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5 bicycle tours that keep things citified

Los Angeles bike tour company Bikes and Hikes LA.
Bikes and Hikes LA
Los Angeles bike tour company Bikes and Hikes LA.

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WHEELHOUSE DETROIT

www.wheelhousedetroit.com

This bike shop and tour company emphasizes community-minded outings, including Murals of Southwest Detroit and Underground Railroad. (Detroit served as the final stop before escaped slaves crossed into Canada.)

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CITY BIKE TAMPA

www.citybiketampa.com

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A sponsor of monthly Urban Restaurant Tours, which lead two-wheeled tasters to a handful of downtown and Ybor City restaurants.

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BIKES AND HIKES LA

www.bikesandhikesla.com

This outfitter proves Los Angeles isn’t only for cars. Offerings include LA in a Day, Legendary Homes, and Hollywood, which departs from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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GET UP AND RIDE

www.getupandride.com

Launched last summer, this New York outfitter takes riders through Brooklyn neighborhoods, also stopping at Brooklyn Grange, a working farm with one of the world’s largest rooftop gardens.

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FORK AND THE ROAD

www.forkandtheroad.com

Experience Chicago’s neighborhoods on themed tours, such as vegetarian-friendly Oven Lovin’, which visits global bakeries, to Cure-ious, a meat-centric ride. Tours start near bike-rental facilities.

DIANE DANIEL