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Old 07-14-08, 08:11 AM
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Possible to take a bike on Metrolink from Laguna Niguel to Van Nuys?

I am riding down to Laguna Niguel from San Luis Obispo and need to get back to Woodland Hills when I am done. I see that there is a metrolink station in Laguna Niguel and in Van Nuys. Both of these stations are within riding distance of where I'll be and want to get. Is it possible to take a bike on the metrolink from Laguna Niguel to Union Station and then with it on the train to Van Nuys?

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Old 07-14-08, 09:12 AM
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Yes, the Metrolink trains have spaces for bicycles. Enter the train through one of the doors with a bicycle picture next to the door. Then, use the velcro straps to tie down the bicycle's wheels.
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Take a 18" or 24" bungee with you. Sometimes, during weekdays quite often, the trains are completely stuffed with bicycles (meaning 5-7 per car). You may need the bungee to attach your bike to the pile of bikes already there.

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Originally Posted by Zian View Post
Enter the train through one of the doors with a bicycle picture next to the door.
Are the bicycle cars near the front or the back or random?

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Old 07-14-08, 09:53 PM
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I believe they're in ever cart right by the doors. They aren't entirely obvious though (i.e. they're not like bike racks)
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Every train car has room for 2 bicycles (unofficially, you can probably fit 4 per car).
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