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Old 01-12-09, 09:37 PM
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Bike rentals/rides in San Jose

Hey guys,

Visiting San Jose for a conference the 23-30 of January. If the weather is nice i'm pretty sure i'll skip a couple of days if i can find somewhere to rent a road bike and a place to ride. Although I haven't been riding much this season (hip injury) i'd love to ride some true climbs (eventhough i'm not a climber). Any ideas guys and gals? Holler back.
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Lots of places to ride...are you staying in San Jose itself, or outside?
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The best ride in San Jose is Mount Hamilton. It is a long climb, but not steep. Temperature in San Jose is 70F today and the forecast is pretty nice for the next week or two.
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For rentals... http://www.bikeconcierge.com/
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Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
Lots of places to ride...are you staying in San Jose itself, or outside?
Staying in Santa Clara...conference is at the San Jose Convention Center. It is in the 20s here in Nashville...so i'm looking forward to anything over 40 degrees.
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Originally Posted by johnny99 View Post
The best ride in San Jose is Mount Hamilton. It is a long climb, but not steep. Temperature in San Jose is 70F today and the forecast is pretty nice for the next week or two.
best way to get there? hopefully i can ride on the 23rd as i arrive at around 11am and have nothing that day. Then later in the week i'll be able to skip out on some stuff
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Originally Posted by BlastRadius View Post
wow...awesome service!!! i will definitely utilize this if I have time.
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also if anyone wants to ride/show me a ride let me know!
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Originally Posted by chrisvu05 View Post
Staying in Santa Clara...conference is at the San Jose Convention Center. It is in the 20s here in Nashville...so i'm looking forward to anything over 40 degrees.
Santa Clara is a short bike ride to the base of Mount Hamilton.
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You could ride to Fremont to watch the Early birds Crits. Fast Freddy was there last week.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=500771
Then ride over the freeway overpass to Don Edward park to the bike path over Dumbarton Bridge and ride back to Santa Clara. About 50 miles. Mske a nice loop.
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