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Old 10-01-09, 07:24 PM
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Rental Bikes in Chicago?

I'm heading to Chicago tomorrow. We will be staying near the pier. Anyone have any experience with renting bikes in the area?
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I rented bikes (for myself and my wife) for ~5 days a few years ago - not quite a good as having your own bike, but I still really enjoyed it. The lakeshore trail that runs right by the pier is great.
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What shop did you use? What type of bikes did they have?
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It was the kiosk right on the Pier - I believe it was a BikeChicago location.

This was a few years ago, but they had some decent (nothing special) hybrids - just simple get-around-town bikes.
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Some nice Trek bikes here. Last time I was there I think it was $30 for 4 hrs. Not too bad, and nice folks.

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