Round, round, get around…

With a tip of the hat to the Beach Boys, in Key West there are several ways to get around.  By foot, automobile, scooter, bicycle, taxi, and electric car/cart thingies.  All of them can be rented; well not the by foot but you get my point.  Many of the locals got around by bicycle to and from work on some uniquely decorated bikes.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen bicycles with cup holders or a child’s seat that was in front of you before.  Mentioning bicycles, you could also (for a sum of $5 a minute – what?!?) get someone to pedal you from one point to another.  We did a lot of walking – easily around 4 miles a day – and rented some bicycles.  The bike rental prices ranged from $7 to $15 a day and they are all coaster bikes, which really threw me off for a moment or two when I tried to break by squeezing the handlebar ferociously until I remembered to pedal backwards.

Great exercise and cheap way to get around and see the area!


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12 Responses to Round, round, get around…

  1. ChgoJohn says:

    Mainly due to its size, I doubt if there’s another American community where bikes play such a prominent role. Gives the island some character, not that there aren’t enough characters there already. 🙂

  2. bulldog says:

    Love the photos of all the bikes but specially the first one… have a very Merry Christmas…

  3. The Dose of Reality says:

    Love the bicycle photos. It’s freezing here this morning so I really wish I was in Key West on one of those bikes!! Ho Ho Ho!! –Lisa

  4. Great photos. it is nice to see someplace warm. It looks like fun there. Merry Christmas

  5. Oh cool…I used to love bike riding but the last time I tried, I ended up walking the bike home!!! Merry Christmas!

  6. dhphotosite says:

    Cool pics there kiddo…I love bike riding especially in shore towns…it’s mostly flat LOL!

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