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Hey SFers, you've likely heard lots about Uber and Lyft, but a newly-relaunched service, Sidecar is taking peer-to-peer ride sharing to another level. It's similar to Lyft in that you can find drivers in your vicinity to pick you up and take you across town for a fee. But Sidecar's new model also let's you pick a car that, say, plays music you like. Or one that supplies a desperately-needed phone charger. Or one that simply offers the best price to get you where you're going—you'll always know the cost up front—no surprises. And you you can "favorite" drivers you have a particularly awesome experience with so you can be sure to catch a ride with them next time they're going your way.
To celebrate the relaunch, starting today, March 13, through March 21 the company has tapped three San Francisco tastemakers to pimp out their rides. When you sign into the app, look for cars from online second-hand clothing marketplace Poshmark, food blog Tablehopper and design blogger Emma Dime. Get your first look at the cars in our gallery. When you ride in one of them, and then post a tweet or Instagram labeled with #TastemakerTakeover, you'll be entered to win a whole month of free Sidecar rides up to $1000. Download the app for iPhone or Android and hitch a ride to work in style!
· Sidecar [Official Site]
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