Daily E-bike Tours

Daily Banff E-Bike Tours

Join the first and only certified bike guides permitted on the trails of Banff National Park and let them take you on an unforgettable adventure! Whether you want to escape the crowds to knock off all the local, hidden gems or experience a thrilling Banff mountain bike adventure – we got you covered – ebike rentals included! Our local, professional and energetic guides will provide you with all the skills and thrills for an epic experience on the best Banff bike trails that will leave you grinning ear-to-ear. We ONLY offer small  tours in and around Banff, to maximize your experience. We have a variety of  Banff cycle tours to choose from suitable for beginner to advanced riders and including family adventures. Want to feel like a local? Come take a ride with us in our incredible mountain playground. 

TASTE OF THE TRAILS BANFF EBIKE TOUR

Our most scenic, off the beaten path experience. An easy introduction to riding a pedal assist ebike on  multi use trails and pathways in Banff National Park. This tour is suitable for those looking to knock off all the hidden gems of Banff in just a couple of hours. This is very accessible to beginner riders, those looking for a fun, scenic tour of our favourite Banff bike trails, away from the busy roads while hitting all the local hot spots. This is the BEST Banff bike tour for families of all ages and sizes – ebike rentals included! You must know how to ride a bike comfortably in order to join this tour.  Not sure if this is you? Book a private tour – our certified instructors can get you up to speed in no time!

TOUR DETAILS
DISTANCE: 15-20 km
DURATION: 2 hours
GROUP SIZE: 2-6 (min 2 riders)
COST: $159.00 per rider

ULTIMATE INTERMEDIATE MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR

Our Intermediate mountain bike tour featuring some of the best Banff bike trails that the area has to offer. This is the “Ultimate” Mountain bike experience and always includes your ebike rentals. This bike tour is suitable for experienced cyclists or beginner to intermediate mountain bikers looking for some more challenging terrain. An above average level of fitness and good cycling skills and/or athleticism are required in order to take part in this Banff mountain bike tour. Not sure if this is you? Book a private tour – our certified instructors can get you up to speed in no time!

Experience level: You own a bicycle of any kind and cycle on a somewhat regular basis – (whether that be commuting, weekend warrior or simply are known for taking on adventurous activities while on vacation)
Fitness Level: Should be comfortable with a minimum of 2 hours of continuous moderate cardiovascular activity (run/jog, bike, hike)
Terrain: After a short skill assessment on flat terrain, you will venture off on a mix of green and blue rated single track

TOUR DETAILS
DISTANCE: 15-20 km
DURATION: 2 hours
GROUP SIZE: 2-6 riders (min 2 riders)
COST: $159.00 per rider

Not sure of your skills or level of fitness? Call us, or book a private tour.

Mountain Biking in Banff


What’s included with e-bike tour?

  • e-bike Orbea Urrun
  • Helmet
  • A local, professional and energetic guide
  • Plenty of stops for those epic Instagram shots
  • Basic skills and pro tips so you can have THE most amount of fun

What to bring for your e-bike tour:

  • A rain jacket – MANDATORY!
  • Flat soled shoes if you have them, runners will work.
  • Full fingered gloves and protective eyewear (sunglasses or safety glasses)
  • Helmets are mandatory and included in tour cost. Feel free to bring your own
  • Dress in thin layers in order to be mobile and remove if necessary
  • e-biking does not require as much effort as regular cycling, so layers are key.
  • A backpack with water, snacks and room to store layers
  • Chamois (aka padded bike shorts) if you have em.

Please note that safety is our first priority. If the guide believes your attire or fitness/skill level does not meet the requirements, or isn’t appropriate and compromises your safety, you may not be able to participate. You MUST be able to comfortably ride a bike to join a group tour. Want to learn how to ride a bike? We can teach you! Book a private session.

P: 587-205-8356
E: info@bikescape.ca

Daily E-mountain Bike Tours FAQs

Meet 15 minutes prior to tour time, get fitted on bikes and in helmets, safety briefing and away you go. Two hours of adventuring for both The Taste of the Trails and the Ultimate Intermediate Mountain E-bike Tours.

Unless otherwise noted, our daily e-bike tours meet out front of Bear Street Outfitters - 203a Bear Street. For map, click HERE

For our Taste of the Trails Banff ebike tour you will be whisked away from the busy-ness of the downtown core and escorted off the beaten path to our favourite "local's only, hidden gems". Iconic spots include the Fenland Loop towards the stunning backdrop of Vermillion Lakes, The Cave & Basin (our National Historic Site), The Fairmont Banff Springs, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and Central Park to name a few (Ya, we got you covered for ALL the local sights and ALL by bike!

For our Ultimate Intermediate Mountain eBike Tour - We guide you on some of the best single track that Banff has to offer. Not to mention we are the ONLY guiding operation permitted on the Tunnel Mountain Network of trails. Stunning views of ALL our local mountains and ranges are visible throughout this tour.

Rest assured, we know ALL the best spots for instagram shots. We even take photos you and send them to you upon completion of the tour.

 

Nope! We have partnered with Snowtips-Bactrax and Bear Street Outfitters (both on Bear Street) to meet our guests for tours at their respected storefronts so that we can spend more time on the trail, less time in the office! Please give us a call or shoot us an email if you have any questions regarding our tour locations.

There is complimentary parking on the 2nd and 3rd floor at the parking garage on Bear Street right beside Nesters Market. Should that be full, you can pay for parking downtown or utilize the free parking lot at the Banff Transit Hub - just a short 5 minute walk to Bear Street

 

What is an electric bike? Electric pedal assist bikes, or ebikes, amplify the power you put into the bike while pedalling. When you stop pedaling, the motor stops assisting. You still have to earn your fun, but you get a better return on your energy investment. On our e-bike tours, we take you on a mix of multi-use trails, gravel pathways and single track trails.

A helmet & electric (pedal assist) bike are provided.

Our Taste of the Trails tour is suitable for beginners. You should be comfortable riding some type of human-propelled, two-wheeled bicycle prior to taking this tour.

Our Intermediate Mountain Bike Tour is suitable for those very comfortable on a mountain bike or an equivalent type of human-propelled, two wheeled bicycle. For those who like some above average adventure on their vacation - this is the tour for you!

Please be prepared for the mountain weather, it changes quickly. A raincoat is mandatory as you never know when to expect a shower.

To ensure that you enjoy the tour, please wear/bring:

  • A rain jacket - required!
  • Flat soled shoes if you have them, runners will work. 
  • Full-fingered gloves and protective eyewear (sunglasses or safety glasses)
  • Helmets are mandatory and included in tour cost. 
  • Dress in thin layers in order to be mobile and remove if necessary
  • A backpack with water, snacks and room to store layers
  • Chamois (aka, padded shorts) but only if you have them

We ride in all weather conditions, that said, thunder and lightning are not safe nor fun. In this case, we will assess the morning of and make a plan to reschedule if need be. 

Bookings are guaranteed once payment has been received. Cancellations for daily tours occurring more than 7 days prior to the session start date are 100% refundable minus a 5% admin fee. Cancellations for tours occurring less than 7 days but more than 48 hours prior to the session start date and time are 50% refundable minus a 5% admin fee. Cancellations for tours occurring less than 48 hours prio the tour start are non-refundable.  Any cancellations based on weather conditions are at the sole discretion of Bikescape. If the tour is canceled by Bikescape, you will be issued a full refund of tour cost. Cancellation due to illness will be evaluated on a case by case basis. 

Tips are not expected, but are certainly appreciated. If you think your guide did an exceptional job and would like to indicate that with a tip, it will be graciously accepted via cash or e-transfer (CAD) directly to your guide.