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  1. They can be different I guess. 3 On Your...

    They can be different I guess.

    3 On Your Side: Many Millennials Would Quit If Not Allowed To Do Personal Tasks At Work CBS Philly
  2. Good looking ride. I even like the color. ...

    Good looking ride. I even like the color.

    sometimes a good used bike is a much better deal than a lower level new bike. Yours looks like one of those deals.

    As far as the decal goes leave...
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    And Cooker here is some interesting Food desert...

    And Cooker here is some interesting Food desert factoids: just because they have a store doesn't seem to preclude a place from being called a food desert. And notice who made the list, maybe I...
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    Cooker have you examined the claim? Have you...

    Cooker have you examined the claim? Have you looked at the cities and done a quick search to see if any are indeed a food desert? I have and some of those places have many stores and markets. Not...
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    I may not be a big fan of NPR but they have even...

    I may not be a big fan of NPR but they have even gone as far as to suggest if there is no store within .5 miles it could be a food desert. And notice the last two paragraphs. You could have a store...
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    No but I didn't invent the claim that the city of...

    No but I didn't invent the claim that the city of Detroit is a food desert.

    I also posted a study that took into account just how far away grocery stores are from most urbanites. Rand Corp...
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    Am I to assume no one else has read Carlton...

    Am I to assume no one else has read Carlton Reid's book, "Roads were not built for cars. He has a different take on the condition of roads even in London.
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    First post by Roody,"As an extreme example, until...

    First post by Roody,"As an extreme example, until a few years ago, there were literally NO reasonably priced full-service supermarkets within the city limits of Detroit--a city (at the time) of...
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    Absolutly. But parents are the older generation...

    Absolutly. But parents are the older generation typically.
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    Directed maybe but not wasted. Who else would...

    Directed maybe but not wasted. Who else would pay 10 to 20k for a bike with all the new bells and whistles? But eventually it trickles down to the commuter and cruiser. I bought my first MTB with...
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    How much is perception and how much is reality? ...

    How much is perception and how much is reality? If it is indeed a desert how do we explain a quick search on the stores located in Detroit? one of the cities listed as a food desert even by the...
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    Some bicycles use new technology but the bike...

    Some bicycles use new technology but the bike itself is old technology. Older than cars and planes.
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    I don't care who you are, that right there is...

    I don't care who you are, that right there is funny.
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    There are some problems with the origional...

    There are some problems with the origional article as well.

    Detroit Grocery Stores, 'Food Desert' Myth Examined In Noah Stephens' Photography Survey
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    I didn't say they were criminals I said how can...

    I didn't say they were criminals I said how can an area support such services if the people living in the area are destitute? I think someone needs to take a much closer look at a supposed problem...
  16. What kind of rim?

    What kind of rim?
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    That is part of my point as well. If you don't...

    That is part of my point as well. If you don't have starving people in the streets they must be getting food somewhere? Maybe they simply have different buying patterns and it isn't profitable for...
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    He made the suggestion but there seems to be lots...

    He made the suggestion but there seems to be lots of stores in Gallup and it has a good share of poor. I decided to do some research and as someone pointed our earlier it seems as if no one has an...
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    I won't assume what it is like in Canadian...

    I won't assume what it is like in Canadian suburbs but growing up in Orange County, one giant suburb, there are several shopping options within walking distance. The problem is Americans don't like...
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    Wolfchild, As do I and always have. Even as a...

    Wolfchild,
    As do I and always have. Even as a kid we were within walking distance to several stores.
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    Roody, you posted this subject for some reason. ...

    Roody, you posted this subject for some reason. It doesn't seen to be bike related and knowing you foundness for some social justice connection I simply followed the link that had your map in the...
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    Roody, Why do you assume the areas have more...

    Roody,
    Why do you assume the areas have more car free than any other areas?

    My question remains, why is it a government or business problem? Isn't the same brush so many use for getting...
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    I am still having a problem getting into what the...

    I am still having a problem getting into what the real problem is? Looking at the map and other maps posted on the subject show the biggest segment of these "food" deserts seem to be in the eastern...
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    The question I have to ask is what causes these...

    The question I have to ask is what causes these deserts? I live on the outskirts of a small community of about 100,000. Big community for me because the one I moved from only had 8000. But even...
  25. I have a different theory. When we were kids the...

    I have a different theory. When we were kids the hills were still young and hadn't grown to adulthood yet. Over the years dust drifted down and mixed with water to create mud and pile on the top of...
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