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9 Nov 2015
“A lot of fun and a great guide”
7 Nov 2015
“Foot bike flying through Battery Park City ”
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What is life without discovery? From the day that we are born we start to learn about this beautiful world that we live in. As we get older we start to take this for granted, as work school, or just plain life gets in the way. For some New York is...more
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28 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8631
East Village
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

We have been living on New York for the last five years but we are getting ready to move for job reasons. We have decided to get a tour with Ray for Halloween focused on Street Art in Lower Manhattan. What a great time! Not...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thank you for the great write up and it was my pleasure to show you my NY as well as the many amazing street art murals throughout the city. It was also exciting traveling through various sections lot lower manhattan as well as the Brooklyn...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Play time combined with working out could not be better. On a foot bike I can go hard and pause when I want to. Easy. Something sparks our interest, we stop, discover, chat and move again. We get to see the areas of our neighborhoods,...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2015

Yes lots of benefits while Foot Biking and yes you DO control the pace. And the other tour you took at night while riding over the Brooklyn Bridge on our other bike the Brompton are not only amazing bikes... but they fold down which in...More

Reviewed 7 November 2015

Had a blast laughing while learning about New York City with Ray, and felt like I was 5 again... Mahalo!

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2015

That about sums it up in a nut shell. Laughing and Learning about New York City while feeling like Kids again! Mahalo!!! Ray Dente Owner Explore the Apple

Reviewed 3 November 2015

Whether you live in the Big Apple or whether you are visiting, Ray's 'Explore the Apple' bike and foot scooter tours are really fun. The routes are diverse and interesting (street art, great restaurants, views from bridges) and Ray shares a slew of historically interesting...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2015

Many thanks for the awesome write up, and glad we put a smile on your face. Great photos up on the Brooklyn, awesome street art and Little Italy is always a blast. Come out and join us again soon! Many thanks, Ray Dente Owner Explore...More

Reviewed 1 November 2015

NYC facts, fun and Pizza! Ray's tours are undoubtedly a pleasant escape from the hustle of a New Yorker's lifestyle. Rest assured, Explore the Apple tours are ideal for everyone. I personally loved that adventure revealed so many overlooked scenic gems of NYC across Manhattan...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you so much for the positive feedback and kind words. We always aim to please and also feel our pizza tour is one of our top tours. As you said "who doesn't like pizza". Please come back for another adventure to explore a different...More

Reviewed 30 October 2015

Ray's tours Explore the Apple have been more than exciting, adventurous, thrilling... great way to spend a morning, afternoon and even a sunset ride; his tours are filled with great insight and awesome tasting experiences... one of the coolest ways to dive in and out...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2015

Always great to see return customers back for a new experience, and to explore more of the apple! Yes some come for "private tours for two" where they get the hands-on experience and secret key to the city. Many thanks for the write up and...More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Ray is a very knowledgeable and well spoken tour leader. I am not a tourist and have lived in NYC my entire life but this tour was really a blast for me and my entire team from work. Highly recommend the Brooklyn Bridge on the...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2015

Thank you again for bringing your team of 6 out for a team building tour. Everyone was great and we really enjoyed showing you the we see our New York City up close and personal. The highlight of the trip for me was watching each...More

Reviewed 23 October 2015

This tour is a must! I learned so many things about the heart and history of NYC, all the while having a blast and visiting some of the most picturesque scenes in the city. Ray explains things with such passion it's hard not to take...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2015

Thank you so much, we as a group hard a tremendous time. And yes, the return trip back over the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the highlights of the tour. Very happy you enjoyed and yes, come and visit anytime. We'd love to have both...More

Reviewed 21 October 2015

Equipped with a knowledgeable tour guide and the coolest portable bike ever, Ray's Explore the Apple is an awesome fun-filled package guaranteed to make you fall in love with NYC. Ray's tour delivers more than you can imagine, like breathtaking views of the sunset atop...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

It certainly was a night to remember, being a top the Brooklyn Bridge when the sun went down and the light show began in Manhattan.Your family was awesome cruising through the streets of New York and over bridges. Its what makes my job so enjoyable!...More

Reviewed 21 October 2015

Ray was very informative, providing stories and history about NYC and pizza. The bicycles used to get around were really cool too. All pizza stops were carefully selected, and done properly. If you like pizza, and bicycles, this is the tour to do - highly...More

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Raymond D, Owner at Explore the Apple, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

Awesome to see you out on the tour and always glad to share my unique stories and secrets of New York City. The pizza establishment you were brought to is one of the best kept secrets in the city. Everyone thinks they've tasted the best...More

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