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Old 03-12-11, 03:20 AM   #26
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Old 03-12-11, 06:42 AM   #27
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depending upon where I'm working, one way trip might be a minimum of 38 miles, maximum of 185 miles..... sometimes I get to drive through the mountains & up the North Fork (Potomac), other times through the New River Gorge...... my usual trip is @ 70 miles - 1/2 hour on country roads, 40 minutes on the highway (usually empty; not too many peeps in WV!).
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Old 03-12-11, 04:01 PM   #28
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Biking to work, 55-60 minutes in summer, 65-75 minutes in winter
Driving to work, 30-40 minutes depending on traffic
I drive about 1 work day out of 20 on an annualized basis
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Old 03-12-11, 04:30 PM   #29
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8 mile drive to the park 'n' ride takes me about 15 minutes.
10 mile ride the rest of the way to work is about 45 minutes.

If I rode the whole way, I could make it a 16mi one-way trip. Not unreasonable, but I start work at 6:30. To get there on time and have a shower and some breakfast, I'd have to leave around 4:15am. Screw that.
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Old 03-12-11, 04:59 PM   #30
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4 miles, so 15-20 min via the greatest invention know to humankind.





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Old 03-12-11, 05:12 PM   #31
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Pogostick?
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Old 03-12-11, 05:48 PM   #32
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10 minutes as the crow flies. 30 if I stop for breakfast.
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Old 03-12-11, 07:35 PM   #33
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Old 03-12-11, 07:56 PM   #34
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10 miles each way. this spring/summer i plan to ride my bike
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17 miles, 30 minutes by car, 1:15 (more or less) by bike.
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Old 03-12-11, 08:06 PM   #36
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17 miles, 30 minutes by car, 1:15 (more or less) by bike.
How often do you commute by bike?
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Honestly? Not much so far this year. I like to think I can do it about half the time but this year I've had too many interruptions.

Before my office moved and my commute was 7 miles I rode more than I drove.
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Old 03-12-11, 08:50 PM   #38
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2 and a half hours is a long time to commit to a daily commute.
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Old 03-12-11, 09:52 PM   #39
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Yes, and that's exactly what's keeping me off the bike these days. Normally I hope to commute maybe twice a week, and I think I came close last year when my commute distance increased to 17 each way. This year, though, several things have interrupted my cycling: Business trips in January, then the bad weather, then I had some issues with my dogs, then my wife had surgery. I hope this all quiets down and I can start to ride some more.
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Old 03-14-11, 07:57 AM   #40
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52 miles one way it usually takes one hour, I'm sick to death of it, even more so with the higher gas prices, I've been doing similar distances for almost 5 years now.
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Old 03-14-11, 08:10 AM   #42
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On Friday, mine goes from 8 miles and 20 or so minutes to 30+ miles and 2+hrs each way.
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On Friday, mine goes from 8 miles and 20 or so minutes to 30+ miles and 2+hrs each way.
I guess I'm kind of lucky in a way, at least I can go 70-75 mph most of the way with no heavy traffic.
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Old 03-14-11, 08:27 AM   #44
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I used to work in Denver, 45 miles door-to-door. It took about an hour to an hour and 15 minutes to drive, depending upon the traffic. Bad weather though, could stretch that from 2 to 3 hours or more.

If I took the bus, that was a 12 minute drive to the Park and Ride, then another hour and 30 minutes for the bus ride. Much longer, but I could read my book. And I didn't have to pay for parking.

Taking the light rail meant a 45 minute drive, and 20 minutes on the train. Also, no parking costs.

Now I work from home and my commute is about 8 seconds, give or take. I much prefer this.
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Old 03-14-11, 08:34 AM   #45
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I also work from home now, thank god. My last commute was 50-90 minutes each way depending on traffic, in the Bay Area. That was horrible. Before that, it was 8 miles, I biked it about 3 times a week in summer and took the long way home.
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Old 03-14-11, 08:41 AM   #46
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By car 20 minutes, by bike 1.25 hours. But I'm currently interviewing for a job that at least temporarily would give me an hour and a half commute.
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From my seat on the sofa to my enlarger is seventeen feet. From my bed to the darkroom is 8 feet.
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From my seat on the sofa to my enlarger is seventeen feet. From my bed to the darkroom is 8 feet.

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