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Start your San Francisco bike tour at centrally located shop where you’ll pick up a bicycle and helmet, and get local tips on the best, safest places to ride. Follow the 3-mile bike path along the Embarcadero, with time to stop and explore some of the all-star destinations along the way.

Pedal past the exquisite Palace of Fine Arts, and pull over at Crissy Field to spot kite surfers riding the stiff, Golden Gate breezes. Watch surfers in the notorious break at Fort Point, then get picture-perfect views of the bay from the Golden Gate bridge; a bike path runs the length of the bridge, with plenty of places to pull off for photos.

On the other side, soak up views of SF with the bridge in the foreground, then take a long, fun descent into Sausalito, where you’ll find picturesque galleries, shops and cafes. Head back to the city the easy way, on the scenic ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf; the ferry ticket costs around $11 per person, and you can purchase ticket directly at the ferry terminal. The entire self-guided bike tour takes between 3 and 4 hours.
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Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Golden Gate Bridge
Fort Point National Historic Site
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Ride a bike across the Golden Gate Bridge with a San Francisco Bike rental that’s convenient to the city’s scenic waterfront bike trail. Follow one of SF’s most classic rides: cruise across the bridge to a hilltop with sweeping views of the city, descend a winding, swooping hill into Sausalito, and return to the San Francisco waterfront by ferry. Enjoy the freedom of exploring by bike, on quiet roads and dedicated paths.
  • Self-guided bike tour in San Francisco
  • Ride the Golden Gate
  • Explore waterfront bike paths
  • Visit an artists community by the bay
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent service

We rent bikes for 1 days for all our family (young & kids bike) and we really appreciated the service and smile of Golden Gate Bidge Rental Bike! They offer advise, information, and we enjoyed our tour (marina, cross the famous Golden Gate Bridge, close...More

Thank caradel03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Efficient, Fast Friendly Service

The process of picking up the bikes was fast and painless. One of our bikes got a flat tire after we were about three miles into our trip, just about to cross the bridge. I called back to the shop and they ran a replacement...More

Thank Glenn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fast & Easy-- BIKE EARLY!!

Saturday rental- We arrived at 9:10am (when shop opened) on the dot and were out by 9:20am. Lady behind the desk asked for my confirmation #, I pulled it up on phone, signed 1 document & headed right to the Golden Gate Bridge. GO EARLY!!...More

Thank Liza M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Service sucks, bikes fairly good

We booked in the morning via WiFi and came to the shop. They asked a receipt or a screenshot of the confirmation. I didn't have this and they made a problem out of this. In this day and age I expect businesses to get the...More

Thank Lennart K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful Experience - Highly Recommended

My family and I recently rented bikes to explore the San Fran waterfront, and to cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge. The employees were awesome; they were all informative, friendly, and helpful. The employees and the ideal location of the store made it an overall...More

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