Let it Ride! Austin Electric Bike Tour

Why We Love This

  • Enjoy an easy ride on an electric bike!
  • Great photo opportunities along the way!
  • Get to see more of Austin by covering more ground!

Barton Springs Bike Rental & Tours

Too hot for a regular bike tour? Wanna experience Austin in a new and exciting way? This ELECTRIC bike tour is for you! Check out Austin's favorite murals, landmarks, and history on this journey propelled by a pedal assist E-bike. The " I love you so much" wall, infamous UT tower, boardwalk, 6th street, and much more are all within reach! Halfway through the tour we do stop for coffee/ beer/ snacks (not included) at a local Austin spot. Tour duration is about 2.5 - 3 hours long.

What You'll Do

Customers arrive at Barton Springs Bike Rental & Tours. They will then be fitted to a pedal assist electric bike, and go over the operations and safety. The tour begins by heading towards the Stevie Ray Vaughan memorial and Doug Salm Hill. Then head into south Austin to check out the "Greetings from Austin" and the very popular "I love you so much" murals. The breathtaking views of the Austin Skyline from the cities boardwalk will lead the tour into downtown. Here the customers will ride through the infamous Sixth street to the state capitol. Halfway through the tour we do stop for coffee/ beer/ snacks (not included) at a local Austin spot. Then the tour will head north into the University of Texas campus and customers will be able to find out the chilling significance of the University of Texas' Tower. Here customers will get a feel for campus life as they head toward the iconic "Hi, How are you?" mural. The next stop will be a visit to the unique "Graffiti Wall" of Austin's art culture. The tour finishes with a visit to one of Austin's own Moontowers and Barton Springs Pool. All bikes are included in the price as well as a water during and after the tour. Helmets are required for anyone under the age of 18. Make sure to bring comfortable shoes for bike riding and your camera for all the great photo opportunities.

Insider Tips

This is a great tour for someone who wants to see a lot of the city and get some exercise. It is not hard, but you should be in reasonable shape.

Age & Fitness

Minimum age 16. You should be in relatively good shape, and be able to confidently ride a bike.

Meeting Location

1707 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

What Should I Bring

Comfortable shoes to ride a bike in and a camera for all the great photo opportunities!

When To Arrive

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure.


There is parking adjacent to the shop.

Cancellations & Refunds

Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. We may cancel due to rain or other inclement weather. In these cases, we will issue full refunds.

"Informative and relaxing"

July 26, 2020 - 

You wouldn’t think a 10-mile bike ride would be relaxing, but e-bikes make that a reality. Plus, Lucas is a natural tour leader. He is informative, articulate, and a passionate Austin local. He was by far, the best part of the ride. Just do it-you won’t regret it. And, as a bonus, we had plenty of water and rest stops in 95-degree weather that made it very cool and pleasant.


July 14, 2020 - 

Had fun and would recommend it to others in the area! :D

"Very impressed"

July 5, 2020 - 

We had an amazing experience today on our tour of Austin, our tour guide was nice, knowledgeable, and accommodating. I have nothing but nice things to say. Also the e-bikes were a blast to ride around town and on the trails. Very impressed with their professionalism and pro caution toward COVID. It was a birthday adventure I will always remember.

"Great way to see Austin!"

May 16, 2020 - 

Jacob was an amazing tour guide, the electric bikes were great, three hours of fun and exercise on a Saturday morning, I fully recommend this experience!

"Bike tour in Austin"

March 13, 2020 - 

Cody and Toby were awesome guides for my son and me! We spent three hours withm and saw so much of Austin! They were a wealth of info and I would highly recommend their tour! Thank you Guys!

"Excellent "

March 3, 2020 - 

Lots of fun, e-bikes made it easy, guide was excellent. Great way to see and get a good background of Austin! Thanks

"We had a great time"

February 5, 2020 - 

George, our tour guide, was very helpful, informative and flexible. We saw the city and learned about the history while getting a little exercise.

"Interesting and fun"

January 31, 2020 - 

I really enjoyed my ebike tour of Austin. Jacob was a terrific guide, knowledgeable and flexible. I learned a lot and had a chance to experience Austin in a unique way.

"Top Notch Ride & Guide"

December 10, 2019 - 

Top Notch guide (Cody) & Top Notch over all experience.

"Great time with Barton Springs Bike Rental"

November 17, 2019 - 

My wife and I went on a Saturday e-bike tour with Barton Springs Bike Rental and had a fantastic experience. Our guide, Chip, was excellent - knowledgeable, informative, and with a good sense of humor. Bikes were in good shape and we had no problems with them at all. Would highly recommend Barton Springs Bike Rental - and Chip - for anyone looking for a fun way to explore Austin! Bill

"fun way to explore Austin"

November 9, 2019 - 

The electric bikes were a fun way to explore Austin. Our guide, Chip, did a great job showing us Austin and providing fun facts and new places. Would recommend touring Austin this way

"Excellent. "

September 14, 2019 - 

Chip was very knowledgeable and made the trip

"Loved the tour - Daniel and Jacob were awesome!"

July 17, 2019 - 

We had a great time during the tour! Daniel was super friendly and knowledgeable! We'd highly recommend this tour!

"Amazing tour"

July 8, 2019 - 

That was a really great ride. I usually super slow in riding a bike and with the guide I felt more adventurous and whole tour was awesome! Thank you

"Excellent "

June 27, 2019 - 

Very extensive, comprehensive and informative bike tour lead by a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide. Tour guide was very considerate and safe in his leading me around the city. Will definitely recommend the electric bike ride to anyone who is looking to see the city and get a good workout

"Fantastic overview of Austin with Daniel"

June 20, 2019 - 

My daughter and I went on the three-hour "Let it Ride" E-bike tour with Daniel, who couldn't have provided us with a better tour. We saw every part of the city and heard great stories about each one. Daniel also provided us with tips for the rest of our stay. I highly recommend booking this tour for your first day. It includes the most iconic murals, shops along South Congress, Lady Bird Lake, the State Capitol, UT-Austin, downtown, and more. Bikes worked extremely well and made the ride that much more enjoyable. We loved this tour!

"A lot of fun"

June 1, 2019 - 

A good way to see the city

"So much fun! "

June 1, 2019 - 

Great way to see the city of Austin!


May 17, 2019 - 

Gabriel was great!! The eBike tour was the perfect way to see Austin.

"Great Tour"

April 25, 2019 - 

A wonderful tour of Austin with a great tour guide, Santi.

"Nice tour guide and having fun time"

April 3, 2019 - 

This tour is really nice because its really easy to go hot place in austin by bike Tour guide is also so kind and very active person so i really enjoyed this tour If you want know austin and do active things just do this tour 정말 즐거운 여행이었어요^^ 고맙습니다

"Excellent way to see Austin"

March 27, 2019 - 

Very nice people and a high-quality bike and Austin has very good bike trails. Guide did an excellent job, loved it

"Great Tour!"

March 6, 2019 - 

Santiago gave us a fantastic tour of Austin using electric assist bikes. A must have to cover the entire city. Thanks guys!

"Fabulous Electric Bike Tour"

February 17, 2019 - 

Today we took the electric bike tour. We're senior citizens and not regular bikers so we thought this sounded a little easier. Once we arrived at the bike shop it seemed a little more scary. My husband has some mobility issues but our tour guide Gabriel was absolutely wonderful !! He was so patient and helpful. He assured us we could do this and helped make us comfortable and confident. He customized the tour for us and we had the best time. We saw so much of the beautiful Ladybird Lake path and beautiful sites of Austin. Barton Springs Bike Rentals is lucky to have such a great tour guide and employee !

"Great experience!"

February 15, 2019 - 

Gabe was our tour guide and he was great! He had a fun sense of humor and adjusted the schedule to meet some of our requests. Definitely recommend it!

"EBike is the best of both worlds"

January 17, 2019 - 

Gabe was a great tour guide. Always pointing out things. The EBike was really cool too. While I do a fair amount of biking, the EBike was fun and allowed us to cover a LOT of ground without making the tour a physical challenge!

"Very happy"

January 7, 2019 - 

Did four tours using the ATX pass, including the segway and driving. The electric bike was the best way to see the city. Compared to the segway, you can travel faster, you are seated, it is narrower when dealing with barriers, and much for fun. Enjoyed learning of passage ways to get around. The crew was also very accommodating with customizing the tour, friendly, and knowledgable. Location south of downtown, with available parking, was also nice.

"Amazing! Gabriel was a great guide"

November 23, 2018 - 

We had a great time on our tour. Gabriel showed us cool things we wouldn't know about Austin and coached us on ebikes. Ebikes were really fun!

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