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    Where to ride near Arlington

    Hi guys.
    I will be visiting my brother in Arlington late Feb and early March. Is there any good techy singletrack near Arlington. How about a shop that will rent a real MTB.
    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrench Monkey
    Hi guys.
    I will be visiting my brother in Arlington late Feb and early March. Is there any good techy singletrack near Arlington. How about a shop that will rent a real MTB.
    Thanks.
    How far are you willing to travel? There is Wakefield, it is fun. But not real techy. There Fountainhead a little further out. Again fun but not real techy. There is also Rosaryville, Fast and flowy, not techy. Check out this site for directions to rides in the D.C. area.

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    Due to a small amount of free time, I would only be able to drive about 30min away.
    Most of the trails I ride are techy,rooty and some man made stunts, but fast and flowy would be a nice change. Most rental bikes probably could not handle techy trails anyway.
    Thanks for the info and the link.

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    Conte's has a shop in Arlington that rents out MTBs for $50/day:

    http://contebikes.com/page.cfm?PageID=632 (3rd Item)

    Spokes, etc. another bike shop used to do rentals, but I don't think they do it any longer. Revolution Cycles is also in Arlington, but I'm not sure if they do rentals.

    Wakefield/Accotink is probably your best bet if you can only drive out 30 mins. Fountainhead is a bit more fun but is closer to a 40 min drive from Arlington if time is really a big issue.

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