Category Archive: CAR-FREE Corner

Oct 01

The road at night is your own

God, I love riding in this transition to the the autumn rain! The urgent chirping of the crickets, lack of cars, the sheen of the road melding with the sensation of skimming the skin of friction through the apex of corners, garments weighted with moisture, the chirp of the brakes sending a harmony of caution …

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Oct 01

Thoughts on a Mountain Bike

First climb, lungs and legs burning Crisp Autumn air, leaves crackling under the tires Sweat begins to build No sound but the hush of the tires on dirt and my breathing Finally reach the top of the climb, beautiful view Fast descent down the backside of the mountain Wind rushing by my ears, The sound …

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Jun 30

Scott Slingerland Travels by Bike to South Carolina

Scott leaves for Walhalla, South Carolina, July 1. Of course by bicycle! Here’s his route. Scott says, “Departing this Sunday for Walhalla, SC… I won’t have computer access for about 14 days, but will update my cell phone greeting with my location every 1-2 days. Call 845-430-6552 for these updates. I wish everyone to be …

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Jun 30

Saturday, June 30, 2012, is an Air Quality Action Day

Today is an Air Quality Action Day. That burning in your throat isn’t heartburn! You feel bad not just because it’s hot but also because your lungs are struggling with each breath to get enough oxygen for your body to function optimally. The Lehigh Valley/Berks County Air Quality Partnership encourages residents to consider using public …

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Apr 05

Car Ownership is so 20th Century

Car Ownership is so 20th Century dedicated to Frank Pavlick Car ownership is costly, uncool, unsound. So unhealthy &  silly, so earthly bound. GoLoCo.  ZimRide, ZipCar or GetaRound Buy a phone, get an app, download rides into town.  

Apr 05

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Apr 04

Send us your CAR-FREE Poem

Send your CAR-FREE poem to director@car-free.org.