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tenderfoot

(8,446 posts)
Wed Jun 15, 2016, 03:15 PM Jun 2016

How many here bike commute? [View all]

I just thought I'd ask because I recently started bike commuting because the drive - no matter the route or mode of transportation involved - is an hour. Which is maddening because the distance is only a paltry 8 + miles - yet it takes for ever!!! If I'm going to have to spend that time commuting, I may as well get some exercise in the process.

So, who else bike commutes besides myself?

Thanks in advance.


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Yes. I commute just by bicycle.
2 (25%)
Yes. I commute by bicycle in tandem with public transportation.
0 (0%)
No. But would if I could.
0 (0%)
No. Are you nuts? The people around here drive like crazy.
3 (38%)
Other.
3 (38%)
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How many here bike commute? [View all] tenderfoot Jun 2016 OP
Will be riding home in 100 degree heat today hibbing Jun 2016 #1
Yes, I wear a helmet. tenderfoot Jun 2016 #5
I do not. bigwillq Jun 2016 #2
I have for several years gratuitous Jun 2016 #3
I started just doing a few times a week but have grow used to everyday. tenderfoot Jun 2016 #4
That was my experience, too gratuitous Jun 2016 #6
Too dangerous. Throd Jun 2016 #7
Yeah it is out in the country 47of74 Jun 2016 #13
23 miles a day noamnety Jun 2016 #8
In total, my ride is about 22 miles round trip. tenderfoot Jun 2016 #14
Sadly what I noticed most noamnety Jun 2016 #17
I used to, but with knee surgery never got back into the habit mythology Jun 2016 #9
Nope work about 30 miles whistler162 Jun 2016 #10
21 miles round trip LoverOfLiberty Jun 2016 #11
I walk to work. 47of74 Jun 2016 #12
Your knees must be throbbing! tenderfoot Jun 2016 #15
I coffee commute. hobbit709 Jun 2016 #16
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