Car free day 9/22/09

Discussion in 'Industry News' started by hophead, Sep 12, 2009.

  1. hophead

    hophead New Member Tavern Member

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    I just registered. So who's in?
     
  2. dontcrash

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    Aww being dyslexic i read that "free car day" lol
     

  3. funetical

    funetical Slowin it up.

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    As long as it's not Raining sure.
     
  4. TxCyclist

    TxCyclist Administrator Staff Member Admin Staff

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    I'm in! National movement?
     
  5. boxhill

    boxhill New Member

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    Definitely in. Hope the weather cooperates!
     
  6. Ted

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    My car just broke down, so I'm in.
     
  7. mtndoc

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    So, I'm not the brightest bulb in the pack, Hophead, where do I register?

    DrB
     
  8. hophead

    hophead New Member Tavern Member

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    I registered here, but that's just for the Washington DC metro area.

    Dunno where Pollock Pines, CA is. Check out the World Car Free Day 2009 website.
     
  9. thoffman

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    I'm in

    Couldn't find a Lansing, KS event so I just registered in the DC area. That counts, doesn't it?
     
  10. hophead

    hophead New Member Tavern Member

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    As long as you ride your bike, that's all that counts.;)
     
  11. Biker

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    Who all is doing this? Local or National?
     
  12. CTD50

    CTD50 DX's Biggest Member

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    Every day is a car-free day for me, has been since Sep '05. I think I'm likely grandfathered in! (lol)
     
  13. Tarukai

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    I would that I could, but I have to go to school and work, and school is 20-25 minutes away.
     
  14. hophead

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    International!
     
  15. hophead

    hophead New Member Tavern Member

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    I'm getting ready to roll. It's still pretty dark out.

    Be careful out there to all who are riding in today!
     
  16. hophead

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    I made it in about the same time it takes me by car, 30 minutes. Sometimes it actually takes longer by car.

    I only saw one other cyclist on the road, or should I say sidewalk. I started on the road, but after several very close passes of which some were obviously intentional, I bailed out to the sidewalk.
     
  17. funetical

    funetical Slowin it up.

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    It's raining in Austin. I'm out. If it clears though I'm back in. It doesn't look it though. What's every one else gonna do?
     
  18. hophead

    hophead New Member Tavern Member

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    There's rain in the forcast here, but I'm stuck now. If it's not raining, I think I'll take the long way home.
     
  19. mtndoc

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    Couldn't do it, daughter had knee surgery last friday and I have to get the gkids to school and other "soccer mom stuff"....bummer, maybe next year...but the time with gkids is priceless
    DrB
     
  20. hophead

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    The ride home was awesome! I took the long way which is around 12 miles. I made it home in under an hour which included a stop at the beer store for a six of DFH 60 minute IPA. It was cool, overcast, and no rain.

    I enjoyed my ride home so much that I decided to do it again today. This time I'm taking the long way both ways.

    Hopefully, I can get back into the routine of riding in to work two or three times a week.