CLICK HERE | ABOUT JOHN
John, our Founder, had a career in Restaurant Management and then in Finance in NYC.
He toiled for over two decades; but after walking by a bike shop in his Upper West Side neighborhood, his curiosity got the best of him.
In a few short months a new passion was born.
John's vision for a tour company came after he had made his first trip across the Brooklyn Bridge.
What followed was excursions with his friends and family to all outstretching parts of NYC and beyond.
In his first cycling season he rode three centuries (100 mile +) -rides from Upstate NY to Brooklyn, from Montauk, Long Island to NYC, and a NYC Century all Borough Bike Ride.
He is now an advocate for cyclist safety and rights in NYC, supporting TransAlt and 5BBC.
He transplanted himself to Brooklyn, NY where he can be found in many local restaurants and bars chatting about his love affair of cycling.
If you meet him, don't be surprised if he asks you one simple question: "You wanna go on a bike ride?"
CLICK HERE | ABOUT MIKE
Mike is a published author with an English degree from Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts), and he has an M.F.A from Columbia University (Here in NYC on Manhattan's Upper West Side).
He’s been exploring Brooklyn by bike since his dad popped the training wheels off of his Mongoose (his first bike), circa 1986.
When he’s not reading, writing or riding around our beloved Brooklyn Neighborhoods, he’s probably changing diapers.
CLICK HERE | ABOUT DANA
Dana is our newest addition to Brooklyn Giro Bike Tours.
Dana is a long time road cyclist with a passion for touring.
She has seen some of the best sights of her life by bicycle and now uses her wheels to explore every inch of the 5 boroughs.
As a transplant from Philadelphia, she moved to Brooklyn to study dance.
She can tell you fun stories about history and maybe show you a few new moves for the dance floor!
CLICK HERE | ABOUT JOSH
Josh is an adventure seeker from upstate New York.
Between working in some of New York’s most popular restaurants, he enjoys honing his skills as a multi instrumentalist and producer; and taking in the dining, music and arts scenes of New York.
From growing up riding bikes with friends to using his bike to take in every nook and cranny of Brooklyn & Manhattan, Josh has been riding in packs for years and is excited to add you to his!
Ask him for tips on places to grab a bite, see a band, catch a film or get a cocktail. He'll be happy to share his insite as a local in the city we love!
CLICK HERE | ABOUT OLIVIA
Olivia is a Cornell University student-athlete and Upstate New York native that has lived in NYC for the past three years.
She is the newest additon to Brooklyn Giro Bike Tours and we are thrilled to have her.
She works at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, the very first luxury, five-star hotel in Brooklyn, when she is not riding you around.
In her free time, she explores everything our incredible city has to offer, including parks, libraries, restaurants, and museums.
Ask her for her recommendations on her favorite spots.
We think she's nuts, but we are sure you will love her!
CLICK HERE | ABOUT ROSS
Hello future rider!
"My original professional training was as an Orchestral Percussionist.
Later I worked for several years as a restaurant chef/cook.
I also obtained a NYS Massage Therapists license.
My penultimate career was as a custom cabinet maker, a business I ran for 25 years. Finally, in 2012 I closed this business and began my career as a NYS Licensed Tour Guide, specializing in Bike Tours in NYC.
This last career in many ways has been the most satisfying as it combines my love of exploring NYC on bike and of sharing the culture and history of this great city."
Looking forward to riding with you soon!