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“This is the BEST BIKE TOUR Money can buy”
Review of Bali On Bike

Bali On Bike
Ranked #16 of 207 Outdoor Activities in Ubud
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fabulous Bali cycling and riding and tour experience, with our mountain bikes to enjoy the whole heart of Bali in a glimpse ! a must have memory for every tourist. Lovely cycling experience. Working out on the 3 uphill climbs and you wll now well gravity worrks. The best genuine experience of our entire balinese culture at a glimpse by riding 95% only through wonderful landscape of ubud and ancient balinese way ancient of life.
Reviewed 15 September 2014

And the " Peace De Resistance" is the incredible authentic Ubud hospitality and meal in the grounds of BOBs generational family shrine, home and temple, cooked by his tenacious wife, if you want the real deal don't settle for less than Bobs BaliOnBike, Bob you're a winner and so is your wife, thank you for the fantastic experience, best ride yet

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Reviewed 11 September 2014

I dont think I could add anything that hasn't been explained in detail to the stunning 500+ EXCELLENT reviews. Such a fun day. Unfortunately something came up and the crew that was supposed to be part of tour had to cancel so it was just me! Me and the Boss. WOW. Such amazing weather, such a fun ride. We cruised through back roads, local villages and rice fields. Balinese children, men and women greeting us with big smiles and big hellos. People know this guy. They yell "Boss!" when we ride by. They know this guy and the amazing things he does for his community and those of us who want to see Bali up close and personal. We stopped whenever and wherever for pictures. We stopped in numerous rice fields while people were working. He greeted and talked to them, asking if I can watch as they harvest the rice, or weave. You wanna know how awesome this tour is, and how fortunate I was? We were coming around the corner of an everlasting green rice field, when he asked if I want to see how they harvest the rice. Well of course! We stop, walk into the field. He converses with the woman harvesting the rice, showing me the entire process, when I hear Bob say, "He's climbing the tree for the leaves." I look up and there is an older gentleman climbing a coconut trees. Coconut tree? No limbs? No branches? AH-mazing. Got excellent video of the old school way locals get the leaves and coconuts from these gloriously tall trees. He had no problem, and actually encourages waiting to watch the gentleman in the coconut tree climb up and down the tree, collect leaves and coconuts, and the elderly woman harvest the rice.

How cool is this guy!?

Midway through the trip we stopped for pics and a little break. He knew I didnt eat breakfast. His colleague, who drove during the entire trip, was already there at the spot where we stopped, with bananas and other fruit for me to eat! Every time we got to a larger intersection, his colleague was already at the intersection before we even got there, in the middle of the intersection, directing traffic so that we could cross streets safely!

We ended up at his beautiful home at the end of the trip, where his wife had a beautiful spread of relish traditional balinese food available. Tempeh, chicken satay, rice, omelets, fried noodles (forgot proper name)..say what? Top it off sweet sweet sweet black rice pudding. Traditional balinese dessert. Talked greatly about traditions, his home and family.

Picked me up at my guesthouse, on time, bright smile, great laugh, great English, wonderful personality. This tour was so enjoyable. I usually do not like to do tours because I always feel like a sheep being herded by a hard to hear and understand shepherd, but Bob trumped all of that.

Take the tour. Almost 600 Excellent reviews can be ignored!

Thank Reggaerocker
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

Bob & his team were awesome tour guides from start to finish. He was open in sharing a lot about Bali, tradition, religion, work practices and culture along the way. The lunch provided by his wife was our best meal in Bali- absolutely beautiful, freshly prepared Indonesian food! Bobs hospitality in welcoming us all into his home was humbling and appreciated. Great trip enjoyed by everyone in our group!

Thank TasmanianTourists
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Came to Bali with youngest son and family, including five teen-age boys and a daughter. They set the pace! Bob picked us up the the Ubud resort, right on time. A fascinating trip up to the volcanic lake in the extinct crater with a stop at a tiny botanical reserve and an astonishing range of coffee and a side serve of natural tobacco. The boys all made rollies. Lots of spluttering. Got to the rim of the crater lake and picked up our bikes. I didn't take time to set mine up right, which i later regretted. Good saddle height and weight balance are important for a long downhill run. I am 81, with two artificial hips, but there was no condescension, just affectionate respect. I had a great run through villages and along back roads and got a good look at rural Bali. Bob was an excellent guide and a generous host. It was the best day in a memorable trip.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Bob gives a really insightful tour of Ubud and Bali, sharing his knowledge and answering any questions you may have. It's by no means physically demanding, and it is relaxing because if this. Don't eat too much for breakfast, as there is plenty to eat provided, and Bob's wife is a spectacular cook. It's a great escape to the quiet, clean air country side.

Thank Jason T
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