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NYT Article: Commuting to NYC from the 'burbs

Old 07-30-08, 10:22 AM
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NYT Article: Commuting to NYC from the 'burbs

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/27/ny...regionspecial2
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Old 07-30-08, 10:28 AM
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For those (like me) who don't feel like getting a Times account: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/27/ny...regionspecial2
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that looks like a horrible way to commute. That backpack looks like it weighs a ton, and the cotton tank top can't be fun, either.
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Originally Posted by Robyn
Robyn Guimont also rides to work. Three times a week she packs her backpack with a change of clothes, lunch and her laptop and rides seven miles from Glastonbury, Conn., to downtown Hartford. Her office provides a bike rack in its garage.
“I am a 54-year-old woman who has a husband and two grown kids, a full-time job and a house to maintain,” she wrote in an e-mail message. “So I always tell people, if I can ride to work, anyone can!”

If she read your post, she would surely tell you to man up, dear sir.
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Originally Posted by uke View Post
If she read your post, she would surely tell you to man up, dear sir.
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Old 07-31-08, 12:16 PM
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I'm just saying, some panniers would probably make her a lot happier.
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