Shaker Heights Bike Tours

Bicycles for rent and tours

Bicycles for the tours: Single speed, coaster brakes, chain guard, kickstand, bell and basket for spiriting you around town!

The Shaker Historical Society & Museum is excited to announce our Bike Shaker Tours for 2015!

SHS Board Member Greydon Petznick, architect, and Bike Shaker Leader, Rick Smith, will lead you on six incredible tours of Historic Shaker Heights! All tours begin at 2pm and meet at the Shaker Historical Society. It is $15 to go on a tour if you use your own bike or $20 if you want to rent one of our bikes. SHS Members receive a $5 discount! All of the bike tours require an RSVP to 216-921-1201.

June 14 at 2pm- East View Tour

Join us on a 6 mile bike tour of the East View of Shaker Heights including the neighborhoods of Fernway, Sussex and Lomond. Learn about life when Shaker Heights was first settled; see the oldest house in Shaker, Van Sweringen demonstration homes and other historical treasures.

July 12 at 2pm- Open House Tour

Sponsored by the LeSueur team with Howard Hanna, we will teach you how to recognize the details that make Shaker Heights homes so special. If you looking to own a special property, join us on a tour of current Shaker Heights homes for sale. Details TBD.

August 9 at 2pm- Shaker at Play

September 20 at 2pm- Shaker Goes Modern

Join us on a 7.1 mile tour of Modern architecture in Shaker Heights. Learn the Van Sweringen’s hidden philosophy of good architecture-regulations. Ride your way through Shaker Heights viewing homes designed in the 1960s and 1970s through today.

October 11 at 2pm- Red Brick/Georgian

Join us on an 8.3 mile bike tour of historic Shaker Heights. Learn about why the predominant institutional and commercial architectural style is traditionally Georgian in Shaker. View homes and buildings designed by Cleveland architect Charles Schneider and Clarence Mack. See Plymouth Church and take in the sights of Shaker Square.


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