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Bike Tours | Oakland on Two Wheels
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.
Description: Explore Oakland’s diverse and rich patchwork of neighborhoods by cycling through them with an experienced guide from OMCA. On select Sundays from May through October, OMCA Docents lead bike tours of this eclectic city. The two tours offered this Sunday are:
Bay Bridge Bike Trail
The starting location of this tour will be the Bay Trail entrance on Shellmound Street in Emeryville across from the IKEA entrance. The tour will delve into the history of the old and new Bay Bridges with interesting stories and colorful historical personalities. The ride will be a little more challenging than usual at about nine miles with a 150-foot climb onto the bridge.
Downtown Tour
Visit downtown locations that recall important figures from Oakland's history. Explore colorful characters and infamous murders. We’ll hear the story of Horace Carpentier and how he committed the most lucrative crime in Oakland's history! Discover architectural gems along the way. This fun adventure will cover about six flat miles over approximately two hours. 
Free. Meet in front of the Museum’s Oak Street entrance at 10 am. Bring your own bikes, helmets, repair kits, and water. Bike tours are generally around 5-6 miles unless otherwise noted and last about two hours.
For more information and to make a reservation (recommended, but not necessary), call 510-318-8470 or docentcenter@museumca.org.