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Bogota Bike Tours offers guided bicycle tours and bicycle rentals in Bogota, Colombia.

The Orange Wave

If only the whole world were a lot like The Netherlands, then bike tours would be a huge business, and the world would be a much better place. At Bogotá Bike Tours we normally get Dutch riders in numbers far … Continue reading

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Free* Walking Tours!

Bogotá Bike Tours now offers Free* Walking Tours Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m., leaving from our shop at Carrera 3 No. 12-72, in La Candelaria. Visit the most important and interesting sites in Bogotá’s historical center, the La … Continue reading

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Photo of the Month

I love this photo of Sasha, a bike tourist from the Bahamas, posing with two local girls, Sofia and Andrea, in front of a piece of street art we sometimes visit during our tours. The mural shows Rosie the Riveter, … Continue reading

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A Visit To Greenman, the Manure Artist

During a recent bike tour we passed through the campus of the National University, which is always an interesting place, thanks to its frequent protests, colorful graffiti and radical left-wing politics. (It is also a good university). This time, we … Continue reading

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Visiting the ExpoBici

Today’s bike tour visited ExpoBici, an exhibition of bike products and activities held near Simon Bolivar Park and part of the Semana de la Bicicleta (Bicycle Week). The event included marketing, but also excitement, technology and even romance.

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Riding With the Kites in Simon Bolivar Park

August is traditionally Bogotá’s kite flying month, thanks to the vigorous winds. And the place to be is Simon Bolivar Park, Bogotá’s largest public park. Today, the 7 de agosto holiday, kites filled the sky and happy kids filled the … Continue reading

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Visiting a Coffee Plantation

Recently, Briton Laura visited a coffee plantation a few hours west of Bogotá with Bogotá Bike Tours. Laura and Karolina, the guide, loaded their bikes onto a bus in north Bogotá and rode west, to near the town of Alban, … Continue reading

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