Seeing the world by bike beats seeing the world by bus, as bus tours are often ruined by engine exhaust, construction detours, and guides who deliver facts by honking them in Morse code. Enjoy the calm of a two-wheeled trek with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $39 for a two-hour electric-bike eco-tour package for one (an $80 value)
- $68 for a two-hour electric-bike eco-tour package for two (a $160 value)
- $24 for a two-hour standard-bike eco-tour package for one (a $50 value)
- $48 for a two-hour standard-bike eco-tour package for two (a $100 value)<p>
Eco-tour packages equip each rider with a bike, a water bottle, a helmet, a lock, a map case, and a PDA download for a cell-phone route map with 3D aerial video. The self-guided 14-mile tours are intended to last two hours but riders may continue to bike for the duration of the day. Up to eight cyclists on electric bikes and up to 14 on conventional bikes use provided maps to navigate idyllic picnic spots and scenic landmarks, such as the Alki-Point Lighthouse, and stop at prime vantage points for viewing the Seattle skyline. Tours include roadside assistance in the event of bike troubles.<p>
Alki Bike and Board
For a quarter century, Stu Hennessey and his staff have sold snowboards and tuned-up mountain bikes for off-road jaunts at Alki Bike and Board. Today, the shop proliferates an eco-friendly, sustainable, and fun attitude toward transportation with bicycles and boards for sale and a well-kept fleet of bikes for rent. The shop’s rentals give visitors easy access to the city’s bounty of lush scenery and historic sites, and optional tours come with all the supplies necessary to take guided trips through surrounding terrain without having to use the creases on your palm as a road map.