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Old 04-08-06, 06:32 PM   #1
Tom Marsteller
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Bicycle rental in the Bay Area

Greetings,

My job will place me in the Bay Area of California (Hayward) around Memorial day. Is anyone aware of a place where I can rent a decent bike for 2 weeks duration? During that time I would commute to work, about 5 miles and site see the Bay Area's bike paths. I would also check out the path that heads down to Monterey Bay.

Or how difficult is it to have one of my bikes shipped? (Specialized Stumpjumper and Sequoia)

Thanks, Tom......

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Old 04-08-06, 08:04 PM   #2
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There are companies that specialize in shipping bikes:but your best bet is to simply call your LBS and see if they'll pack and ship it for you (for a charge, of course), and then, since you'll have the packing stuff at your hotel, you can repack it yourself, and haul it down to UPS.
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Check:

http://totalescape.com/active/wheelz/bike_san.html
They also have links to books covering rides in the area

http://www.adventurebike.com/
They also have online ride listings

http://www.baytrail.org/map.html
Lists the trails that go around the San Francisco Bay

http://www.mapwest.com/coupon/coupon...cgi?category=1
Discount coupons for some rental shops in SF

Have fun, it's a great place to ride....

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Old 04-11-06, 05:36 PM   #4
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I appreciate the feedback.

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