Asheville Highlights Bike Tour

Come ride powerful bikes and hear powerful stories! Experience why people past and present fall in love with Asheville and move here to make their mark!

Meet us in the exciting South Slope brewery district and start your ride with an effortless ascent that will put an electric-bike smile on your face! Our friendly guides will point out the unique, independent restaurants, galleries and breweries that you will not want to miss!

At The Basilica of St. Lawrence, see for yourself why the Vanderbilts spared no expense to bring one of the world’s premier architectural craftsmen from Barcelona to help build their sprawling estate. From there, you will ride through the Historic Montford Neighborhood on our way to the Grove Park Inn, which is both a high-point and highlight of the tour with spectacular panoramic views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the Asheville skyline.

Finally, we’ll stop in Pack Square Park, the heart of the amazing architecture and activity and intrigue that make Asheville so different from anywhere else.


Tour Highlights

• The Basilica of St. Lawrence • The historic Montford Neighborhood
• The Grove Park Inn • Pack Square Park

Meeting Point

This tour meets at 170 Lyman St Suite #2, Asheville, NC 28801

Important Information
Where is the meeting point?

This tour meets at 170 Lyman St Suite #2, Asheville, NC 28801

What's the cancellation policy?

We’re happy to offer free changes and 100% refund up to 24 hours before tour departure. Failure to cancel a reservation at least 24 hours prior to scheduled departure may result in forfeited travel funds. Fare difference may apply.

What are your covid policies?

We are fortunate that biking is an outdoor activity, which helps limit the spread of COVID-19. The health and safety of our guests and our community is our focus during this challenging time. Here is our plan at The Flying Bike to help keep everyone as safe as possible:

Hand sanitizer, buffs or masks, and gloves are available at our shop before the start of your tour or rental. A restroom is available on-site as well.
At this time, we are limiting mixed groups to parties of 8.
We ask that parties that did not come together keep at least a 6-foot distance between themselves and other guests and guides. In the case that less than 6 feet become necessary, we require that you wear a mask or buff. If you prefer to be with only your group members, please book a private tour.
We are limiting indoor time as much as possible. Orientation at the start of your tour or rental will be done outside. Waivers will be signed electronically prior to arrival or with your phone on-site. Helmet pick up will be near the door. Any time indoors, whether in the shop or during tour stops, will not be required. We ask that all guests and staff wear masks or buffs while indoors.
Bikes are cleaned and wiped down with an alcohol-based disinfectant after every ride.
Helmets are wiped down and sprayed with alcohol-based disinfectant after every ride. Tour participants may also bring their own helmet if they prefer.
Guests are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle which can be filled with cold spring water at the shop.
A health screening section has been added to our waivers, to help ensure the safety of guests and staff. Both guides and guests will be screened before the start of the tour for any symptoms of COVID-19.

What if it rains?

We will ride in light rain if customers are comfortable. Otherwise we offer a full refund.

Is this a good tour for kids?

Yes! We can accommodate kids on the back of a cargo bike with their parent or guardian riding.

What kind of bikes do you use?

We use Pedego electric bikes bikes. The specific models are the Boomerang, Element, and Stretch Cargo

Are helmets mandatory?


Will we enter any of the monuments that we see?

We'll enter the Grove Park Inn

How long is the tour?

The tour is about three hours long and covers a distance of 8.75 miles/14 kilometers.

Can I leave the tour early?

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate special requests like this on our group tours, and ask that you plan on staying with us until the tour is over.

Can I store my luggage at your shop during the tour?


Will my bike have a basket?

Your bike will have a trunk bag where you can store your personal belongings.

What's included?

We provide the bike, helmet, poncho if needed, hand warmers and gloves in winter months. We also offer water but ask that guests bring their own water bottle or buy a souvenir bottle for $4.

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