Asia - Bike rental in Seoul
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Is there such a thing? If so, where & what? I will be there for a week in late July but don't speak (substantial) Korean unfortunately.
07-01-08, 09:49 AM
Yeah, you can rent them on Youido...in the park in the center. They aren't super good bikes but they do work. You can get tandems there too.
07-01-08, 09:55 AM
Be super careful riding over in the ROK... drivers are a tad bit more crazy than in the states... if you speak english you will be ok in a lot of Seoul... as the Itawan <sp> area has a lot of americans... and its very touristy..
07-12-08, 11:20 PM
There are places all along the river to rent bicycles, but hiker is right. Yeouido would be the best place to go. My friend and I rented once and it felt like the bikes were going to fall apart. After that I pulled a rusty lespo roadstar out of some bushes, fixed it up, and gave it to him. It rode much better than the rental and it was free.
If you're looking for a bike for the entire time, I don't think you can get that. It's about 2000 won for 2 hours.
It's best to stay on the river bicycle roads in Korea. Drivers here have a real "me first" attitude. I ride to work on my bike using the sidewalks. For anywhere else I only use the rivers.
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