South Florida Trikke's three-wheeled vehicles enable riders to carve through the urban landscape while reaping the toning benefits of workouts that aim to engage every muscle group. The company's fleet includes all manner of the curious conveyance system, such as body-powered Trikkes, which require users to rhythmically shift their weight to gain momentum and keep moving forward. Alternatively, electrically charged Trikkes dash around at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour, and snow Skki models conjure high-speed rushes similar to riding mountain bikes or mechanical bulls down a mountain. To spread the good word, South Florida Trikke rents out the vehicles and teaches free introductory lessons.
SUP SOBE's staff love the water; after all it was co-founded by an ex navy SEAL and water sport enthusiast Judith Rivero. Today SUP SOBE's paddle purveyors help out new stand-up paddleboarders looking to make the most of their watery expeditions. They may choose to paddle calmly around Biscayne Bay, where they can view the South Beach skyline from an uncommon angle. They can also race out to Flagler Island and back, or keep on going to the mainland. Fitness denizens can also utilize the boards during paddleboard yoga sessions led by Katie Love of Thousand Petal Lotus Inc. The SUP SOBE team drops off its boards to waiting riders, precluding the need to rent a miniature tugboat.
BMW, Honda, Triumph, and Can-Am motorcycles glisten in the lot at EagleRider Miami Beach, begging to be let loose for a gallop along the Florida coastline. Eventually, the right driver walks up and EagleRider’s staff sets them free. In addition to renting bikes for self-guided tours, these motorcycle enthusiasts offer packages that include a guide, support van, and luxury-hotel stay. They also sell used bikes from makes such as Kawasaki and Harley-Davidson, as well as motorcycle accessories such as protective gear, helmets, jackets, and joke books about scooters.
Opened February 10, Vero's by the Bay appeases appetites of all types with an upscale menu of Italian-style seafood. Eggplant rollatini with ricotta and parmesan cheeses coronate meals with friends ($8.95), and the prosciutto e bufala takes its flavor from buffalo mozzarella and cured 18-month-old prosciutto that, unlike most toddler-aged meats, won't cry when you leave the room ($14.95). The cesare salad ($7.50) and mahi mahi sandwich/wrap ($9.50) drench taste buds in waves of flavor. Entree-minded epicureans delight in the ravioli d'aragosta, lobster ravioli slathered in creamy butter sage and shrimp ($22), and parago in crosta di banana—banana-crusted snapper ($23)—swim through white-wine sauces before satiating stomachs with the tropical essence of an edible beach ball. Patrons can savor dishes in Vero's by the Bay's dining room or fill up under oversized cocktail umbrellas on the sun-soaked dinner patio.
Ranked by TripAdvisor as the 9th most popular activity in Miami, Wheels 2 Go Miami's guided tours lead riders through the area's most popular and bike-friendly spots such as the Venetian Causeway, Key Biscayne Island, and South Beach. Using their electric bikes, riders can self-propel at regular speeds or twist the throttle to ride up to 20 mph for up to 40 miles without pedaling or attaching a windsock to the handlebars. Electric bikes are also available for rental for those wanting to wheel about town without a tour guide.