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post #1 of 10 Old 01-22-2010, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
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Lets see your commute!

It took me a very short while to figure out that life was way better off the interstate. I exchanged some time and distance to have a great commute each day.
This map gives you the gist of it, but not door to door by a few miles on each end.

What is your daily ride like?
The blue is what I typically take, the red lines show possible detours that are usually a little more traffic heavy, but can be a few minutes shorter. The scenery is beautiful also.

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post #2 of 10 Old 01-22-2010, 10:24 PM
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my comute is so short its not worth the time to do this. I live maybe 5 miles from work if its even 5 miles.

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Mine's about 20 miles, very little traffic, 3 stoplights, and a 2 lane bridge over the Potomac River into Virginia. If I'm on the bike I usually take some detours

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Driving Directions from 1082 Church Lane Rd Reading, Pennsylvania to Bryn Mawr College in 101 N Merion Ave Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

there are a few small side roads that can be different and if I am in a hurry its slabbing it on 422 but the gist of this is when I take some extra time my commute can take me through valley forge park which is at its best at 6-7 in the morning while the sun is just coming up and before it gets filled with visitors. I am always in a better mood at work when I take that route. its about 50 miles on both routes

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I'm three miles from work right now, two options, both take less than 10 minutes.

Now, I do make frequent runs to Columbia, about a 200 mile one way jaunt. Best time was about 2 1/2 hours, worst, several hours.

If there is a route to get there I have not taken, I'd be surprised.

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3.8 miles from driveway to driveway. I've jogged, mountain biked, and rode the 919. The later of the three is the best.

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post #7 of 10 Old 01-23-2010, 08:42 AM
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3.8 miles from driveway to driveway. I've jogged, mountain biked, and rode the 919. The later of the three is the best.
Pretty much the same here...............

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post #8 of 10 Old 01-23-2010, 12:09 PM
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nothing but farmland and a couple small towns, I usually take a long way home after work which makes it a little more exciting when I ride the bike
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Pretty good for central Indiana... My commute goes from 15.2 in the cage to 16 on the bike but increases the amount of time of travel by 15 minutes... 15 minutes of bliss...

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post #10 of 10 Old 01-23-2010, 02:29 PM
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I'm also only 5 miles from work. commute is very short.
Where do you work nineonenine; I live in Aberdeen, maybe we could get together for a ride or 2 this year,


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