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“Great way to see NYC”

Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours
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New York Full Day Bike Rental
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Owner description: Bike over the Brooklyn Bridge and enjoy the Manhattan Skyline from across the East River! Ride the bike-friendly Greenway along the waterfront to view the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the 9/11 Memorial Site, and the Intrepid Naval Air Museum. Continue from the Hudson River for a scenic ride through New York’s Central Park, then back to the South Street Seaport. You can also check out out our location on Governor's Island!
West Windsor Township, New Jersey
1 review
“Great way to see NYC”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

My son and I rented from the 38th street location at 12th avenue. Rode on the Hudson River Greenway down around the battery and back. Boy was it gorgeous. The route was tricky at times due to construction but the Blazing Saddles staff had warned us ahead of time. With a reasonable map and reasonable sense (watch where the other bikers go) you'll get back on course easily. Anyway, the stunning water views off The Battery are not to be missed. Tourists, you won't regret this. It's amazing. I saw parts of Manhattan I never knew about and what a beautiful surprise Battery Park & vicinity were. The Blazing Saddles crew were excellent in every aspect, making sure our bikes "fit," showing us different routes we could take and generally sharing their great enthusiasm for biking NY. Highly recommend.

Visited June 2014
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blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
Thank you so much for recommending our company! We're delighted to hear you were satisfied with every aspect of your experience. Sounds like you and your son had a blast! We really appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future. -Sandra
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“So much fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

My husband is an avid bike rider - me, not so much. Decided to be a good sport on our long week-end in NYC and ride bikes with him. We rented from the Pier 78 location. A big thank you to Tonya and Chris who couldn't have been nicer! They marked the route for us, gave us great tips, and generally allayed our (well, mine anyway) fears about city bike riding. We biked from Pier 78 (about 38th St West side) to the Brooklyn Bridge, over the bridge and around Brooklyn some, stopped for pizza at Julianna's (wonderful- highly recommend), got fresh NYC water for our water bottles nearby, got ice cream at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, biked back over the Manhattan Bridge, up 1st Ave past the UN and then on the bike trail to 72nd Street. Crossed over to Central Park whereupon my sweet husband went North rather than South so we ended up riding up past Columbia, discovered our error and turned South, back to 72nd Street where we headed to Riverside Drive and back to Pier 78 - about 20 miles. We left about 9:30 and arrived back about 5:00. It was so much fun - the Brooklyn Bridge was a little tough but I did it. The bike route on the West side was much nicer than the route on the East side. Riding on the city streets was not as scary as I had expected. We rode on Sunday so the traffic was not too bad. Not bad for someone who isn't in the best shape, doesn't ride bikes often and is about to turn 60! Will do this again next trip!

Visited June 2014
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blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, responded to this review, 30 June 2014
Well done! Sounds like you had a great day out in the city with your husband. We truly believe it is the most exciting way to see the sights New York has to offer. Thank you for taking the time to post a review - we really appreciate your feedback. Please visit us again next time you are in town! -Sandra
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“Good bikes. Fun day out.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

William, Tanya & Nekiah gave us some good bikes, showed us how to use them and sent us on an adventure around Manhattan & Brooklyn's bike paths. They closed at 7:30 and we made the most of our long day riding.

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blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, responded to this review, 20 June 2014
We're so glad you were able to take make the most of your day-long rental. Thank you for taking the time to post a review - we really appreciate your feedback! Please visit us again next time you are in SF or NY. -Sandra
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Truro, Canada
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“Biking Central Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

The two people working at Pier 78 were a great help-lots of information, very polite and a pleasure to deal with. We biked the Greenway and went all around Central Park. The bikes are a great way to see the city. We always felt safe and the bikeways are well kept.

Visited June 2014
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blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review! We're glad you enjoyed your overall experience in New York City with our bikes. Please visit us again next time you are in NY/SF! -Sandra
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“Good way to see the sights!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

We hired the bikes and rode over the Brooklyn bridge and around Wall Street. It's a fun and interesting way to see the sights of New York. Be aware you do need a decent fitness level and some road sense to do this. It's not for a beginner cycler. The map you get is a little vague so make sure you ask questions and maybe have a GPS just in case you need a little help. While doing the bridge watch the walkers as they step into the cycle lane frequently. Good to get some exercise.

Visited May 2014
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blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours, responded to this review, 7 June 2014
Thanks for your feedback - we really appreciate it. We take a lot of pride in our customer service, so it's always great to read a positive review. We're glad you enjoyed your overall experience with our company and hope to see you again next time you are in NY. -Sandra
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