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To sell or not to sell

Old 03-15-03, 02:56 PM
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To sell or not to sell

I am new to commuting and really really love it - I want to sell my car and just wondered if anyone out there has sold their car and do they commute everywhere, how long is the longest ride through a city etc.

Any words o' wisdom would be greatly appreciated.

And anyone who has bad winters too....

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Old 03-15-03, 03:05 PM
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It all depends on where you live and what you like to do. Plenty of urbanites have neither car nor bicycle, whereas many people in less-dense area have access to both. Because of my bicycle and public transportation, our three-driver family does not need a third car, and could even queeze by with one. However, I am currently not prepared to resume the car-free lifestyle of my college student years.
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Old 03-15-03, 03:19 PM
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Well let's just say I am single and in my mid 20's so I don't think I have any stipulations that way. No kids or a husband.

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Old 03-15-03, 03:24 PM
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Maybe I really just want to know what the hardest thing could be for not owning a car??
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Single people do have it easier going car free. Kids cannot be put in a bike trailer in the middle of January and taken to the dr. However when you are single, except for vacations (like to another state) you can do without a car entirely. I have a trailer for shopping. with what i save on gas and stuff i bought a washing machine and dryer so trips to the Laundromat are no longer necessary. In a town of 60,000, I can be anywhere inside 30 minutes, so all I have to do is plan ahead. Sell the car and buy a trailer panniers and a bike for running to the store!
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Hardest thing,well,cold,rain,snow,heat,wind,smell,hills,you know that stuff.
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the worst would depend on what kind of person you are, what bothers you the most.
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