Bike the Big Apple—New York’s premiere bike tour company—has taken residents and visitors alike on thousands of tours of the five boroughs. We were founded by Joel Seidenstein, a native New Yorker and public high school teacher who commuted by bike year round and loved sharing his vast knowledge of the city.
Still family-run and now in our eighteenth year, we continue to pride ourselves on our passion for taking travelers from all over the world far beyond the usual tourist destinations, into the heart of the Big Apple’s diverse neighborhoods and stories.
“Thank you and your sweep for making our bike tour so interesting, well planned and do-able. I didn't know exactly how to survive biking through the streets of NY on a busy Saturday. However, we did it with alot of style and information. It was a wonderful day in every way!! I hope to spread the word about your tours with the Junior League of Stamford-Norwalk gals, young and older like me. I'm sure your tour could generate a fun filled social outing”
“After over 50 years of visiting New York, I saw parts of the City I never knew from the best seat in the house: a bicycle. The company, the sights, the food, the smells, the biking were all exciting and enjoyable. Who would've thought biking in NYC would be the high point of a city visit?”
“I can't tell you enough how much my family, including my 9 and 13 year old children, enjoyed your tour. It was a wonderful family experience and the BEST part of our trip. We had taken a bike tour earlier in the day of Central Park with your competitor. The difference between your set up and theirs is like night and day. Their bikes aren't run down, but they could use some TLC. Their guides were friendly and informative but you and Frank beat them hands down!