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    No Hotel room is safe!

    One pic from family vacation.



    Waiting patiently for the fun to begin.
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    Ha, I knew those shelves were meant for something besides keeping the cookies out of toddler hands! Enjoy the vacation.

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    From my trip to Quebec last week:


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    Oh good. I was expecting a second picture showing that all the bikes had been stolen. I'm glad that was not the case.

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    Oh man I wonder if I can get my wife and 20 month old into mountain biking so that we can do vacations like that someday!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straz85
    From my trip to Quebec last week:

    Sweet how did you love it? Did you only ride Ste-Anne or the other spots around (Sentier du moulin, Bras du Nord, etc.)?
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    I can almost see you guys doing wheelies in the hallway

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    Nice, I've done that exact same thing. That and riding down the hallway, fire escape stairs, etc...

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    i see extreme hotel down hill coming
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    Hotel pix
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    This is starting to look like some weird fetish bike porn.

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    Yeah, where's the "Erin Andrews Peep hole view" of the bikes?

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    Ohhhhhhh..... you keep them IN the room..... Silly me....
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    The title is misleading and confusing to me.

    But wow....I was expecting to see someone post a pic of their inflatable matress on the floor and the bikes in bed under the sheets
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    Funny you should mention riding in the halls. I was just mentioning to my wife how much fun it is to ride a bike down the halls of your average hotel.
    "There are those who would say there's something pathological about the need to ride, and they're probably on to something. I'd wager though that most of the society-approved compulsions leave deeper scars in the psyche than a need to go and ride a bicycle on a mountain." Cam McRea

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    As an employee of Marriott Hotels I would have to say that this thread here is friggin awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PissedOffCil
    Sweet how did you love it? Did you only ride Ste-Anne or the other spots around (Sentier du moulin, Bras du Nord, etc.)?
    Just Mont Saint Anne, then on the way back we hit Kingdom for a day (which is like 100x better). I honestly wasn't a bit Mont Saint Anne fan, probably won't go back. I don't ride DH, only XC, and I wasn't a big fan of the XC there. The trails were horrible marked as well, we had a really hard time finding anything. If I pay to ride somewhere, I expect good signage like at Kingdom.

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    haha nice....
    be careful riding down hallways....almost took out some people when they come out of their room not paying attention lol.

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    My second job is with Motel 6. I've had many people ask if they can take there bikes up to the room. I always say no problem. However one time really sticks in my head.

    Guy comes in and asks if he can bring his bike in. I say sure. He goes on to tell me he's spent a ton on the bike and doesn't wanna leave it outside where it could get stolen. Nuff said. I give him room cards and he goes out side and parks the car. I'll admit I was curious to see what he was going to bring in. Would it be a Turner? Santa Cruz? Tomac? what? He comes thru the lobby with a FS Magna. Huge gel seat, stem extension with a tall riser bar. Barends turned straight up. Light and mirrors. I'm not putting his bike down. I had just set my ambitions a bit high.

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    Sounds like a quality ride!

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    Handicap rooms with their large showers are particularly nice for cleaning bikes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Straz85
    Just Mont Saint Anne, then on the way back we hit Kingdom for a day (which is like 100x better). I honestly wasn't a bit Mont Saint Anne fan, probably won't go back. I don't ride DH, only XC, and I wasn't a big fan of the XC there. The trails were horrible marked as well, we had a really hard time finding anything. If I pay to ride somewhere, I expect good signage like at Kingdom.
    Yeah it's funny how, with Bromont, they are teh big names but the local spots are way better. Given you went to Kingdom, you would have LOVED Coaticook just north, you probably passed right by it actually. This is a 18km 95% singletrack trail of top quality. For a fast rider, it takes 1H30 non-stop of extreme pain adn suffering. More Trail than XC yet ridable on a XC hardtail with some finesse!
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    Excellent thread! My bikes have seen the inside of many motel and hotel rooms.
    If not biking, then what?

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    rookies!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSINGA
    rookies!






    Can I have your autograph?
    Quote Originally Posted by anthonys
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    Two of four

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    It's like American Apparel started selling bikes.

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    I checked into a hampton this week for work & brought my bike in....

    front desk idiot comes running over as I'm getting into the elevator & says no bikes in the rooms. I say too bad, where else should I put it?

    He says we have a lockable closet on the main floor....yah right....doornob.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shark
    I checked into a hampton this week for work & brought my bike in....

    front desk idiot comes running over as I'm getting into the elevator & says no bikes in the rooms. I say too bad, where else should I put it?

    He says we have a lockable closet on the main floor....yah right....doornob.
    I'd just tell them "the bike is worth $5K. If your insurance won't cover that it's going up to my room." If they say it will, then I would say "well, then, I am sure that you will have no problem putting that in writing and signing your name, right?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by SSINGA
    rookies!

    I laughed when I seen this one.
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    I'll play. not a hotel room, but the backyard of a 4 bedroom house we rented for a long weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSINGA
    rookies!


    Bed huck to flat? That's a quick way to kill your frame



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    My work has put me in a hotel for 2 months. Couldn't leave the stable at home!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jared5755
    My work has put me in a hotel for 2 months. Couldn't leave the stable at home!


    Major bummer about that. Maybe it's just me, but I HATE hotels. Something about not having my personal space that is mine I guess.
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    My husband and friend were walking their bikes into a motel toom at Mammoth. The owner comes out and said "You can't bring your bikes in the room! Would you bring them into your living room? The guys looked at each other and then at him - "of course, that is where we store them at home!'

    Needless to say, the bikes lived in the truck that weekend and we have never stayed there again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mdm. Dabalot
    My husband and friend were walking their bikes into a motel toom at Mammoth. The owner comes out and said "You can't bring your bikes in the room! Would you bring them into your living room? The guys looked at each other and then at him - "of course, that is where we store them at home!'

    Needless to say, the bikes lived in the truck that weekend and we have never stayed there again.
    If the bikes can't stay, then I can't either. When challenged on that, I just tell them how much it cost. Then ask then if they would leave their TV in the parking lot. That usually ends the discussion.
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    Undisclosed hotel in northern NJ

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    man you guys should be wearing a helmet!


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    those don't look like the right tires for that sort of bedding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mdm. Dabalot
    My husband and friend were walking their bikes into a motel toom at Mammoth. The owner comes out and said "You can't bring your bikes in the room! Would you bring them into your living room? The guys looked at each other and then at him - "of course, that is where we store them at home!'

    Needless to say, the bikes lived in the truck that weekend and we have never stayed there again.
    econolodge?

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    This room was only $10 a person.

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    The beds were crowded though.

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    Maybe if people weren't destroying the mattresses and bedding with their bikes more hotels would be cool with storing them in the room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingbozo
    Maybe if people weren't destroying the mattresses and bedding with their bikes more hotels would be cool with storing them in the room.
    No damage was done. But thanks Dad I'll keep that in mind for next time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail6
    No damage was done. But thanks Dad I'll keep that in mind for next time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingbozo
    Maybe if people weren't destroying the mattresses and bedding with their bikes more hotels would be cool with storing them in the room.
    I'd be more concerned with the likelyhood of poison oak oil being transferred to the sheets and someone's lady wanting to get frisky not knowing the bike had been there beforehand.

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    Friend of mine got her bike stolen off the back of her car 'cause the hotel wouldn't let her take it inside. This hotel is in a popular MTB location.......
    There's a big difference between ripping and skidding. Those who skid don't know how to ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obi
    I'd be more concerned with the likelyhood of poison oak oil being transferred to the sheets and someone's lady wanting to get frisky not knowing the bike had been there beforehand.
    There's a lot of things on hotel room sheets that are worse than poison oak oil.

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