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Old 03-13-12, 04:08 PM
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
My wife and I have two cars between us. Over the last four years, I've been cycling more and driving less, so I might be considered car-light. It's hard, because we have real weather here and also some real hills. But I'm determined. I'm thinking I might be able to get rid of my car. I can't always borrow my wife's car, but maybe I can get a motorcycle for many of the occasions when I have to go big distances quickly. It could be fun, and it would use a heck of a lot less fuel.
Welcome! You might want to think abot an electric-asist bicycle, or e-bike. These are bikes that you have to pedal, but they have small electiric motors to give you a little "oomph" on each pedal stroke. They're supposed to be good for hills and for estending your range a little.
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