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Old 01-18-11, 10:47 PM
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VIDEO: Packing Your Bike for Amtrak

Howdy all...just made a little How-to video on how to pack your bike for Amtrak's bike boxes.

Check it out here: http://bit.ly/e9Q9Yj

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Old 01-19-11, 12:28 PM
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this is great. It makes it simple. I like the reminder to bring tape. Never assume...
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Old 01-19-11, 12:41 PM
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Thanks for that, very useful info. I'm not a big fan of the adjustable wrench though...
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Old 01-19-11, 12:53 PM
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Nice video. Very informative.
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I like it. Coincidentally I was looking at travelling on Amtrak with a bike a few hours ago. Thanks
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Old 01-22-11, 10:37 AM
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I also followed the suggestion to write a letter to Amtrak requesting better and more consistent service to cyclists.
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This is awesome. Thanks!
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