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    Default Request for a rental bike

    Hello,

    Does anyone have a bike to rent? Maybe you have a bike that collects dust?

    I am asking for my friend, an exchange program participant from Kyrgyzstan. He rents a room in DC and needs a bike to commute around the city from now until Christmas.

    Any bike good for commuting will do. If the bike needs minor repairs (chain cleaning and lubrication, flat tires), my friend and I will take care of that. We guarantee to return the bike in good condition.

    Thanks!

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    It might help to put the approximate size bike you need.

    Also, not sure if they do long term rentals, but the Bike Lane in Reston just got a new fleet of rental bikes (most appear to be hybrids, which would be perfect for commuting).

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    For the duration, it might be cheaper to buy a low cost used bike instead. If you have time at the end of the stay, resale value should be fairly equivalent.

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    I got a 58 CM utility bike that is being retired that Iím happy to lend if itís the right size. Comes with lots of stickers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunyata View Post
    It might help to put the approximate size bike you need.

    Also, not sure if they do long term rentals, but the Bike Lane in Reston just got a new fleet of rental bikes (most appear to be hybrids, which would be perfect for commuting).
    Hi Sunyata. Thank you for your prompt. He is 5’9, so I think 54 cm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serdar View Post
    Hi Sunyata. Thank you for your prompt. He is 5’9, so I think 54 cm.
    Ahh, so the perfect medium. I would check with Pheonix Bikes for a low cost used bike. Since he is a pretty common size, you will probably find something for less than what you might rent for.

    Judd's bike might work with some modifications, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunyata View Post
    Ahh, so the perfect medium. I would check with Pheonix Bikes for a low cost used bike. Since he is a pretty common size, you will probably find something for less than what you might rent for.

    Judd's bike might work with some modifications, too.
    It did, Sunyata. Many thanks to Judd for giving his bike to my friend.

    Thank you to everyone who replied to my post. I appreciate that.

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