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WARNING: You May Be Accused of Excessive Smiling As You Roll Along the Beach
From the comfy seat of your electric beach cruiser you’ll see:
- Santa Monica Beach
- Venice, CA
- Venice Canals
While you PEDAL…OR NOT!…enjoying:
- Sun, sand, surf and ocean breezes
- The Marion Davies Guesthouse
- Riding under the Santa Monica Pier
- Rolling thru Venice
- “Gem of our Tour” – the Venice Canals
Looking for a FUN Bike Rental Santa Monica Experience?
It’s a new, UNIQUE thing to do in Los Angeles!
We’ll guide you, on your semi-private Santa Monica tours (limited to 2 parties or 5 people maximum) on our rainbow fleet of STEP-THRU electric beach cruisers. The FUN 2-1/2 to 3 hour tours operate daily; Venice Beach bike rentals are designed for adults and teens who are comfortable bike riders. $59 per person.
See places where your car or tour bus can’t take you, and it’s unique! It’s an active and fun adventure where you choose to PEDAL… OR NOT.
“WOW!” will likely be your first word when you turn on the power of your electric bike.
Our easy ride beach cruisers are equipped with full suspension and comfortable seats. The bikes allow you to choose between pedaling (6 gears), electric motor power (a twist of the wrist), or both. The lithium power assist will ensure that you’re never far behind. PEDAL… OR NOT – sightseeing in Santa Monica has never been so fun. The FUN 2-1/2 to 3 hour tours operate daily and are designed for grownups who remember the joy of riding a bike. $59 per person.
In 2013, we moved to Main Street in Santa Monica, an eclectic collection of restaurants, boutiques, cafes, and various services stretching for about a mile from Pico south to the Santa Monica City limit. We are adding an ELECTRIC Bike showroom and more bikes at our new location. Parking is 2 (quick) right turns from our door.
Pricing and Reservations
$59 per person
Choose your bike tour:
4:00 pm (2-1/2 hours)
Winter hours (Sunday, November 3, 2013 thru Saturday, March 8, 2014):
For reservations, call (310) 917-1111.
*For your comfort, please bring a JACKET no matter what the forecast. Weather at the beach is unpredictable and temperatures can change quickly. Also, we recommend closed toes shoes and sunscreen.
What People are Saying
On this absolutely must-do bike tour of Santa Monica’s key spots you’ll see the soul of the place – from Venice Beach and the crazy canals (Santa Monica’s version of the Goldie) to the absolute beachfront holiday home once owned by Clark Gable. And the best part of it is, the decision is yours. You can pedal, or not. The bikes have little motors and can be mopeds if you’d prefer to take it easy. Considering many of the stops on the tour are inaccessible by car, this is really the business for the intrepid, but lazy, tourist. The fresh air is good for you either way. – By Andrew McUtchen on NineMSN Travel
One of the best ways to get to know Santa Monica is on two wheels ― whether you want to pedal or you just want to cruise. Earlier this year Pedal or Not opened shop with a fleet of California-made Pedego electric bikes that they use to give small group tours of the area. The bikes have options for all riders: full electric motor power that you can switch on with a twist of the wrist; six gears that allow you to pedal yourself; or the best of both worlds ― pedaling with a dash of lithium power to assist. Electric bikes allow for long, leisurely tours (roughly three hours), starting downtown and heading toward Venice. The groups are kept small (no more than five people) and the tour guides are self-professed storytellers, filling the ride with history about Santa Monica’s landmarks. You’ll stop at the former beach house of black-and-white film star Marion Davies ― a 110-room mansion built for her by William Randolph Hearst. You’ll also visit the only church ever to win an Academy Award (as the tour guides like to put it): St. Monica Church, which was featured in Bing Crosby’s film “Going My Way,” based on a pastor at St. Monica. (The film won Best Picture in 1944.) – By MICHAEL ANDRADE of FAIRMONT MIRAMAR HOTEL & BUNGALOWS posted on Globe Maestro
Santa Monica beaches are some of the best in Southern California but to really experience all of Santa Monica, you have to set out and explore. Pedal or Not, 1515 7th Street: The small bike shop is operated out of a renovated garage and offers guided bike tours daily. The bike tour will show you some of Santa Monica’s most unique sights, including Muscle Beach, Skateboard Park and the Venice Canals. You can stop and go as you please, and the best part? If you get tired of pedaling, you just turn the throttle and let the battery speed you on your way. -By: Melanie Nayer Posted on: Huffington Post
Pedal or Not provides a free bottle of water and digital photos with purchase of tour. Visit us for Santa Monica Tours, Bike Rental Santa Monica, Venice Beach Bike Rentals, Sightseeing Santa Monica.
- 214 Pier Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405, USA
- (310) 917-1111
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