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01-01-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,512
Posted By Trotsky

Been car free for 6 years.

I don't remember giving up too much. I suppose a car is convienent, but incredibly expensive and destructive to the environment. We still use public transportation, but for daily life I use my bike...
12-16-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Trotsky

Thanks

Yes, I did read that thread, and it sounds very different from what I am used to. We don't have bike lanes here, and people are courteous to cyclists for the most part. I ride from one end of the...
12-14-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Trotsky

Relocating to Ohau.

My wife and I are relocating to Oahu in March of 2020. She accepted a position at Queens Medical Center. I am happily retired, so I follow where she wants to work. We currently live in Barbados in...
12-12-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By Trotsky

My wife accepted a job at Queens medical center,...

My wife accepted a job at Queens medical center, and we will be relocating to Oahu in March 2020. We currently live in Barbados. The roads like in most Caribbean countries, except the highway are...
06-25-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25,346
Views: 2,467,670
Posted By Trotsky

Interesting experience

On Sunday, I was riding through the city to pick up the highway at Warrens. Spooners Hill is a very nice hill, it has 3 parts to it, and each steep, but relatively short. At Eagle Hall there is an...
06-10-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25,346
Views: 2,467,670
Posted By Trotsky

Yep, every day.

The weekend was a good ride, and now I am over 100 kms every week. Today is a bank holiday here, and a perfect day for riding, because traffic is down, but I had big rides on Saturday and Sunday, and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trotsky

Thanks, yes I did see this on YouTube, and I am...

Thanks, yes I did see this on YouTube, and I am keeping this in mind as I look for a case. I already carry small wrenches, so the larger wrench should not add too much to the weight.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-14-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trotsky

Thanks, it is funny that you suggest that. When...

Thanks, it is funny that you suggest that. When we were in the process of moving to Barbados, I went to the local bike store and got two boxes that bikes came in, and shipped the bikes in those...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,328
Posted By Trotsky

Hard suitcases for 20 inch folding bike

I have a citizens 20 inch folding bike. I use a dahon padded soft case to travel. So far I have survived travel, but not without obliterated accessories, bent brakes, gears, and deep gashes in the...
01-09-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 137,533
Posted By Trotsky

Easy ride today.

I ride to the gym every day except Saturdays and Sundays, which are long rides far and wide around the island. After the gym, shower and something to eat, I rode to two supermarkets as Wednesdays...
01-08-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,416
Views: 137,533
Posted By Trotsky

Usual places.

I rode to the gym, then when finished I rode back. Late morning I walked to the St Ann garrison Barbados and walked around the outside of the horse track for about 9 km. The garrison is nice because...
Forum: Southeast
12-29-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Trotsky

Thanks everyone.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: Southeast
12-28-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Trotsky

Advice for riding in Shrevesport, Louisiana.

Hi everyone, my wife has a contract job in Shreveport for 3 months. I am looking for any advice on riding there. I am bringing my folding bike. Are there any issues with riding the road with cars in...
12-25-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25,346
Views: 2,467,670
Posted By Trotsky

I had a good ride this morning, but it was a...

I had a good ride this morning, but it was a light ride. I rode 32 kms, up to Holetown and back. The weather was lovely, and the traffic was light.
11-12-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25,346
Views: 2,467,670
Posted By Trotsky

Yes, everyday, I ride to the gym and back, but it...

Yes, everyday, I ride to the gym and back, but it is only 6 km round trip. On Saturday and Sunday, I rode 76 km. This is of course on an island that is 23 x 34 km big. I did lose some gears on...
10-29-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25,346
Views: 2,467,670
Posted By Trotsky

Yes, just about every day

My bicycle is my transportation complemented by buses. I do ride recreational on the weekends when the traffic is lighter. During the week, I do most of my errands, groceries, hardware, or whatever....
09-22-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 378,166
Posted By Trotsky

Hi Rossiny

Picking up and moving does take planning. After I retired, my wife and I talked about doing something else. She agreed as long as she could keep working. We agreed on Barbados as we had been here...
09-17-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 378,166
Posted By Trotsky

Car free

I have been car free in Barbados for almost 5 years. I am retired, so that makes it easier, but I did go car lite for the last 4 years of work and finally car free the last year of work. I originally...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 81,878
Posted By Trotsky

A few years have gone by.

I retired in 2012 and moved to Barbados. It is good to see that the thread is still going. I depended on it in dark cold winter mornings with snow on the roads. I have not seen winter for about 6...
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