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Old 08-08-12, 05:57 PM   #1
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Any place to rent a bent in southern california?

I've always wanted to try riding a bent, because I live around some nice flat, long, paved trails.

Does anyone know where I could rent one? In the OC or LA area? If so, how much are they per day?

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Or if you live in southern california, and would let me borrow yours, i'll give you collateral and pay you a fair price
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Old 08-09-12, 05:25 AM   #2
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Bent-Up Cycles in Los Angeles. Really nice people. I dont think they rent, BUT they will let you demo most of their bents in the quiet neighborhood behind the shop. I spent half a day there trying out bents.
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I live in Ventura, by the pier. There's an excellent, long bike path right in front of our building. My Easy Racer Gold Rush is available to a considerate rider. Let me know.
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The last I knew, Dana at BentupCycles hosted a ride every Saturday morning. Might be an opportunity for a long test ride! A year and a half ago, I did one of those rides - up La Tuna Rd and a circuitous route back. 36 miles on a borrowed Corsa.
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