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    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...
  2. 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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    Just pace yourself and leave yourself plenty of...

    Just pace yourself and leave yourself plenty of time.
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    Win the lottery and buy Detroit! Make it the...

    Win the lottery and buy Detroit! Make it the un-motor capital.
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    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.
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    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.
  18. Did anybody else notice in the first pic a guy...

    Did anybody else notice in the first pic a guy just left of the street car looks like he's on a cellphone. In the second pic noticed the sign" Women $3.50" ,it's for shoes but does make you wonder....
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    I started the vehicles today and let them run for...

    I started the vehicles today and let them run for a few minutes. Today's high -1 and with wind chill -18 . Haven't been more then 50 feet from the house in a few days. I see the bikes in the basement...
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    Your right, I need a utility bike not a mountain...

    Your right, I need a utility bike not a mountain bike. Just don't know anyone who has one or previously owned one. Thanks for pointing that out for me.
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    All terrain bike?

    Sitting here in Toledo and work was cancelled because of the weather. This year I want to get rid of the cage. Looking for a all weather all terrain bike. The Kona UTE has my Interest. I...
  22. I work from 6 pm to 6:15 am and some days to...

    I work from 6 pm to 6:15 am and some days to tired to ride. I think this is my lack of fitness.
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    I can relate totally. Warmth and security.

    I can relate totally. Warmth and security.
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    That shed would be ideal size. Get a double lot...

    That shed would be ideal size. Get a double lot with that and I could have enough garden space to really impact my food bill. Where I currently live I have neighbors who has goats and chickens but...
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    When the kids are grown and on their own, this...

    When the kids are grown and on their own, this would work for me. Cheap to heat and cool.
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