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Forum: Living Car Free 06-14-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,854
Posted By Smallwheels
Totally unrealistic post. Seventy miles per day...

Totally unrealistic post. Seventy miles per day would be fine for someone touring the USA in a hurry, not commuting to work.

Get a motorcycle of at least 250 CCs to handle your weight. It will...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-21-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,168
Posted By Smallwheels
I've had a few selling sprees. Nothing I owned...

I've had a few selling sprees. Nothing I owned had the value expected. Two items did sell well. One was a Macbook computer and another was a brier pipe made in 1968. Most everything else was sold at...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-02-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By Smallwheels
I liked him. I'll miss his posts.

I liked him. I'll miss his posts.
Forum: Living Car Free 04-02-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,375
Posted By Smallwheels
The 22nd of this month will be the one year...

The 22nd of this month will be the one year anniversary living rent free. The van was bought for $800. Insurance for the year was $800.

Winter in Hollywood was so comfortable compared to my...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-07-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,170
Posted By Smallwheels
Inline skates. If you get a good pair you can...

Inline skates. If you get a good pair you can zoom as fast as a bicycle. Doop makes some with three big wheels on each foot and these can be attached over regular sports shoes. Of course these...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-09-16, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By Smallwheels
My answer is, someone who doesn't own or lease a...

My answer is, someone who doesn't own or lease a car. Unless you grow your own food and manufacture everything in your life there were motor vehicles involved in getting things to you or the store...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-04-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,467
Posted By Smallwheels
At the beginning of this year electric powered...

At the beginning of this year electric powered skateboards, Segways, and hover board devices became legal to use in bicycle lanes in California.
Forum: Living Car Free 12-30-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,467
Posted By Smallwheels
Segways are not just sold as toys. That is only...

Segways are not just sold as toys. That is only one reason they exist. Their original intended purpose was to get rid of so many cars on the roads. They were specifically created as personal mobility...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-30-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,467
Posted By Smallwheels
I totally disagree with the opinion that they...

I totally disagree with the opinion that they can't be used for shopping or commuting to work. It just depends on distance and how much you want to carry. If you're going to go that route then the...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-29-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,467
Posted By Smallwheels
Hover Boards are the bait to get more people...

Hover Boards are the bait to get more people using Segways. Since Kaman Industries couldn't price the Segways low enough to get many people interested, they were relegated to wealthy people or people...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-28-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,375
Posted By Smallwheels
Thank you for the story. Your tale is inspiring....

Thank you for the story. Your tale is inspiring. How do you feel about it all? You didn't go into that very much or the motivation for it beyond your reading of this thread.
Forum: Living Car Free 12-22-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smallwheels
Impacts of invading alien plant species on water...

Impacts of invading alien plant species on water flows at stand and catchment scales (http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/content/7/plv043.full)
Forum: Living Car Free 12-21-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smallwheels
As an interesting tidbit; a couple of decades ago...

As an interesting tidbit; a couple of decades ago in South Africa where there is a lot of heat and not a lot of water, the government and environmental organizations began removing trees because each...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-20-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By Smallwheels
Doop Skates makes some inline skates that clip...

Doop Skates makes some inline skates that clip onto regular shoes. They have one model with three 110 mm wheels. They aren't gigantic but they are huge compared to some of the skateboard riders...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-07-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,685
Posted By Smallwheels
Car Drivers Pushing Back Against Bicycle Lanes In Los Angeles

This thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car-free/1026878-getting-rid-streetcars-making-automatic-cars.html got me thinking about what I have heard on the radio in Los Angeles. There is a plan...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-02-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,281
Posted By Smallwheels
I sent a message to Schwinn about wanting a...

I sent a message to Schwinn about wanting a Shuffle Scooter with a lower deck. Their reply said that the deck height is 4 inches. On Amazon I asked an owner to measure the deck height and was told it...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-30-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,375
Posted By Smallwheels
As a van dweller that can move around easily to...

As a van dweller that can move around easily to get the things I need, such as water. Having a composting toilet that doesn't need to be emptied immediately and an easy source for water seems like a...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-30-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,375
Posted By Smallwheels
If you fall in love with it do you think the...

If you fall in love with it do you think the ex-in-laws will sell that portion of their property to you? It looks great.
Forum: Living Car Free 11-30-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 6,225
Posted By Smallwheels
Today I realized something about Uber and ride...

Today I realized something about Uber and ride sharing. The app works by someone opening the app and stating where they are and then requesting a ride. That ride has a set fee. The rider must pay for...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-28-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 6,225
Posted By Smallwheels
Long ago I delivered for a multi-restaurant...

Long ago I delivered for a multi-restaurant company. Never did I take more than one order. When I switched to delivering pizzas I did that one time late at night and was told to never do it again.
...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-24-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,375
Posted By Smallwheels
You are right. Conventional mattresses would...

You are right. Conventional mattresses would weigh a lot more and wouldn't be capable of getting really small for moving.

A super tough inflatable mattress could also be used as a raft. :)
Forum: Living Car Free 11-21-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,281
Posted By Smallwheels
After learning about this Schwinn "Shuffle...

After learning about this Schwinn "Shuffle Cruiser" I asked a question about the height of the deck at Amazon. The answer was six inches. That is high.

Look at the bottom part of the tube on the...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-17-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,281
Posted By Smallwheels
Several of these models look really good for...

Several of these models look really good for adult scootering. Only the Kickbike brand would be good for going a little faster. With the handlebars so close to the front of the deck it makes it...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-07-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,281
Posted By Smallwheels
I've got a Xootr and love it, mostly. I fell this...

I've got a Xootr and love it, mostly. I fell this week and broke a little finger in two places. My face looks like a Halloween mask. It happened at night. I still love scooters that fit adults.
...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-03-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,152
Posted By Smallwheels
In Los Angeles there are more people riding...

In Los Angeles there are more people riding skateboards than bicycles. At USC there seemed to be more bicycles but those must be parked outside. Skateboarders take their boards inside with them. So...
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