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11-24-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,717
Posted By Walter S

That's the bottom line. Look around at the huge...

That's the bottom line. Look around at the huge number of e-scooters in just the past few months. The Atlanta Beltline looks like a e-scooter infection run amok with thousands of new faces that...
09-30-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,088
Posted By Walter S

Warning: fantasy begins...

Warning: fantasy begins...
09-09-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Walter S

I prefer to do my whole vacation starting and...

I prefer to do my whole vacation starting and ending at my front door on my bicycle. No schedules to arrange. Most days I wake up and rank options on where I'll be that night. I reconsider things...
09-02-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,717
Posted By Walter S

I toyed with the idea of commuting on a scooter. ...

I toyed with the idea of commuting on a scooter. Till I saw how dangerous it could be. I don't want the broken bones.
09-01-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,615
Posted By Walter S

Everybody feels like that sometimes. When you...

Everybody feels like that sometimes. When you have a car you can choose to drive and thus nurture this instinct that wants rest. When you don't have that choice you're not up against a wall. Take...
08-26-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

Iím sorry. Maybe if you quote the same words a...

Iím sorry. Maybe if you quote the same words a few more times while being careful not to overwhelm me with anything new Iíll begin to see.
08-26-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By Walter S

The things that a ebike does better than a...

The things that a ebike does better than a bicycle, a car does better still. The things that a ebike does better than a car, a bicycle does better still.
08-26-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

Continuing to say the same damned thing wonít...

Continuing to say the same damned thing wonít make it more true but knock yourself out. Itís your fingers.
08-26-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

Riding the bus or train has no significant cost...

Riding the bus or train has no significant cost in time and may in fact save you time. I email and do project planning etc on the train, so it saves me time over driving since all I would accomplish...
08-26-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

Not validating. Recognizing.

Not validating. Recognizing.
08-25-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

The TP narrative is rich with stories of people...

The TP narrative is rich with stories of people buying cars (typically 2nd only to new homes in price) just to fit in - especially people from all those foreign countries where they don't know about...
08-25-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

Or maybe you want to ensure the best chance for...

Or maybe you want to ensure the best chance for getting a job for which there may be significant competition and you don't want to trigger prejudices on the part of the interviewer who might just be...
08-23-18, 03:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,463
Posted By Walter S

99% huh? How you calculate that? Why is the...

99% huh? How you calculate that? Why is the number worth mentioning?

Get your calculator out and tell me how many appreciate the technology and DO have utilitarian reasons? How many DON'T...
08-21-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By Walter S

In other words nothing is best. It depends on the...

In other words nothing is best. It depends on the budget, personality, fitness, family, desires, age, etc etc. When there was one kind of bicycle long ago, that one was best. The question is...
08-21-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,034
Posted By Walter S

You've been around a while. You don't get that...

You've been around a while. You don't get that conspiracies sprinkled with hypnotic mind-controlling propaganda don't need to be sited in an article to be relevant? It's just part of the TP backdrop...
08-21-18, 02:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By Walter S

Does not Help. Harms less than many things. ...

Does not Help. Harms less than many things. Harms more than a pedal-power bicycle. Harms more than walking. Harms less than driving.
08-20-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

They were great bargaining chips though :)

They were great bargaining chips though :)
08-20-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

bu Absolutely. No guarantees. But just like...

bu

Absolutely. No guarantees. But just like you might die young regardless, you might instead live a long life with the opportunity to enjoy it well if you manage it right. You can have "a lot" of...
08-20-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

When I came back from my first long tour I was...

When I came back from my first long tour I was struck by the excess/waste of modern life. A whole room of the house for sleeping, a room just for cooking, a dining room, living room, bathroom! It all...
08-20-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 346,154
Posted By Walter S

In some areas of life like that a simple life may...

In some areas of life like that a simple life may be a shorter and more painful life. You’re less likely to eat a healthy diet with no teeth. You may not be able to afford good medical care if you...
08-20-18, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 953
Posted By Walter S

Maybe. Maybe not. In my case I became car free...

Maybe. Maybe not. In my case I became car free because I was ordered by the state not to drive a car for six months due to a temporary neurological condition that might make me unsafe to others. ...
08-20-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

That assumes a designer and a purpose - neither...

That assumes a designer and a purpose - neither of which may be real except in your mind.
08-20-18, 05:50 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,034
Posted By Walter S

Well said. When you listen to the voice of...

Well said. When you listen to the voice of experience, you may not have direct exposure to any reality upon which that is based, but you're far closer to it than when you listen to the more isolated...
08-20-18, 04:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

Actually I'm at the bottom of the big money pit....

Actually I'm at the bottom of the big money pit. It keeps getting bigger all the time. Every month my tenants throw more in :)



Quite true. This is not a get rich quick scheme. Instead it is a...
08-15-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,925
Posted By Walter S

Good question. I own five homes and rent out...

Good question. I own five homes and rent out three of them for some nice income. Cars or the lack thereof are not steering my judgement on home ownership. I don't find that being car free should...
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