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The Closeted Commuter...

Old 03-28-23, 11:48 AM
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The Closeted Commuter...

At my previous job (28 years) I could park my bike in the warehouse, and hang my commuting clothes in a dressing room along with a jacket, coat and shoes.

At my new job (8 months), I can park my bike against the wall behind me in my office. As far as hangin my commuting clothes and the jacket and coat for lunch-time walks I bought an inexpensive ($24) wardrobe which also holds my floor pump and office shoes. Plus I hang my company logo shirt and company jackets in it for when I need those.

Anyway, I've been riding my Dahon Boardwalk 20" folding bike to work as part of my usual 5-bicycle rotation. However, I don't need to fold it since I have space for it behind me. But today I folded it for the first-time at work to show an interested co-worker who also commutes how it folds. It looks like it would fit just fine inside the wardrobe.

I wanted to share this in case there is anyone who wants to commute and wants to keep their ride in their office with them. If you are allowed a wardrobe, you can park your 20-inch folder in it.

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I like your wardrobe, looks inobtrusive to the decor!
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Wardrobe can be a solution. I did the same until I got a room mate who had a sense of smell, my sense of smell is lousy. I asked my roomie if the clothes were a problem, they were, so I immediately moved sweaty clothes to a different location.

I had various work locations, doing contract work at the end of my career. Fortunately three of the four places had locker rooms for production or field workers, where I was allowed to get a locker. That was a big help.
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