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River Arts District of Asheville E-Bike Tour

Quick Details

Highlights:

  • Stop at local art marketplaces and galleries
  • Ride your e-bike on safe bike-only paths and bike lanes
  • Explore the River Arts District of Asheville and its vibrant art scene
  • Meet local artists and learn about their craft
While we do accept walk-up participants, our tours and rentals regularly sell out. To get your preferred choice, we highly recommend booking as soon as possible.
Bike for Rider Ages 16+
Sunday to Thursday
$69
Friday and Saturday
$75
Bikes for Carrying Child Adult Rider with Child Age 15 and Under
Sunday to Thursday
$79
Friday and Saturday
$85

A Community of Crafts People

Join our Flying Bike guides for an e-bike ride through the renowned River Arts District (RAD) of Asheville. You’ll meet local artists and get a front-row seat to watch them practice their craft. The tour will take you off the beaten path, guiding you down bike lanes and bike greenways along the banks of the gently flowing French Broad River. Our first stop will be at The Marquee, an enormous art marketplace of curated vendors from around the region and beyond. Their collection contains artwork of all kinds, including photography, metalwork, woodwork, paintings, and pottery. We will also stop at Riverview Station, a massive industrial warehouse that has been converted into art galleries and studio spaces and is now home to more than 60 artists, craftspeople, and entrepreneurs.

After visiting The Marquee, we will continue riding down the French Broad River Greenway until we reach Small Batch Glass. There we will watch a master glassblower hard at work creating new masterpieces and learn about all the steps involved in creating a handmade glass piece. Before returning to our shop, we will make one last stop at New Belgium Brewery where guests can purchase a thirst-quenching pint and a tasty meal from a food truck. This tour is for those who want to experience Asheville’s vibrant local art scene, take advantage of our extensive bike infrastructure and enjoy the company of a friendly guide.

*Please note that food and drinks are not included in the cost of the tour but can be purchased separately.

Experience more

With so much to do in Asheville, it can be challenging to see it all. Our electric bike tours give you a lay of the land and our expert guides provide local recommendations about the best our town has to offer. No cramming into crowded buses or trollies and no uncomfortable headsets, you will feel the crisp mountain breeze on your face as you ride through the historic avenues of Asheville.

Great Tour, Best Price Guarantee

The Flying Bike tours are ranked the #1 outdoor activity in Asheville on Tripadvisor! With over 1,000 five-star reviews, we are confident that you will enjoy your experience with The Flying Bike. Book directly on The Flying Bike website or call our office to get the best price on our tours and rentals. Find it cheaper? We’ll refund the difference!

See what others are saying...

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Amazing Experience!

The Flying Bike Tour was a wonderful experience for our group of 11 women. Our guides, Steph and Alex were knowledgeable and fun. We biked through neighborhoods and experienced many of the beautiful sights Asheville has to offer. The bikes were awesome and easy to ride and our guides ensured our tour was safe and enjoyable for everyone.

– Sue B. | Tripadvisor
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Worth It - Amazing Time

If anyone is visiting Asheville or some other city I highly suggest doing a E-Bike Tour. We did one this morning with The Flying Bike. It was amazing. Our tour guide Joe was very informative and made the tour exceptional. Thank you.

– Jason K. | Tripadvisor
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E-bikes are so much fun!

What a great way to see Asheville. We felt well prepared after they showed us the bikes. All of us from ages 9-45 enjoyed it. Our guide, Ana, did a good job of showing us the highlights and pointing out restaurants for a family.

– Emily Kaminski | Google

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