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Old 10-25-18, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Kahsyrbag View Post
Almost all my life I have been car free, my Dad gave me a junk car about five years ago that I tried to use, but just felt so unsafe driving it, and got rid of it. I use to have a dozen bikes, but maintenance on that many was expensive, I'm down to four, two of which I have added on headlights, tail lights, turn signals, horns, and sound systems, fun to rid but they weigh over a hundred pounds each, the smaller one was at 120 last I checked.
Man, this sounds familiar! Parents gave me their old car in high school. Filled it up once, didn't like that part (gas was 60 cents a gallon!), gave it back at the end of the week. And just last week I gave another bike away. Got rid of 4 in the past 4 years. Three left, but I need all of those including a folding bike for picking up/dropping of rental cars.

Full disclosure: From ages 17-30 I had cars, motorcycles, and campers non-stop. No car since 1989.

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