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Old 03-18-09, 10:57 AM
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How many out there don't have cars?
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Old 03-18-09, 11:19 AM
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Old 03-18-09, 11:22 AM
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I have one but it sits in the driveway most of the time. I either walk to the train station or ride to work. It's a 1997 Mustang with about 50,000 miles on it.
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Old 03-18-09, 11:51 AM
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A lot of people in NYC, including myself, don't own a car. Still too many cars here, though.
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Old 03-18-09, 01:24 PM
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I have always lived in a rural area, I can't even get my head around not having an auto.

I did go almost a year once with only a motorcycle, no wife and no kids back then...
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Old 03-18-09, 06:03 PM
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i'm car free for about 5yrs now
i was car lite (beater 82' Subaru wagon) for a bunch of years before

but i'm a bike-a-holic
i even quit my job about a 1.5yrs ago, and been riding anything anywhere, anytime.
at the moment, I'm all geeked out on my road bike, +30hrs/week, prep for The Solvang Double
mostly i ride my Big Dummy
and a Hunter 29er
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Old 03-18-09, 07:10 PM
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no car here
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Old 03-18-09, 07:23 PM
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We have 2 cars. 1 never gets driven.
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Old 03-18-09, 07:47 PM
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my wife has a car. I don't. But I get to drive hers whenever I want, which isn't all that often.
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Old 03-18-09, 07:54 PM
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why not just make this a Poll?

Car lite
Car free

Car free
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Old 03-18-09, 07:58 PM
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One van for the wife and kids. We sold our second car about 3 years ago when I started riding the bus. They've since cut my bus route so now I'm bikin' it.
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Old 03-18-09, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by somedood View Post
We have 2 cars.
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[I'm car free. I drive my wife's car.]


I'm car free.
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Old 03-18-09, 10:27 PM
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Car free. If I absolutely need to get out of town and can't find a bus, I rent a car, but that's rare.
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Old 03-19-09, 01:55 AM
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51 years old and never owned a car.
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Old 03-19-09, 03:17 AM
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I got rid of my car last month, I used it so infrequently it had to be jump started every time I used it.
When the MOT and Tax expired in the same week I thought to hell with it.

I have a wife and 2 kids under 3 so we'll see how I get on.
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Old 03-19-09, 07:29 AM
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I'm less than a month away from my 10-year anniversary of being car free.
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Old 03-19-09, 12:15 PM
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well, car free for 3 months now. hoping to stay as such.

a single speed, a MTB and a yuba mundo for myself,
an old 3 speed english bike and a mtb for my wife.
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Old 03-19-09, 12:37 PM
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We have 2 cars right now, but I'm slowly getting my wife to think about going down to 1 car. I've been commuting by bike several times a week since Dec. last year.
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