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Offline DarrellB

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Commuting Distances
« on: May 15, 2011, 04:22:56 pm »
Just wondering for those who commute with your bike, how far round trip per day? I go from Pahrump NV to Las Vegas 114 round trip per day.
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2011, 06:06:53 pm »
WOW!!! I couldn't even imagine a drive like that, much less finance the damn fuel costs ......... I recently changed jobs, which cut my r.t. from 46 miles to only 30 miles......
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2011, 06:16:54 pm »
I walk down the stairs.

Offline DarrellB

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2011, 06:18:16 pm »
Two and a half years and counting. I know some that been making this trip for ten years. Its not too bad once you get used to it.
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2011, 06:21:38 pm »
Between 40-60 miles a day.  It depends on if I choose to take the curvy back roads or not.  When I ride my C14 I usually choose the long way.
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2011, 06:23:22 pm »
18 miles round trip. Been that way for 25 years and two different employers. I hate long commutes.

Now and then the return trip break a hundred. ;D
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Offline turbohawk

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2011, 06:30:18 pm »
80 miles each way...but only every 3rd day and it's a nice ride...I love living in BFE.

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2011, 06:36:04 pm »
I used to do 56 miles each way.  Have since moved to a closer facility and only commute 12 miles each way now.
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2011, 07:03:15 pm »
I do 50 miles round trip.  It's right through the heart of the city, but I prefer the bike so I can use the HOV lane.   Plus I prefer the bike any time the weather is okay. 

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2011, 07:50:21 pm »
i am 44 miles a day.

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2011, 08:12:20 pm »
9 there, 15-20 home on nice days
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2011, 08:14:20 pm »
9 there, 15-20 home on nice days

well i guess its 44 round trip straight there and straight back sometimes i am 200 miles into the way home, it really just depends...... 8)

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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2011, 09:10:02 pm »
My commute for the last 7 years has been only 40 miles each way.  Prior to that, (for ten years) it was 67 miles each way, but I didn't have fuel-saving motorcycles then, just the old 1990 Toyota 4x4 and the 1984 T-bird, which is why the truck has 358,000 miles on it and the T-bird died at 254,000.  At different times I have had commutes of 16 miles one-way and 8 miles one-way, both if which I did by bicycle as much as possible. 
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2011, 09:55:25 pm »
About 70 miles round trip 3-5 days a week for me.  Despite being next to the mountians, it's mostly straight and flat, with slower backroads so I feel the need to canyon chase now and then.  We have nice back country canyons here.  When they AREN'T STILL SNOWED IN that is...
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Re: Commuting Distances
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2011, 10:18:48 pm »
work from home.
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