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South Bay Bicycle Trail

Santa Monica, CA
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Ranked #9 of 45 Attractions in Santa Monica
Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Biking
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- Sep 14, 2014
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We cycled the whole route and hired our bikes for $8 an hour, we hired them for 2 hours twice and had a great time, there are lots of cafés on route so hire a bike chain, we can highly recommend doing this as it's also great fun.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Hired bikes with the kids and cycled to Venice. Only took ten to fifteen minutes and proved a great way to see the boardwalk and its eccentricities.

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I had just quit smoking. I was worried about taking a bike for a 15-20 minutes continuous ride. However, the bikes are extremely user friendly, that you don't feel you lost breath. The bikes we took were for $25/ 2 hrs. The view is nothing short of breathtaking & the entire ride is as smooth as Harvey Specter's hair.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I had a lovely afternoon cycling down to Venice Beach and back. The cycle path is very good and runs for miles and is clearly indicated. Well worth doing.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I had a great time here last weekend. Really nice views during certain parts, and not as concentrated with people as Santa Monica.

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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

They rent out different types of bicycles there. The path is not difficult at all. Pretty flat. The view of the water, the beach, the people there make the experience interesting. The sun and the breeze you feel on your skin is relaxing.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Went all the way to Venice Beach but did not like Venice Beach too much. Santa Monica was by far the nicest beach and great fun.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This was one of the most fun things we did according to my 7yo twin boys. We rode 10 mi a day without complaints.Gorgeous and Flat. Just watch out for clueless pedestrians who sometimes walk on the bike trail instead of the designated walking trail. FUN!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

so much fun and busy all the time..enjoyed it a lot. friendly outgoing people all just trying to have a healthy good time

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We cycled this very popular path on a Sunday afternoon and it was fun even though it was very busy. We made a longer trip midweek from Santa Monica pier past Marina Del Ray towards Long Beach and back. This was a more chilled out experience and there was less fending off required. Bike hire is $20 to $30 a... More

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