Mighty-Local Electric
San Francisco Bike and Food Tour

This awesome off the beaten path bike tour explores the sunniest, hippest parts of the city, and is packed with hidden gems. Discover unique neighborhoods and history, see the coolest murals, get spectacular views, and taste the best tacos in the city. The perfect adventure to kick off your day or evening in San Francisco.

Why choose this electric bike and food tour?

You want the best overview of San Francisco and the most special Golden Gate Bridge experience, from an awesome local perspective — plus some local bites along the way.

What You'll Experience

This bike tour is the most extensive offered in San Francisco. We’ll cover all the most beloved local cycling routes and showcase SF’s must visit parks, neighborhoods, and an incredible ride on the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s the best way to experience the city like a local in a day. 

🌲 Parks you’ll explore

A natural wonderland where locals go to play, this gorgeous oasis is 20% larger than NY’s Central Park, full of beauty and history to discover.

Just a block away from our shop!

This once formidable military base has now been transformed into a sprawling parkland with epic views and the Golden Gate Bridge.

We take the local cyclist route to the Bridge through the Presidio that no other bike tour does.

SF’s most iconic neighborhood park, home to the famous Painted Lady Victorian houses aka the ‘Full House houses’. Amazing city views! 

An airfield at the dawn of aviator now home to beautiful beachfront bike paths, incredible Bridge, city, and Alcatraz views.

🍩 The Food

INCLUDED! We’ll stop at one these iconic SF bakeries for a special treat.

SF’s most legendary and delicious donut shop. The finest classic donuts with gourmet and seasonal flavors. A beloved and irresistible local icon.

Jane Bakery is SF’s fave new gourmet bakery, reviving a classic Americana Cafe (the Toy Boat). All the old school charm meets fine pastries and SF’s best cookies.

A beloved local institution, this Russian bakery serves up some of SF’s finest pastries, some of which you won’t find anywhere else.

🏘️ Neighborhoods you’ll visit

Our starting and end location! The legendary neighborhood was made famous by Hippie movement and Summer of Love in the late ’60’s. Full of SF’s grandest Victorian architecture (and ‘painted ladies’), quirkiest shops, and best vintage stores.

A diverse neighborhood with some of SF’s best food. We’ll stop at Clement Street., the main business district, which is like a 40-block long more diverse Chinatown packed with local goodness.

The country in the USA’s 2nd densest city. Mostly brilliant parkland, the Presidio is also full of cool old officer housing and WWI era military buildings that have been restored. Well see epic bay and ocean views here, as we ride to the Golden Gate Bridge.

This super polished bayside neighborhood is full of Villa-like homes and art deco architecture. This part of town has its origins in the 1915 World’s Fair, with Palace of Fine Arts still standing on the edge of the hood.

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This neighborhood is home to the famous Wiggle bike route, SF’s best small record stores, and finest beer bars.


Not Included

Skill Level & Safety
We characterize this tour as easy-moderate. Physically this ride is easy.

Moderate = you should be comfortable riding a bike. Our bikes are easy to ride and we give you plenty of time to get comfortable before departing.

Notes about this tour and why it’s easy-moderate: the ride requires that you navigate several hills, some of which are steeper. Our bikes are well suited and safe for this terrain. Your expert local guide will take you on quiet back roads and official bike routes the entire time, but you will have to share the road with cars at times.

Safety: We take safety seriously. There is an extensive pre-ride safety briefing and we provide the best quality helmets. See our safety page for more detailed information.

Questions: If you have any questions about the difficulty of this tour or if it’s right for you, please contact us, we’re happy to help!

Uncover one of SF's most distinctive neighborhood view at the Star King open space
Ride SF's real most-crooked street (sorry Lombard!)in the Potrero Hill neighborhood
A brilliant mosaic art piece at a school in Potrero Hill
Stop for a cone at SF's best organic ice cream shop
Reveal some of SF's most brilliant architecture
Experience the tranquility of San Francisco nature in this brilliant hilltop community
See the charming, vintage Victorian architecture of SF's true local neighborhoods
Discover some of the city's most distinctive murals along the way
See some of SF's oldest and most distinctive Victorian architecture
Roll by SF's best craft breweries in the Potrero and Dogpatch neighborhoods
Explore the sunny Potrero Hill neighborhood with the city's best views
Explore the sunny Potrero Hill neighborhood with the city's best views
See the home of the Golden State Warriors and revel in one of SF's coolest art pieces
See SF's only houseboat community along the Mission Creek trail
Get a taste of some of SF's best beer at the Magnolia brewery in the Dogpatch
Stop for SF's best sandwiches and cheese
FRISCO! Ride by the legendary Hell's Angels motorcycle clubhouse
See classic untouched architecture in SF's old Dogpatch neighborhood
See the legendary Anchor Brewery, SF's oldest and most famous
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Have more fun and never worry about the hills on our easy to ride ebikes.
We lovingly custom-build each electric bike to give you the best, safest, and most fun ride around. We promise they’ll be the best bike tour bikes you’ve ever ridden and a cut above anything else offered in SF. All our bikes are unique (like you!) but have the cool features you see below.
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Here, you’ll receive an overview of the route and a safety briefing, get fitted to the bikes, and go on a test ride. Once you’re comfortable, you’ll be ready for your adventure.
Ride SF’s most-biked road, Market Street, past famous tech world headquarters and historic U.S. Mint to SF’s most famous and beloved bicycle route, the Wiggle. Along the way, we’ll explore the charming Duboce Triangle and Lower Haight neighborhoods, full of historic architecture.
We’ll zoom uphill into one of SF’s most legendary neighborhoods, the Haight Ashbury, epicenter of the 1960s hippie movement. In the Haight, you’ll explore the city’s quirkiest business district and grand Victorian architecture and see SF’s finest “Painted Ladies”.
Discover the most beautiful, historic parts of our grand urban park, including the Conservatory of Flowers, the DeYoung Museum, and the California Academy of Science. We’ll roll into Richmond District neighborhood and pick up lunch at SF’s best Bahn Mi sandwich shop. Then, it’s just a short ride to our picnic spot in the Presidio.
Enjoy a tasty lunch at the aptly-named Inspiration Point with sweeping views of Alcatraz, Angel Island, the San Francisco Bay, and Napa County. Next, we’ll roll through the lush cypress, redwood, and bunker-lined roads of the Presidio. Then, the grand reveal: the single most epic view of Golden Gate Bridge know only to in-the-know local cyclists. This supreme panoramic view is framed by the Pacific Ocean, Land’s End, the Marin Headlands, and the Farallon Islands (and whales (!) on the clearest days).
We’ll get up close and personal with our grandest landmark as you take a spin onto the Bridge for the best views and photo ops. You’ll learn the fascinating history of the Bridge’s engineering and construction. The incredible views continue as we roll down the bike path and connect to Bay waterfront for another Bridge view featuring iconic Ft. Point.
Ride the waterfront bike trail along Crissy Field with panoramic Bay views, to the last remaining building of the 1915 World’s Fair, the grand neo-classical Palace of Fine Arts. We’ll cruise through the pristine Marina neighborhood to the top of Ft. Mason for our last look at the Golden Gate Bridge, out to Sausalito, and majestic Mt. Tamalpais, the highest point in Marin County.
Roll on down to Aquatic Park where you’ll get an up close view of Alcatraz and Ghirardelli Square at the edge of Fisherman’s Wharf. We’ll connect with the local’s side of town via a cool urban bikeway through the posh Russian Hill neighborhood. Minutes later, we’ll arrive at the Civic Center, home to SF’s grand City Hall and other titan buildings paramount to the city’s art and culture. Then, it’s just a short hop back to the shop.
Don’t worry, we’ll include a bunch of helpful details and everything you need to know for the tour in you confirmation email after booking. Here are some common questions, answered.
All tours begin and end in our bike workshop in the centrally local South of Market neighborhood. Here is a map to our location.  

If you are staying locally, we recommend getting dropped off here via taxi, Lyft, or Uber since it’s super easy. We’re also about a 25 minute walk from Union Square hotels.


If you do drive, there is free parking 2 blocks away at Costco. Here are directions to the lot.

The short answer is yes, very safe. Our tours leverage the experience of nearly 20 years of daily biking in San Francisco. Your expert local guide will lead you on the safest, most scenic bike routes and backroads in SF, and all of our tours ride at least 95% in official bike lanes. For more safety info, see our safety page.

We’re curious travellers and appreciate authentic, high-quality local experiences, shared by passionate and knowledgeable locals. We deliver that on every bike tour we give, so you feel like your riding along with a good friend who knows all the best routes and places to explore by bike. You’ll experience the real San Francisco with cool longtime locals who are immersed in the city’s bike culture, food, and history. You’ll also get the most interesting perspectives on must-see landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park, while exploring the hidden gems beloved by locals.

In short, you’ll get an wholly authentic, non-touristy experience that provides a greater depth, better biking, and a complete local adventure that exceeds what you could do on your own.

We custom build all our electric bikes in house, using the best parts around using steel frames from Trek and Specialized. We promise they’ll be the best bike tour bikes you’ve ever ridden, designed just for the special riding we have here in SF. They feature comfortable upright riding positions, extra safe brakes, wide tires, cushy saddles, and baskets so you can carry your stuff.

The bikes are very easy to ride and super fun. If you’ve never ridden an electric bike (like most of our guests), just know they function and feel a lot like a normal bike and you’ll get the hang of them in just a minute. The electric bike also allows you to choose how easy the ride is, so you can conquer the steepest SF hills (and enjoy the best views) without breaking a sweat.

Our electric tours are for age 13+. Our insurance company sets this minimum age and it’s standard throughout SF :).

Have kids younger than 13?

We do offer custom tours for families on traditional bikes. Just contact us and we’re happy to chat about details and set something up ideal for you.

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Explore all of must-see SF on this adventure!

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SF’s most epic biking, views, and outdoors

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Don’t hesitate to drop us a line anytime. Our friendly, knowledgeable team of SF locals is happy to chat with you.