There is no better way to see the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge than cycling alongside our fun, knowledgable guides! Biking the Bridge is made easy with a beautiful flat bike path that cuts through Presidio National Park and out to the Golden Gate Bridge.
If you’ve already made it to Sausalito and you’re still looking for more fun, venture the waterfront bike path to the charming seaside town of Tiburon. Enjoy the restaurants and breathtaking views from Belvedere before returning on the ferry.
Cruise through Golden Gate Park and take in the sights and sounds of one of San Francisco’s greatest treasures. World-class museums, playgrounds, lakes, picnicking spots, and trails make this a destination the whole group will enjoy!
Angel Island State Park is the perfect place for biking; panoramic views of the bay and San Francisco skyline make this trip a popular choice for visitors and locals alike. No public motor vehicles are allowed on the island - another added bonus.
This tour is one of our best-loved excursions due to the magnificent location, easy pedaling, sunny climate, and abundance of small and intimate family owned wineries. Beginning in historic Sonoma Plaza, visit the restored Victorian home of General Vallejo before pedaling to four unique wineries in the area.
Beginning in Healdsburg, cycle up the East Side of the Valley to Lake Sonoma and back down through the West Side - you won’t ever get bored on this tour! Visit the fishing hatchery of Lake Sonoma, a state-of-the-art facility built to replace and enhance salmon and steelhead spawning grounds. Before riding back through the West Side, relax and enjoy Blazing Saddles’ delicious picnic lunch!
Find out why Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the United States! Napa not only produces some of the best wines in the world, there is a special feeling to the Valley itself. Its charming scenery, magnificent climate, and many celebrated wineries make this a wine Mecca for visitors from all over the world. All of our bike routes around Napa include the Silverado Trail because it has less vehicle traffic and wider shoulders for biking. Our most popular tour is just six miles north of Napa in the quaint town of Yountville. Here you’ll visit such wineries such as Clos Du Val, Stags’ Leap and Pine Ridge, and remember that we are happy to provide a picnic lunch to go along with your beverages!
Our Coastside Trail Tour is designed as a casual sightseeing trip and travels along the coast through historic downtown Half Moon Bay, then north along the Coastside Trail through Princeton by the Sea to Pillar Point Harbor. This is an almost flat ride with some short exposure on Highway 1 and a small incline heading north just before Pillar Point Harbor. An energetic group may wish to do the round trip of 18 miles, and the ride can also be extended by 5 miles to include a trip through majestic Purisma Creek.
Enjoy a beautiful tour on the 17 Mile Drive, one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world! Cruise past the rugged coastline of Asilomar State Beach at Spanish Bay and listen to tales of shipwrecked vessels at the turbulent area where seven ocean currents converge near Point Joe. Continue to Pebble Beach where you’ll see The Lone Cypress Tree, a famous natural landmark, as well as the professional golf courses the area is known for. Conclude your tour at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, or continue on to the nearby seaside town of Carmel where you can eat, drink, and shop on Ocean Avenue, or visit the Carmel Mission to learn more of the area’s rich history. Throughout your tour, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy breathtaking views of Northern California’s stunning coast!
Windswept ridges, lush valleys and ocean beaches are all part of the incredible offerings of the Marin Headlands. Beginning at the base of the Marin Headlands, climb up the famous Conzelman Road to Hawk Hill for magnificent views back to San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Once at the top, it’s time to get down and dirty on the off-road Coastal Trail for a winding ride down to the Visitor’s Center and Rodeo Beach. Criss-cross Tennessee Valley across Wolf Ridge and Coyote Ridge on some exciting track paths before heading back to Rodeo Beach. Make the loop back to where you started, then finish your ride on a gentle downhill cruise to beautiful Sausalito.
Mt Tamalpais is recognized as the birthplace of mountain biking! With that in mind, we have designed the ultimate mountain biking experience that will take your group to the 2,571-foot summit of Mt Tamalpais for an incredible 360 degree view of the entire Bay Area. We’ll start the ride at the Pantoll Ranger Station halfway up the mountain, and climb to the top by pedaling up the scenic roadbed that was once the home of the ‘Crookedest Railway in the World’! After a breathtaking climb through ancient redwood canopies to the summit, you’ll coast down the mountain into the charming town of Mill Valley.
At Blazing Saddles we have the perfect bikes, friendly staff, and knowledgeable guides to provide you and your group with an unforgettable experience. Besides the above tour recommendations, there are two other options for your riding enjoyment; pricing varies based on the option selected:
Bike rentals for groups
We’re located right on the bike path with no cars or traffic, the perfect place for groups to begin! We’ll go over detailed route directions with everyone, pointing out the best things to do and see along the way. We’ll also familiarize your group with our bikes and fit each person individually to their bike for sustained comfort.
Custom guided bike tours for groups
create a custom ride and explore new boundaries.Our local and knowledgeable guides will lead you on the ride of a lifetime, pointing out the best photo spots and vista points along the way. They’ll also share entertaining and educational historic information en route. Ride over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito or
For groups of 8 or more we offer $5 off the day rate for each biker.
All bikes may be picked up from our spacious and convenient location on the bike path at 2715 Hyde Street.
Whenever you’re ready to set up a memorable event, just call or e-mail us and we’ll get your group rolling!