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    Junior Member sushisoo's Avatar
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    Car free and loving it!

    Hey everyone! I have been meaning to be a part of this community for a long time! I got started loving bikes when I was a kid and collected and rode old cruisers from the 40s and 50s. In my late 20s I started biking to work-at least half way. I rode old ten speeds and got a trek 7500fx in '05. It still serves me well but I want a cyclo-cross and a single fixed gear now with a freewheel. I think I may try to sell the Trek here. I became car free by choice last year and now bike and bus to most of the places I need to go. Little by little I'm learning to maintain and fix my bike. I started to get into a little bike advocacy this year with the League of Michigan Bicyclists. We are trying to change legislation in favor of cyclists' rights and for better non-motorized transportation planning. I am also an artist who works in a variety of traditional and digital media. I live in Lansing, Michigan. Love to hear from you...

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    Studs Terkel Johnny_Monkey's Avatar
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    Hello!

    I'm car free as well, but only because it's easier to not have a car where I live. I can still feel smug about it though.

    Oh yessss.


    And the money I save is pretty good as well.

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    Senior Member wernmax's Avatar
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    Welcome in fellow Michiganer, I turned 12 in Lansing. Tried to Google Earth the old neighborhood, but a lot's changed in 40 years.

    I also quit driving in 96, big savings, but more for exercise.

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Hello sushisoo, one of my favourite members, Roody, also lives in Lansing. He too is car free, and if you have not already found him, he's a valuable member, with a lot of good insights.


    Welcome to BF, and feel free to PM me with any questions !

    East Hill
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