

Our 4 day trip started in Pittsburgh and ended in Cumberland, MD. The planning provided by Bike-the-Gap, the maps, the lodging, the support during our trip were simply, in every respect, the BEST!! We would recommend that this is the outfitter to use if you...More

1  Thank Letsgobiking
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2016

I'm so glad you had such great time! We always strive to do our best :) It was a pleasure to work with you, John. All the best on many more bike adventures in the future.

Reviewed 24 May 2016

Great Trip!!!! Great Service!!!! We had a great time. We highly recommend this service and will use them again on our next trip.

Thank Joe H
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 22 May 2016

My family of 5 just completed the GAP and C&O trails. Working with Sara at Bike the Gap made the experience the best trip of our lives. We are fairly independent and typically wouldn't have worked with a guide company. Bike the Gap was a...More

Thank DrVoltron
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Thank you for the recommendation - we're definitely blushing:) We're independent travelers here too, so this is exactly what we strive for - independent trips mixed with our knowledge of the trail to make sure you have a fantastic time! Keep travelling!

Reviewed 20 May 2016

I've been wanting to bike the GAP and the C&O Towpath for a couple years. But every time I looked into it, the tours either had to be done in large groups, or involved camping, or were super spendy or had excessively long mileages each...More

2  Thank CowboyUpAlberta
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

We're so glad to be able to help out and get you on the trail! This is exactly why we offer self-guided tours - different tours work for different riders, and we matched up perfectly:) Thank you so much for the kind words and the...More

Reviewed 20 October 2015

My friend and I try to take one trip a year together and do something different each year. Last year was Napa and Yosemite, biking and hiking. It was a great trip. THIS year, we biked the Great Allegheny Passage from Pittsburg to Cumberland, and...More

3  Thank Shelley D
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2015

I love trips with friends! Thank you for choosing the GAP and C&O this year. I'm very glad to hear you felt safe and the itinerary matched your expectations. The fall scenery has been gorgeous this year:) Have another wonderful trip next year!

Reviewed 30 September 2015

We biked the GAP September 26-29 from West Newton to Cumberland. I was researching trip ideas for our 20 year wedding anniversary, and was tired of the usual beach trips or weekends at Williamsburg, and stumbled on websites regarding the GAP and biking, and thought...More

5  Thank Bella_b0o
SaraPgh, Owner at Bike the GAP Bicycle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

We love helping newer bike tourists, and it's a wonderful way to celebrate anniversaries! Very happy that we got you on the trail, eventually...:) Happy to help and glad that you asked any and all questions. Thank you for the wonderful reviews and constructive suggestions,...More

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