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Old 05-15-2012, 09:15 AM   #1
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Bike to Work Week

It's currently Day 2 of Bike to Work week here at the City of Beaverton, and I thought I'd share my rides with everyone... All in all I expect to bike to work 3 days this week - Have to drive the truck to a woodshop class Wednesday and I've got a soccer game thursday night that I want to have SOME energy for, but I've rode in Monday and Tuesday so far.

Monday:

Ride to Downtown
Ride from Work

Tuesday:

Ride to Downtown
Ride from Work

Wednesday:

No ride today - Woodshop class tonight

Thursday:

No ride today either - got a soccer game I need some energy for
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Doing my part

I did 17 miles yesterday.

So far I've got 10.5 miles in today.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:17 PM   #3
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I would if I didn't work 31 miles away from home.
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Old 05-15-2012, 12:52 PM   #4
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I would if I didn't work 31 miles away from home.
Did you click my links?? I'm 25 miles by car and freeway... my ride home yesterday was 27.2, and that got me to the bottom of a 400+ ft climb over 2 miles or so with no energy left in me (so I grabbed a bus ride )

Something close to 45 miles each day so far.

Probably the wrong thing to say here too, but my butt hurts.... I think I need a new seat.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:31 PM   #5
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I would if I didn't work 31 miles away from home.
This is why Southern California sucks.




I'd bike to work, but I don't have a working bike right now. I walk anyways, I work less than a mile from where I live.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:21 AM   #6
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This is why Southern California sucks.




I'd bike to work, but I don't have a working bike right now. I walk anyways, I work less than a mile from where I live.

What's wrong with it?? depending on what you need, I can fix it; if not, I've got a buddy on a race team that can fix it.

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This is why Southern California sucks.




I'd bike to work, but I don't have a working bike right now. I walk anyways, I work less than a mile from where I live.
I can always move closer but the crappy So Cal rent of 1000 for a studio keeps me home.
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What's wrong with it?? depending on what you need, I can fix it; if not, I've got a buddy on a race team that can fix it.

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I'll text you when I'm stateside later.



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I can always move closer but the crappy So Cal rent of 1000 for a studio keeps me home.


But think about how much you're paying for gas, wear and tear on your truck, and tire wear. I'm sure all that'll add up.
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:57 AM   #9
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Doing my part

I ride to work as much as I can but it is only 2 miles, so no great feat there. In Colorado we only have a bike to work day but that doesn't come around until the end of June. Heres to you everyone that bikes in to work
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I would really like to do this, but I too am 31 miles one way to work, all freeway. Would take too long and it's already reached 109 this year.
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I used to ride to work (only 3 miles), but now I'm too afraid. Once a month I read about cyclists killed in San Diego that usually did no wrong. It was an elderly driver who lost control, a distracted teen texting, a drunk driver. Etc. It's just not worth the risk. There is no amount of money that can bring back the dead or restore someone from paralysis.

I still cycle just on closed courses or very short trips around the neighborhood.
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i have a stupid ocean between me and work. not to mention 38 miles of highway.

i would love to bike to work. i was offered a transfer to a different office that was closer..much closer. i could hit the office with a crappy golf ball. i bet i can pick up my home wireless. stupid extremes.

(i turned down the move..sick days would be a challenge to call in)
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