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    New question here. Does factory allow demos?

    I'm looking to test ride for sizing a small & medium Blur, however, I've called all the shops within a 50mile radius (I'm in the SF Bay area). There's plenty of Medium and Larges to ride, but no smalls. Would the factory (which is within this 50mile radius) allow for test rides? I'm 5'6 so I'm on the cusp between small and medium (for perspective, I ride a medium Blur TRc).

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    Yes they do according to their website:
    https://www.santacruzbicycles.com/en-US/factory-demo

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    Go down the street and demo an Ibis. When we visited Santa Cruz, we were a touch disappointed. They could care less that my wife was riding a Juliana.

    Ibis, on the other hand, made lots of time for us. Showed us around, had a demo bike for me, etc.
    I like 'em long, low, slack and playful

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    I've looked at Ibis in the past, and I'm looking for something a bit more XC related.

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    IBIS and SC are about 100 yards apart-----SC you can reserve online which you should do---IBIS you need to call. I would not just show up ---I have demo'd all the SC bikes and always have been treated well-------same as with IBIS.

    You can ride right from the building in Wilder a good test for XC type bikes.

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    Thanks! Didn't realize they were that close. If I'm doing one, might as well do the other.

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    Make a weekend out of it; schedule demos at both companies.

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