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5 Self-Guided Bike Tours to Take by Buffalo Bike Tours

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Written by Marc Moscato

Published on April 26, 2021
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Photo from Buffalo Bike Tours Facebook

There is no better way to see our beautiful city than on two wheels, and as luck would have it our friends at Buffalo created a series in light of Covid called Bike There! 5 Self-Guided Buffalo Tours by Bike.

And when we say “self-guided”, we mean you do it on your own, but you’ll have detailed info telling you where to go the whole way! The tours are accessible through the Ride with GPS app and are free of charge (tips are greatly appreciated). 

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How It Works

Each tour includes cue sheets, curated landmarks, historical and interesting stories, photos, and hyperlinks with more information. Route distances vary and bikers can always improvise, but as an example the first route is 11.5 miles on fairly flat terrain. 

Participants can access routes by registering at buffalobiketours.com. Buffalo routes all start from and return to Buffalo Bike Tours’ Canalside Kiosk (1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202). Participants must bring their own bikes, however rentals are available through Buffalo Bike Tours.

The project was created, in part, as a response to the COVID-19 crisis and to promote exercise, celebrate our great city, and instill social distancing. Using the Ride With GPS app, users can use their smartphones and follow along to programmed routes grouped around themes, conveying historical information about various Buffalo landmarks.

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The project is made possible with the support of the Niagara River Greenway, which actively works with GOBike and other cycling advocacy groups to promote opportunities for every community to explore our Niagara Region by cycling and walking on safe, attractive trails.

5 Self-Guided Bike Tours by Buffalo Bike Tours:

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ABOUT BUFFALO BIKE TOURS

Buffalo Bike Tours is passionate about bikes and passionate about Buffalo – and is dedicated to sharing the city’s story on two wheels. In 2019, we established a kiosk in Canalside and earned the achievement of being ranked the #1 traveler rated Tour, Outdoor Activity, and Food & Drink attraction in Buffalo on TripAdvisor. History tours provide sightseeing of Buffalo’s rich architecture while food tours provide samples of Buffalo’s best chicken wings and new foodie hotspots. See Buffalo from the best seat in the world and ride…before it snows.

ABOUT NIAGARA RIVER GREENWAY

Niagara River Greenway’s mission is to restore the ecological health of the Niagara River and enhance public access for all while enhancing the development of world-renowned scenic, natural, historic, cultural and recreational resources of the Niagara River Corridor. NRGC is working with GOBike, City of Buffalo, Erie & Niagara County, and other state and local cycling infrastructure development champions under the Regional Bike Trail Planning Coalition.

This article was originally published in April 2020 and has been updated.

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Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/marcmoscato/" target="_self">Marc Moscato</a>

Written by Marc Moscato

Marc Moscato is proprietor of Buffalo Bike Tours. He lives and works in Buffalo, NY and has been a lifelong bicyclist and local history nut.

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