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Leave the guiding to us! Let us show you around this great Sonoma County of ours with our personalized guide service, tailored to meet your exact needs. A great way to maximize your enjoyment as you explore the byways and backroads of this great cycling mecca. There will be no 'wrong turns' on this ride!

Here's how it works:

Step 1: Book your bicycle rental (click) using our booking system. Choose from full-day or multi-day options.

Step 2: Book your tour service(click) at the same time using the same booking system.

Once we receive your request, we'll get right in touch with you to discuss tour options. We'll want to know your interests, your experience, and your destination preferences.

Packaged Bicycle Tours

Here are some examples of what we have available for booking:

Russian River Redwoods Bicycle Ramble

Armstrong Redwoods Natural Reserve
Towering redwoods and the rushing Russian River are hallmarks of this quintessential Northern California coastal experience. Riding through quaint villages, peering into the crystal clear water, and peering skyward to embrace the Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve forest, all make for an unforgettable experience. Some riding on River Road makes Sundays or Saturdays the best choice for this tour. Difficulty: Easy, some traffic

Santa Rosa Star Bicycle Tour

Visit locations in Santa Rosa made famous by the people who lived and worked -- and in some cases died -- here! Who invented the beer hop harvester? Where did russet potatoes come from? Where was Pollyanna's bedroom?
MacDonald (Mableton) Mansion
What did Alfred Hitchcock see in Santa Rosa? We'll find out! A sampling of wines at Paradise Ridge Winery (after a wee bit of a hill climb -- walking is OK!) and lunch in a pre-1906 Victorian house in the quaint 'JC' neighborhood tops it all off. (4 hours, 12 miles) Difficulty: Easy  (Photo: Wikipedia)

Laguna de Santa Rosa Bicycle Loop

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
Explore the world-famous Laguna de Santa Rosa, a RAMSAR designated 'Wetland of International Significance', and visit the Laguna Foundation wetland interpretive farm and historic home. Stops in Sebastopol and Graton add flavor to this beautiful ride. (4 hours, 20 miles) Difficulty: Moderate.   (Photo: Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation)

Valley of the Moon Bicycle Experience

Transitioning out of Santa Rosa as we ride through Howarth City Park, Spring Lake County Park and Annadel State park, this ride gently introduces riders to Sonoma Valley wineries and other destinations. We'll do some tasting (but not swallowing) at tasting rooms in Kenwood, visit Jack London's old haunts in Glenn Ellen,
Jack London Historic State Park
and sample vegan and gluten-free foods at The Vineyard restaurant for lunch. (4 hours plus stops, 30 miles) Difficulty: Moderate

Wine, Wine, and More Wine Bicycle Tasting Tour

If it's wine you seek, then we have you covered.  Opportunities abound within 5 - 10 riding miles of the Bike Shop door step.  Our most popular destination is the Olivet Road region, specializing in Pinot Noir.   (4 hours, 20 miles) Difficulty: Easy
Olivet Road District
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Have tour ideas of your own?  Let's talk!

Professional Guide Guy

Geoffrey Smith at Laguna de Santa Rosa
Our guide, Bike Shop owner Geoffrey D. Smith, has decades of experience touring in Sonoma and Napa counties by bicycle. A trained outing leader and American Red Cross first responder certified, Geoffrey has conducted group outings involving thousands of participants for over 35 years, specializing in backpacking, backcountry skiing, ocean kayaking, and bicycling.  A certified California Naturalist,
Geoffrey Smith California Naturalist
you'll be amazed to learn the stories behind the sights and sounds we'll see!