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San Francisco Bike Rental from Fisherman's Wharf or Union Square

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    What to Expect
    When you arrive at either the Fisherman’s Wharf or Union Square location to pick up your bike, a staff member will provide you with a safety orientation so that you feel comfortable with your new ride. Here, you can also familiarize yourself with some of the city’s numerous cycling routes. You’ll have a range of bicycles to choose from, including a comfort hybrid or mountain bike, tandem or electric, and kids’ bicycles are also available. A helmet, bike lock, bike bell and rear rack (along with a bungee cord for securing backpacks) are all provided, as well as a city map complete with layouts of San Francisco cycling routes. Once you’re all geared up, it’s time to start exploring!

    If you’re leaving from Fisherman’s Wharf, you can follow a mostly flat route that meanders along San Francisco Bay into Fort Mason, continuing through the Marina and into the Presidio, where you’ll reach historic Fort Point. From here, it’s an upward (though well worth it) climb to the Golden Gate Bridge, which offers fantastic views of the San Francisco skyline, as well as Alcatraz and Angel Island. Once across the bridge, enjoy a downhill roll into Sausalito, a lovely seaside town. You can also continue on into Tiburon or Mill Valley, home to some of California’s iconic redwood trees. For your return trip, choose between the Golden Gate Bridge or a scenic ferry ride from either Sausalito or Tiburon.

    For a similar route from Union Square, ride east along the Embarcadero, past the triangle Transamerica Pyramid and Coit Tower, a 210-foot-tall monument rising from atop Telegraph Hill. From here, you can hook up with the Fisherman’s Wharf path that leads to the Golden Gate Bridge. Another Union Square option is venturing west along Market Street to ‘The Wiggle,’ one of the city’s most popular bike routes since it bypasses numerous hills for a flat ride into Golden Gate Park. At the corner of Scott and Fell streets, consider taking a one-block detour north to Alamo Square. The eastern side of this well-known park is home to the Victorian ‘Painted Ladies,’ beyond which is one of the city’s prettiest views of the SF skyline. Snap a pic, then continue onto into Golden Gate Park, past the Conservatory of Flowers and the park’s resident buffalo, eventually making your way to the Pacific Ocean.

    The bike is yours for a full 24 hours, so feel free to continue exploring on your own. There’s plenty to see, from San Francisco’s vibrant North Beach neighborhood to the Mission District, where a burrito stop is definitely in order. Return your bike to the same location where you picked it up.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA
    2: Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    Departure Time
    Rental shop open 8am - 6pm in winter; 8am until 7:30pm in summer. 24-hour garage available for after-hours bike return
    Duration
    24h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Use of bicycle
    • All necessary equipment (helmet, lock and rear rack)
    • Safety orientation
    • City map and route suggestions
    Exclusions
    • Guide
    • Food and drink
    • Ferry ticket ($12.50)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Please bring your credit card for security deposit
    • Baby seats and trailers are available. Please call the local supplier to reserve and pay
    • Please note: Union Square rental shop only offers the deluxe comfort and comfort tandem bikes; kids' bikes or electric bikes should be collected at the Fisherman's Wharf location
    • Electric bike rentals are only available for ages 16+
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Bikes are good, however the employees are very very commercial. As an tourist you are new to the city, new to the company and all they do is scream, talk very fast and be very commercial. Thats not nice. We had this the last couple...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank NL-travel-NL
    blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    We take a lot pride in our customer service and take feedback like yours seriously. As you can see from our reviews, the majority of our customers really enjoy this experience and find our staff to be friendly and professional. We apologize you did not...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We thoroughly enjoyed cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. The views were amazing and the bikes were really comfortable making the uphill climbs very easy. Mikey Bikey helped us on our return and made the whole process very smooth.More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank christineo1928
    blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We take a lot of pride in our customer service and are so glad to hear you were happy with the service provided by Mikey Bikey - he is awesome! We appreciate your feedback and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Cycle actoss the Golden Gate was the highlight of our visit to San Fransisco! 24 hour drop off meant we had time to explore Sausalito and get the last ferry back at sunset. Mikey, Kiran and Valdt were super helpful! 10/10

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank kateflynn1
    blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    We love to read a review like yours! Our 24-hour drop-off service is a great option for customers looking to maximize their time. We sincerely appreciate your positive feedback and hope to see you next time you're in town!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Myself and my girlfriend went from the Hyde Street rental location. The route is easy to follow as many bikes were heading that way but it does involve steep hills and you do ride alongside cars along some stretches of the route. It took about...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank DaveJB24
    blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We're glad you enjoyed your overall experience on our bikes. We require that all customers test-ride their bike before leaving our store to ensure it is properly fitted and in good working order. Next time...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    They go over everything with you to make sure you are comfortable before you leave. They have multiple drop off stations if you get tired or need to drop off at another spot. Alot of places to ride and see. Sausalito is a nice place...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Chris F
    blazingsaddlesteam, Manager at Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We're so glad you were 100% satisfied with your experience from start to finish. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again in the future.

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    Response from Nettie2010 | Reviewed this property |
    Pretty sure it’s from pick up time and although they provide locks, I’d be reluctant to park them overnight at a rental lodging.
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