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We’ve done many bike tours both domestically and internationally, and Nick was far and away the best bike tour guide we’ve ever had!!! His passion for San Francisco as well as his knowledge of history and interesting tidbits of information kept us thoroughly entert...

Susan and Mark Greenwood

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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We took Nick’s tour as part of a girl's weekend in SF and it was 100% the highlight! We had so much fun riding throughout the city on our custom bikes. Not being avid cyclists we were a little nervous about biking in hilly SF but the electric bikes made it so fun and...

Brittni Smith

Eugene, Oregon Jun, 2020

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So much history and fun information, our minds and eyes were happily satisfied. I appreciated the pictures he had to show what the city looked like a hundred years ago from the vantage point where we were sitting….and so much more ! I always felt safe and Nick made...

Teresa Nielsen

Seattle, Washington Feb, 2020

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Everything was perfect—bikes in great condition and suited for a well-chosen route that both entertained and informed. Nick takes a keen interest in everything around him and delivers up a tour that reflects both his personal tastes and a more universal appreciatio...

Dan Shaw

Vancouver, B.C. Jan, 2020

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Dandyhorse was amazing! I went on the tour solo as my husband was at a conference. Nick, made me feel welcome right away. He had my bike handpicked prior to arrival and spent time before I left reviewing SF history and what I’d see all the way. They route included ...

Stacy Ross

New York City Nov, 2019

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Nick was a fantastic guide for our bike tour!!! It seemed as though he was BORN for this! I went into the experience with low expectations and some trepidation about how long the bike ride would be and my abilities to navigate the mean streets (kidding) of San Fran...

David Pugh

New York City Jun, 2020

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What a wonderful and original experience! I got to see a part of SF I’d never seen before through the eyes of someone who could reveal hidden layers I’d never have seen on my own. Nick is the most passionate and knowledgeable host – thank you!

Geoff Law

Mill Valley, California Jun, 2019

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My wife came up to me during this tour and said, “This is the best day I’ve ever had as a traveler!” That blew me away because I was just about to say the exact same thing to her! Nick exceeded our expectations on every level with his vibrant explanations of the ci...

Stacy Ross

Los Angeles, California Nov, 2019

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Nick is an amazing host and tour guide. I am a local and I’ve learned so much during this wonderful bike ride than I did all these years. I especially enjoyed all of our food stops.

Ikram Minsori

San Francisco Dec, 2018

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We don’t really like organized tours so this was something we wouldn’t have usually booked but it sounded interesting and the positive reviews convinced us; we were so glad we did it! Nick is really passionate about San Francisco and has some great tidbits of knowledge about the city. We went to ...

Mark Lomas

London, UK Jun, 2020

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Even though we live in San Francisco we saw parts of the city we hadn’t explored before. This is a great way to spend an afternoon and get a fresh local’s perspective of SF and discover new places. 

Shruti Ramesh

San Francisco Mar, 2020

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I am so grateful that I did choose this self-guided tour opposed to renting a bike and doing the ride solo. Nick, the owner of Dandyhorse,  is such a friendly character full of energy and full of useful information.  Before we set off, Nick giving us all ...

Aaron Sappho

Berkeley, California Jun, 2020

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We are so happy that we did the Dandyhorse Bike Tour! My husband is an avid biker, myself and our college age kids with us, not so much, but we all were able to keep up and enjoy the tour. Danyhorse was awesome at including information about the different neighborh...

Kristi Garcia

Los Angeles, California Oct, 2019

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We had the best time on Danyhorse’s self-guided tour. Fabulous custom built bikes to cycle the beautiful route taking in a plethora of fascinating sights and neighbourhoods that only a local expert could put together.  Dandyhorse has a gift for storytelling an...

Natasha Pitmann

Seattle, Washington Feb, 2020

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Nick is an amazing bike tour guide. First, you will be on one of his custom-made bikes that feels like something you would have bought for yourself. No cheap mass produced bikes here. Nick has gone to extraordinary lengths to keep the tour route accessible and on d...

Cristina Papelli

Calgary, Canada Apr, 2019

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This was our best experience in San Francisco. Nick is an over the top, out of this world guide. He weaves the different neighborhoods in the city into a rideable and enjoyable day, full of unexpected surprises, with lots of insider tips and history woven throughout. Don’t miss it!

John and Jill Greene

Palm Beach, Florida Jun, 2020

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We had the best time on Danyhorse’s self-guided tour. Fabulous custom built bikes to cycle the beautiful route taking in a plethora of fascinating sights and neighbourhoods that only a local expert could put together.  Dandyhorse has a gift for storytelling an...

Kate McKirl

Gallway, Ireland Jun, 2020

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Happy I made the right choice of picking the smaller, human scale and authentic company run by the very passionate Nick. I’m sure this will soon be the more popular bike tour option, get in now. We saw so many diverse hoods an...

Omar Abouel

Quebec, Canada Aug, 2019

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Our self-guided tour was a true San Francisco adventure, from the views, architecture to landmarks to mural culture, and of course, food! The electric bicycles were in excellent shape and made riding so easy and fun. Nick at Dandyhorse also answered many questions ...

Matthew Nyholm

Portland, Oregon Jun, 2020

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Dandyhorse offered such an authentic and epic experience on so many levels… our guide, Nick, possessed so much detail about architecture, history, neighborhoods etc even locals (not on the tour) were commenting on how they lea...

Luke Taylor

Washington, D.C. Jun, 2019

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As a new resident, this bike tour is a super orientation of the city and some of its unique neighborhoods. Nick did an exceptional job making us feel welcome and providing lots of incredible sights and yummy surprises along the way. I would do this again in heartbe...

Lisa Karuna

San Francisco Jun, 2020

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We have spent 3 full weeks in San Francisco over the past 3 years. When we are on vacation, we like to be super active and do lots of things. This without a doubt is our most favorite thing we have done on any of our visits. We have done segways, gone to Alcatraz, ...

Susan and Stephen Labrum

Park City, Utah Apr, 2019

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I had so much fun on this tour–Nick’s animated personality and enthusiasm for the city/biking made this experience very enjoyable. He was extremely knowledgeable and taught me way more than I expected to learn– I probably know more about San Francisco now than I do...

Madeline Ballou

Philadelphia, Pennyslvania Mar, 2020

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This was my favorite thing we did on our brief visit to San Francisco. If I had tried to do this on my own, I would have been lost a million times, missed out on hidden gems, and not learned even a fraction as much fascinating history about the city.

Sara Murinich

Nashville, Tennessee Feb, 2020

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This self-guided bike tour was a fantastic way to explore the best of the Mission district and other cool neighborhoods – I would never have discovered the quirky places, amazing food, stunning street art or learned about the history of the place without Dandyhorse...

Emma Rao

Palo Alto, California Jun, 2020

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I don’t usually write reviews. But I have to to for this experience. The Essential SF Bike Tour was simply fantastic. Nick was a superb host who went out of his way to make sure that everyone had a wonderful time. It was a great way to see San Francisco and Nick’s ...

Adrian Muller

Melbourne, Australia Jun, 2020

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This was my favorite thing we did on our brief visit to San Francisco. If I had tried to do this on my own, I would have been lost a million times, missed out on hidden gems, and not learned even a fraction as much fascinating history about the city.

Amey Corson

Oakland, California Oct, 2019

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Nick from Dandyhorse just took us on our best experience in San Francisco! My husband and I got a real taste of the varied and dynamic cultures and history of all the very best, unique SF neighbourhoods, local haunts and incredible eateries. Whether you are an art ...

Oakland, California Oct, 2019

Sydney, Australia Feb, 2020

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I don’t usually write reviews. But I have to to for this experience. The Essential SF Bike Tour was simply fantastic. Nick was a superb host who went out of his way to make sure that everyone had a wonderful time. It was a great way to see San Francisco and Nick’s ...

Adrian Muller

Melbourne, Australia Jun, 2020

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This was my favorite thing we did on our brief visit to San Francisco. If I had tried to do this on my own, I would have been lost a million times, missed out on hidden gems, and not learned even a fraction as much fascinating history about the city.

Amey Corson

Oakland, California Oct, 2019

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There are plenty of bike tour companies in SF, but nothing like Dandyhorse. It’s the lovingly personal creation of Nick Hormuth, who is both a bike nerd and a San Francisco nerd. Nick is California-earnest and outgoing–conceivably too much for some, but this crusty...

JD Lexington

Boston, Massachusetts Oct, 2018

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This is a must-do tour of SF and totally worth every penny! We wouldn’t have explored 10% of what we saw if we’d tried to tour the city on our own. Plus Nick’s insights, stories, history and tips are absolutely priceless. Also the bikes are so good – comfortable, s...

Susie and James Evans

London, UK Jun, 2019

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We had a great time seeing San Francisco on our self-guided adventure. All the details and unique insights into the city really made our day. The bike route is beautiful, has incredible views, while going through several of the best landmarks in the city, and ridin...

Inês and Cyrille Neary

Santa Monica, California Jun, 2020

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We saw more of San Francisco then I ever imagined. We just booked the day tour to start but had such a great experience with Nick we booked the night tour the next day and it was even better. Got to see a completely different side of town. Nick was a great guide, v...

Aaron Pauley

Sydney, Australia Jun, 2020

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We had a great time on Nick’s Night Cycle Food Tour – he’s a great guide! There were a range of bikes to choose from, all of great quality which he adjusted to ensure a comfy ride for everyone. Nick brought us to parts of the city we would never have explored on ou...

Kate Gattnar

Berlin, Germany Jul, 2019

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I loved this tour. Highly recommended for locals who want a really fun day out and to see and learn some more about the city. Nick was an excellent guide, and he’d thought of everything – from customising each bike to each person, to taking you around the best spot...

Heidi Yang

San Mateo Oct, 2019

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Nick is an amazing tour guide of the local scene & how proud he is of the history & heritage of his beloved city shows through beautifully in his tour. The second you arrive at his shop he has all kinds of books and literature in a short presentation about ...

Kat Bunnell

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dec, 2019

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Our bike tour with Nick was by far and away the most fun, informative and unique experience we’ve had in San Francisco. His engaging style and fantastic historical and current day context made this ride one we will not soon forget. Thank you Nick for your passion and energy… we will be back

Laura and Darren Porter

Sonoma, California Jun, 2020

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As many others have commented, Nick was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and enthusiastic. He gave lots of good info on all the neighborhoods we rode through to help us (people moving to SF soon) a great feel of the city and where we want to apartment hunt. The r...

Kelly Zabel

Brooklyn, New York Jan, 2019

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This was an incredible experience! Such a rare perspective of the city and with some amazing views. The food was especially tasty, it was nice getting little snacks along the way. Nick was great, kind, welcoming and over all a...

Melissa Ortiz

San Jose, California Mar, 2020

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Wow. This was a fantastic way of really seeing the neighborhoods of SF. With so many choices of bike tour companies, I did my research and it really paid off. Dandyhorse has a really well planned and thoughtful tours. As you travel through neighborhoods Nick (the o...

Susan Plunis

New Haven, Connecticut Aug, 2019

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Nick was definitely a surprise and delight type of business owner. TOP DOWN service, well thought out route, reasonably priced, felt safe the ENTIRE time, bikes were flawless, we had a slight hiccup on a unavoidable flat and he handled it like a champ! Our tour fel...

Tamara Taylor

San Diego, California Dec, 2018

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Go on this tour. You will finish it wanting an audio recording of all of the historical, cultural, architectural, and community knowledge that Nick shares with the group. He was extremely personable, a vivid storyteller, and accommodating to all levels of bike riders. It was superb. Way to go, Nick.

Melanie Anderson

Chicago, Illinois Dec, 2018

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Had a great experience whilst cycling with Nick and the rest of the tour members. Nick is extremely knowledgeable and you can tell straight away that he is very passionate about what he does.I always felt safe cycling through ...

Tomás de Silva

Lisbon, Portugal May, 2019

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Probably our favorite thing we did in San Francisco- going at our own pace, with everything perfectly mapped made for a delightful ride. We saw many of the classic sights, including the completely beautiful path to the Golden Gate Bridge.  what we loved too we...

Chelsea Codi

Austin, Texas Dec, 2019

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Nick’s preparation (and enthusiasm) for the group tour is immediately noticeable upon arrival at his bike shop. Every details planned from the iPad check in, chairs fo sitting, great music (groovy analog equipment), custom made bikes with our names on it…all a good...

Jason Philips

Brooklyn, New York Apr, 2019