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03-10-19, 01:58 PM
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Posted By JoeyBike

My "Car-Free" existence has now greatly limited...

My "Car-Free" existence has now greatly limited my opportunity for recreation out of the city. Rental cars for the past year have gone to $60-80/day. Rentals used to be $10/day weekend specials and...
03-07-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

When I gave up the car, only drunks forbidden to...

When I gave up the car, only drunks forbidden to ever drive again were car-free in my city (for the most part). And poor people. Now the car-less hipsters have a huge presence, and "regular people"...
11-03-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Dating actually improved for me because I had a...

Dating actually improved for me because I had a lot more disposable income after ditching the car and motorcycle. The nice thing about not having a car is that it weeds out the shallow women right up...
10-31-18, 11:00 AM
10-24-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I have a Bikes At Work utility trailer...

I have a Bikes At Work utility trailer (https://www.bikesatwork.com/) with 350lb capacity. And where I live is flat with a few bridges. A third chain ring is mandatory.
10-24-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Yeah, if I had money enough to do ^^this, (and a...

Yeah, if I had money enough to do ^^this, (and a place to park it) I would own a car no question. Or even if I could purchase a car just finished with a lease and sell that every few years. A Nissan...
10-23-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

You know what makes me laugh? 26,850 posts in 18...

You know what makes me laugh? 26,850 posts in 18 years and 22 original ideas (New threads) by you. Thank you so much for all of the useful input around here over the years. All 22 of them. Just over ...
10-23-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I doubt many people are offended by you punching...

I doubt many people are offended by you punching holes in paper with a recreational tool.



Ever been to someone else's house and their dog humps your leg? Funny, yet annoying at the same time?...
10-18-18, 09:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I pass WAY more cars on my bike in a day than I...

I pass WAY more cars on my bike in a day than I pass in a year in a car. I drive near the speed limit in a car. I'm that motorist in your way.
10-18-18, 09:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Well, I really compounded that problem. I...

Well, I really compounded that problem. I "retired" (the first time) when I was 30. So most of my friends were retirees -- athletes who couldn't find peers to keep up with them, have time, or money...
10-17-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Good idea! I hope no one on Car-Free takes issue...

Good idea! I hope no one on Car-Free takes issue with a utility vehicle on hand to get WORK done. If I could figure out a way to have a vehicle actually make money for me, or save me considerable...
10-17-18, 05:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I should have used a winkie emoticon. I was just...

I should have used a winkie emoticon. I was just messing with you.
10-17-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I had a launch about 20 minutes walk from my...

I had a launch about 20 minutes walk from my house. I pulled a kayak on a folding kayak dolly to the launch, then strapped the dolly to the deck while paddling. I could also pull the kayak for 20...
10-17-18, 01:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

I don't have any friends for the same reason I...

I don't have any friends for the same reason I don't have a car - not worth the price I have to pay.
10-17-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

^THIS is not me. I don't care who owns what or...

^THIS is not me. I don't care who owns what or who drives what, when. I don't own a car because I don't want / need one. Strictly a monetary decision. If I were rich, I would own a car without a...
10-17-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Got that out of the way fast! NEXT!

Got that out of the way fast!

NEXT!
10-17-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,710
Posted By JoeyBike

Name a beloved activity you had to give up to be Car-Free.

I'll confess first.

Canoeing and kayaking. I miss that dearly.
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