B/SIDES RIDE

Buffalo’s UnSUNG History by Bike

Think history is boring? Think again! The B/Sides Ride tells an alternative narrative, connecting the city’s storied past to its present-day resurgence through unforgettable stories, songs, humor, and local insight.

Learn about the city’s significance to the labor movement, civil rights, legendary music clubs, stunning public art, and LGBT/ alternative culture. Whether you’ve lived in Buffalo your whole life or you’re a first-time visitor, this bike tour is guaranteed to provide a new perspective and appreciation for the city.

Tour lasts 10:30-1:00pm
Reservations required, must book online
Meets
 and Ends at Hostel Buffalo-Niagara (667 Main St)

General Admission $0 free/pay what you wish (bring your own bike)
General Admission $15 + pay what you wish (
w/ bike rental)

8 mile bike ride, Skill level: easy, Some adult themes


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Introduction to Buffalo history and how it has shaped the city we know today.

  • Wild stories of Canalside, the city’s historic red light district.

  • Buffalo’s first African American community and the underground railroad.

  • Strikes, Anti-Communist raids, and the American labor movement.

  • Tales of resilience and community organizing.

  • Experience Buffalo by bike – the most fun and best way to see the city!


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B/Sides is a COMPLETELY refreshing, unique, educational and substantive bike tour—I can’t recommend it enough. It’s about time—Buffalo’s her/history runs very deep, and the current tours only skim the surface. And, it’s all done on bike! Don’t miss this! I repeat: Don’t miss this!
— Frits, Trip Advisor
 

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