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Old 07-30-01, 09:37 AM
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I had to... drive today

It feels so terrible when I have to drive. I know I'm obsessing. Sometimes, you need to drive if you want or need to accomplish things that you cannot on a bike.

I had my daughter all last week, and had to take her to her mom's house, this morning. It's twenty miles away, and she doesn't fit well in my rack trunk.

It doesn't happen often, so, I let it go for today.

The thing that hurt the most, perhaps, was not being able to ride with my new stuff I got for my birthday, yesterday.

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Originally posted by jramsey
It feels so terrible when I have to drive. I know I'm obsessing. Sometimes, you need to drive if you want of need to accomplish things that you cannot on a bike.

I had my daughter all last week, and had to take her to her mom's house, this morning. It's twenty miles away, and she doesn't fit well in my rack trunk.

It doesn't happen often, so, I let it go for today.

The thing that hurt the most, perhaps, was not being able to ride with my new stuff I got for my birthday, yesterday.
You have my most sincere condolensces.

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Don't feel too bad Jonathan. For now I only commute 3 days a week (14 miles one way). My 56 year old body needs a rest from time to time.

And I MUST drive once I get home because my wife doesn't ride and she wants to go out for dinner once or twice a week or we must visit the in-laws who live about 5 miles away.

Unfortunately a car is still a necessity for some of us.
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Originally posted by RonH
Don't feel too bad Jonathan. For now I only commute 3 days a week (14 miles one way). My 56 year old body needs a rest from time to time.

And I MUST drive once I get home because my wife doesn't ride and she wants to go out for dinner once or twice a week or we must visit the in-laws who live about 5 miles away.

Unfortunately a car is still a necessity for some of us.
Thanks, Ron.

Actually, I still drive farther than I ride. I too must drive in the evenings and weekends when my wife and daughter accompany me. I try to cycle to the grocery store and places nearby, when I'm by myself. Trips with my family, however, are still motorized.

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