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Forum: Living Car Free 12-27-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,341
Posted By poormanbiking
2 days after Christmas and unusually warm so far....

2 days after Christmas and unusually warm so far. No measurable snow this season yet! I should mention I'm in Toledo, Ohio.
Forum: Living Car Free 12-08-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By poormanbiking
First and only time in San Francisco , hotel(...

First and only time in San Francisco , hotel( Hilton San Francisco Financial District) and interview were within a mile of the BART station(Embarcadero). Talking to people about housing cost totally...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-07-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By poormanbiking
A little time in San Francisco

My company flew me to SF for a interview. I meet a few people that lived car-free and they functioned nicely. The Bay Area Rapid Transit worked great for the very short time I was there. On the...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-11-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By poormanbiking
I don't know of any publications but this may...

I don't know of any publications but this may come close.
Smart Living by Bike | Momentum Mag (http://momentummag.com/)
Forum: Living Car Free 09-20-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By poormanbiking
I will go everywhere Tuesday via bike. Weather...

I will go everywhere Tuesday via bike. Weather here getting cool so my miles will increase.
Forum: Living Car Free 09-11-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,147
Posted By poormanbiking
I hope to see the day when the big auto assembly...

I hope to see the day when the big auto assembly plants in my town are putting out buses, trains, and maybe even bicycles.[/QUOTE

The original Jeep plant(Willy's) was a bike factory first. History...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-06-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,545
Posted By poormanbiking
My company is in a suburb with easy wide lanes...

My company is in a suburb with easy wide lanes miles around it. They offer a full gym and showers with lockers. I nearly forgot the nice bike rack right outside the security office door. About 1500...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-04-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 292,401
Posted By poormanbiking
I was shocked that my local library system didn't...

I was shocked that my local library system didn't have it the book in their database. A trip to one of the few remaining book stores is in my future.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-07-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,164
Posted By poormanbiking
About three decades ago... there was a book...

About three decades ago... there was a book called Future Shock by Alvin Toffler. You might want to read it (it is still available) and think about how your viewing the world.[/QUOTE]

I received...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-04-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,114
Posted By poormanbiking
I don't know, does he get to decide how he wants...

I don't know, does he get to decide how he wants to spend all the donations? Just checked and the second donation is over $274,000. That much cash he could buy a house in a warmer climate and a nice...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-24-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,237
Posted By poormanbiking
I'm been riding in Toledo for a few years now and...

I'm been riding in Toledo for a few years now and generally no issues. Downtown to easy riding and the trails farther out are nice but generally aren't connected to shopping or dining establishments.
Forum: Commuting 11-21-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,161
Posted By poormanbiking
Mine is self-explanatory. Money spent on cycling...

Mine is self-explanatory. Money spent on cycling comes after every other bill and person is taken care of. Looking at moving within 2 miles of work then I will become car free.
Forum: Living Car Free 11-06-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,725
Posted By poormanbiking
My car free days ended before my wife came along...

My car free days ended before my wife came along but if I had stayed car-free I could be real close to a very early retirement. Just get a tandem and pedal her around.
Forum: Commuting 10-26-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,870
Posted By poormanbiking
I lean towards minimalism too. No bike specfic...

I lean towards minimalism too. No bike specfic gear at all. Current stable of 2 working on the best route for 1 all around ride.
Forum: Living Car Free 10-15-14, 04:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,999
Posted By poormanbiking
I been thinking about a Kona UTE instead. Just...

I been thinking about a Kona UTE instead. Just currently can't afford such a vehicle.
Forum: Living Car Free 10-14-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By poormanbiking
Finding humor in ads !

Here reading this forum and most of the ads ,at least for me are from local car dealerships. I understand ads are sold by bulk but still found humor in it.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-30-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By poormanbiking
Fitness affected by bike setup

Whenever I consider fitness on a bike , I think road bike. Can you achieve the same fitness results using a hybrid or mountain bike ? I've been thinking about switching bike styles for comfort and...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-02-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By poormanbiking
OK, I should of been more specific , 700C tires....

OK, I should of been more specific , 700C tires. Maybe I should of stated something like a need for a comfortable flat bar style bike. I know I want to get a more upright riding stance then my road...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-02-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,525
Posted By poormanbiking
Looking for a fast hybrid

I seen the pic of a new Fuji Absolute. I need to find other manufacturers that sell a compact frame with a rigged fork like the Fuji. I've already looked at the general common manufacturers like...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-14-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By poormanbiking
I work for a high technology manufacturer near...

I work for a high technology manufacturer near Toledo, Ohio. We have a gym, showers and a bike rack with over 1000 employees and I'm the only real bike commuter. Co-workers think riding is great but...
Forum: Commuting 07-06-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,447
Posted By poormanbiking
My 7.15 miles is nice, involves 3 cities,...

My 7.15 miles is nice, involves 3 cities, residential and country roads. I take my time rolling in so speed doesn't matter. It's one of those rides that the journey is great but destination isn't.
Forum: Commuting 06-25-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By poormanbiking
Just pace yourself and leave yourself plenty of...

Just pace yourself and leave yourself plenty of time.
Forum: Living Car Free 05-18-14, 10:27 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,286
Posted By poormanbiking
Win the lottery and buy Detroit! Make it the...

Win the lottery and buy Detroit! Make it the un-motor capital.
Forum: Commuting 04-19-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By poormanbiking
Need a Inexpensive messenger bag

Any suggestions or recommendations? Need one big enough for a laptop and a change of clothes. I have a Samsonite backpack but it's overkill.
Forum: Living Car Free 01-30-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By poormanbiking
I'm not debating the car light issue. I'm...

I'm not debating the car light issue. I'm thinking of all the bikes I could of bought for the price of the Prius.
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