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Review of Bay Bikes

Bay Bikes
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

we rented a tandem bike from Monterey. it was reasonably priced. when we asked the guy there, he was sort of indifferent. when we asked him if we could do 17 mile he said we could ride to san francisco if we wanted. so we biked all the way to carmel on a tandem, which my husband found to be very difficult as he was doing most of the work :). When we got to Carmel, my husband suggested we go to the bay bikes there. Jerry was surprised that the guy at Monterey didn't warn us about the ride as it could've been potentially dangerous as some of the streets didn't have bike paths and had some hills. Jerry was extremely friendly and helpful. He called us a cab and we dropped off the bikes in Carmel and cabbed back to Monterey. Bike was in good condition and came with helmets and bike lock. we are not avid or expert bikers so some more information prior to our bikeride would've been useful. keep in mind that we are fit 30 year olds.

Thank Nancy M
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Found this place and was able to rent a hybrid for the day. Rates were very reasonable and great customer service. I ended up biking from Monterey to Carmel along 17 Mile Drive.

Would use these guys again.

Thank ljt064
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

Rented hybrid bikes to cycle 17 Mile Dive. "Will" who works at Washington St location was super helpful and attentive to get us the right fitting bikes. Will knows the terrain and distances really well and gave good advice. You will need hybrid to get up hills and inclines along the coast to Carmel. Another plus of Bay Bikes is this location which has trendy cafes on either side. (Refreshing iced latte) And lastly it is less expensive than competitors. Definitely recommend!!

Thank Toronto5533
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

I rented a hybrid bike for 5 days and I was really imnpressed by how well maintained the bike was. Also, staff was very friendly and helpful.
When I go back this is where I will rent the bicycle . Highly recommended!
(The fact that they charge less than the competition doesn't hurt either...)

Thank asawi
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Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

We rented a couple of road bikes to head out round 17 mile drive. Bikes were ok, specialized allez standard. They could have done with a slight tune up and the rental was on the pricey side. The ride was great though. A really fun and beautiful 3hr round trip ride through a really lovely area.

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