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Reviewed October 19, 2013
What You'll Get
Exercise is often more exciting in a new environment, which is why people run through forest trails and monkeys climb sky scrapers. Get moving with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $45 for footbiking tour for one (a $90 value)
- $85 for footbiking tour for two (a $180 value)
- $235 for private footbiking tour for six (a $540 value)
Astride a footbike, a low-to-the-ground cross between a bicycle and kick scooter, visitors embark on a high-speed spin around New York, taking in such sights as Battery Park, the Statue of Liberty, and Chelsea Piers. The bikes' unique tire construction allows for precise control at top speeds, ensuring that trips are both challenging and safe.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online registration required 24hrs in advance. Must be in good physical condition. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Call merchant with questions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Fitness Tours of NY
Ray Dente has been part of the fitness industry for 25 years, conducting outdoor workouts on standup paddleboards and bicycles. His proclivities allowed him to spend ample time on New York's waterfront, soaking up some local history while sweating. In an effort to combine his love for fitness and his city, he created Fitness Tours of NY.
Ray and his guides conduct six tours of the city, each one rooted in a fitness activity that will also allow participants awe-inspiring views of famed landmarks. Visitors mount footbikes—a cross between a bicycle and a kick scooter—to take in views of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge, and gather at the Hudson River Bridge for bouts of exercise-band training. The guides also helm the Fitness Tour Challenge, a rigorous all-outdoor session of circuit training on the edge of Manhattan, in which participants travel from Pier 40 to the Canal Street Pier as they fire off pushups, lunges, and squats along the way. As they eradicate calories, participants can admire skyscrapers, surging waters, and the envious glances of tour-goers who just have to walk everywhere.