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bikendan

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Posted: 04/02/21 03:15am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

wanderingaimlessly wrote:

Are you renting the rv and driving it back to your home area?


I believe the OP is visiting from England so i doubt they'll be driving it to their home area.


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That's right, I'm flying in on a90 day visa from England, picking up in NY and driving to Miami via the most scenic route.

About 80 nights in the RV, just need some bikes to get around, the Camping World $199 look favourite. I'll probably give them away to some kid in Miami.

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We are two asthmatics with bad knees and just bought Pedigo e-bikes. Love then for getting around the campground and local store. Not the cheapest around, but very reliable & made by a reputable company with great customer service.


Our 2351D Phoenix Cruiser, Jack, has turned us from campers into RVers and loving it!


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Depends on where and how far you are going. If you dont absolutely have to have folding bikes then do not get them. If all you need is transportation a short distance then, yes, get the cheapest piece of junk bike walmark sells. Bikes get stolen. Homeboy is tired of walking so steals your bike. Cheap bikes are not such a tragic loss, and cheap to replace.
Hills need to be considered. Nothing stops a non-cyclist from riding like hills. Ideal to have a flat area you will travel on.
a quick store visit you can lock the bike up, but longer stays the bike might be gone when you come out. With two people one can stay with the bikes if needed.
I use a small bike lock for very quick store visits, and where I can see out the front window at a glance. I dont trust anyone, and my bike is way way more better than walmark garbage...
Scooters are better, faster, wider range and easier to use. They are harder to steal being heavy and needing a key. If you have room for a scooter that is great, but I would not go out and buy one just for your first rental trip. Use what you have. Borrow some cheap walmark bikes for your first trip as the bikes might never come off the rack either unless homeboy steals them off the rack too.

I never need to do a store run as I just buy what I need before parking. The one store run I did was to get a part to fix the truck, and the truck was down, so bike only option. I use bike for recreation, not errands.

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As soon as you open the door they float like rocks!


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Allworth wrote:

As soon as you open the door they float like rocks!


What ever you're on ... it can't be legal!

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I dolly tow, as well as take bikes. Bikes for short runs...but my Suv for everything else...no need to unhook the rv from the utilities. imho

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