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Forum: Living Car Free 07-22-16, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By Ekdog
The vehicular cycling crowd has turned me off of...

The vehicular cycling crowd has turned me off of the word with all of their babbling. I wouldn't want to be associated with them.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-10-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
The system I referred to, the one in San Diego,...

The system I referred to, the one in San Diego, charges $7.00 per hour. At that price, they might attract a few well-heeled tourists, but anyone who's looking to use the bikes on a regular or...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-10-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ekdog
When my wife and I were in Mexico recently, we...

When my wife and I were in Mexico recently, we made use of colectivos, which are cars or vans that function as taxis do, except that they follow a route. To start the trip, they require a certain...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-10-16, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
Eight dollars a week makes sense. Eight dollars...

Eight dollars a week makes sense. Eight dollars an hour does not.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-09-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
Sounds good. Los Angeles has just begun...

Sounds good.

Los Angeles has just begun their own system. It's $3.50 for 30 minutes.

Will L.A.'s bike-share program take off? - LA Times...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-08-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 19,746
Posted By Ekdog
:thumb: That's the best way to do it, little by...

:thumb: That's the best way to do it, little by little.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-08-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
If I were going to spend a fortnight or more in...

If I were going to spend a fortnight or more in San Diego, I'd probably just buy a cheap, used mountain bike, ride it during my stay and then sell it or give it away before I left.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-08-16, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
Still kind of pricey, but much more reasonable...

Still kind of pricey, but much more reasonable than the system in San Diego.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-07-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By Ekdog
I was in San Diego recently and noticed that they...

I was in San Diego recently and noticed that they had a bike-sharing system (http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/aug/07/bike-sharing-bicycles-rental-decobike/), too. An hour ride costs $7,...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-07-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ekdog
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Living Car Free 07-07-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ekdog
Of course we have the answer! Everyone is...

Of course we have the answer! Everyone is thronging to Australia, that magnet for car-free types! Especially New South Wales, with their progressive cycling laws. Backwards, car-centric countries...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-06-16, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ekdog
A new idea that will revolutionize cycling...

A new idea that will revolutionize cycling infrastructure, the Prayarrow!

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ClQ4toEUsAARKMD.jpg
Forum: Living Car Free 07-06-16, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ekdog
There's the rub!

There's the rub!
Forum: Living Car Free 07-06-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ekdog
Cycling Fallacies

I came across this website and thought it might interest some of you. Don't be fooled by common myths about cycling!

Cycling Fallacies (http://cyclingfallacies.com/en/)
Forum: Living Car Free 07-04-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,641
Posted By Ekdog
One wonders why he is allowed to troll day after...

One wonders why he is allowed to troll day after day, month after month and year after year.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ekdog
Yes, of course! Apparently, these trolls believe...

Yes, of course! Apparently, these trolls believe that anyone who thinks we could do with fewer cars and more and better public transport and cycling infrastructure is "living in the past". The...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ekdog
Here are the cargo bikes they're using. Nice! ...

Here are the cargo bikes they're using. Nice! :thumb:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4rlWcC4bH0
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ekdog
I respect that, but some of us would prefer to...

I respect that, but some of us would prefer to kick back and enjoy the sights and sounds of San Francisco rather than sweat over a punctured tire. Does that mean we're "lazy" and "incompetent"?
Forum: Living Car Free 06-17-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ekdog
If I were a motorist and a AAA member, I'd have...

If I were a motorist and a AAA member, I'd have them take care of it. If one has paid for a service, why not avail oneself of it?
Forum: Living Car Free 06-17-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ekdog
Just as I thought, no one has expressed such a...

Just as I thought, no one has expressed such a wish. :lol:
Forum: Living Car Free 06-17-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,641
Posted By Ekdog
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/0...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/15/why-free-parking-is-a-big-problem/?postshare=6131466021559725&tid=ss_tw
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ekdog
Who has expressed that desire?

Who has expressed that desire?
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ekdog
My good man, surely you jest! 'Twas this the...

My good man, surely you jest! 'Twas this the acceptation:

6.spoken by, or being in the language spoken by, the people generally; vernacular:vulgar tongue.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-16, 05:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ekdog
Thank you for deeming to post to this humble...

Thank you for deeming to post to this humble group, eminent professor! We proles are awed by your magnificent erudition! Hail Dave Cutter! We untutored, we unwashed and carless shall have to forego...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ekdog
Our rubbish collectors are using electric...

Our rubbish collectors are using electric tricycles. They used to bus them around town, which cost a the city a pretty penny. This new, eco-friendly system is saving hundreds of thousands of euros....
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