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Forum: Living Car Free 07-29-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,197
Posted By Drv1913
This thread has been quite an interesting read. ...

This thread has been quite an interesting read. :)

At my former place of employment, there was no official telecommuting, but most of us worked from home one or two days a week as we saw fit. ...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-29-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
It has been so hot and miserable here that I have...

It has been so hot and miserable here that I have only been riding my bike for short, efficient, and generally uninteresting rides to and from the bus stop (3 miles each way) to go downtown to run...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-21-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By Drv1913
Congratulations! :)

Congratulations! :)
Forum: Living Car Free 06-21-15, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Drv1913
I work from home now, too, and do exactly the...

I work from home now, too, and do exactly the same thing. Also, besides errands and the occasional meeting, I take advanatage of my new situation to do a lot more fun things (nature walks, brown bag...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-20-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,855
Posted By Drv1913
Ok, much as I loathe McDonald's, that is pretty...

Ok, much as I loathe McDonald's, that is pretty cool.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-20-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
Linen is really great for hot weather, very...

Linen is really great for hot weather, very breathable. It is my favorite fabric to work with and wear, which is saying a lot because I love me some cotton. To minimize wrinkles, it is good to have...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-15, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
I believe you, but today's outing will have to...

I believe you, but today's outing will have to wait until after the sun goes down. I can't take two days like that in a row.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
Maybe, but I don't really think so. I know that...

Maybe, but I don't really think so. I know that conventional wisdom says to wear light colors in the heat, and that might be a little cooler, but then I'd be worried the entire time about looking...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-18-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
It doesn't, and it's becoming a real problem as...

It doesn't, and it's becoming a real problem as my hair grows longer. At the end of my story when I mentioned that I had to jam the helmet on my head, I wasn't kidding. I have to really press down...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-17-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 68,684
Posted By Drv1913
Note: The length of this post is part of the...

Note: The length of this post is part of the reason why I thought there should be a separate thread for this, but if the thread starter doesn't mind...

Summertime in Memphis is one of the reasons...
Forum: Commuting 06-16-15, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,228
Posted By Drv1913
Same here; it's one of the many reasons why I...

Same here; it's one of the many reasons why I prefer biking to walking.

Congratulations on getting your coworker to try bike commuting! I did manage to inspire a colleague to buy a bicycle...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,109
Posted By Drv1913
Lots of businesses let me bring my bike inside,...

Lots of businesses let me bring my bike inside, which I always prefer. Depending on the design, bike racks make me nervous. I can never seem to fit my bike in them the way I want to. I always find...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By Drv1913
When I was in college, freshmen, at least the...

When I was in college, freshmen, at least the ones who lived on campus, were not allowed to bring their cars. I trudged all over the what I considered to be extremely spread out and hilly campus to...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Drv1913
I think that learning how to drive is a useful...

I think that learning how to drive is a useful skill. I do not have children, but I do have a young relative who has just gotten her learner's permit. I am glad that she is learning how to drive...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-14-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,217
Posted By Drv1913
I would be interested in a "day in the life" kind...

I would be interested in a "day in the life" kind of thread, particularly if supplemented by pictures and more particularly if contributed to posters who do not live in dense, urban cores (although...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-13-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,300
Posted By Drv1913
I enjoy getting around under my own steam and in...

I enjoy getting around under my own steam and in a way that is consistent with my values and my life goals. I see more when I am on my bike or on foot, from cool stuff on the side of the road to...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-31-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Drv1913
Congratulations! :)

Congratulations! :)
Forum: Commuting 11-05-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,862
Posted By Drv1913
I bring my lunch + snacks to work pretty much...

I bring my lunch + snacks to work pretty much every day. I have more than a dozen different lunch bags and containers, but my favorite for traveling by bike is the Tupperware Lunch'n Things...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,793
Posted By Drv1913
I prefer Momentum magazine for information...

I prefer Momentum magazine for information relevant to commuters and urban biking. I like the gear guides and photo essays and have purchased a few useful things after seeing them featured in an...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,204
Posted By Drv1913
I never used to have a problem with helmet hair,...

I never used to have a problem with helmet hair, but now that I am sporting an afro, it's a whole different ballgame. Jamming my hair under the helmet results in several rows mini-mohawks by the...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-17-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,231
Posted By Drv1913
Because there was a steady stream of cars in the...

Because there was a steady stream of cars in the traffic lane on her left, and I didn't want to dart in front of one of them. Also, she was waving her arms and her bag around, trying to take up as...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,231
Posted By Drv1913
Oh, I do complain. The problem is that there is...

Oh, I do complain. The problem is that there is a lot that needs doing and limited resources for doing it. Also, some of the hazards are not ones that the city can do anything about - like the...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-15-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Drv1913
Assistance re: Women's Forum

Hello,
I've tried following the directions (http://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/568805-access-women-s-forum.html) twice, but have had no response. What am I doing wrong?
Forum: Living Car Free 06-15-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Drv1913
I'm so sorry that happened to you. If there are...

I'm so sorry that happened to you. If there are pawn shops in your area, you may want to alert/check with them. Other than that, I can't think of anything else that you haven't already done.
Forum: Living Car Free 06-15-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By Drv1913
The bike accessory that I rave about the most is...

The bike accessory that I rave about the most is my Dargelos Lightning Vest: DARGELOS ? Lightning Vest (http://www.dargelos.cc/product/lightning-vest)

I take it to all of my bike month q & a...
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