Tag Archives: Bike Maintenence

They Grow Up So Fast- CarFreeBrad turns 1 this month.

I’ve been giving this major milestone a lot of thought lately and been thinking about summarizing the best lessons learned and experiences I’ve had because of my choice to live CarFree! I’d be really curious to find out what the … Continue reading

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Time to Lick My Wounds, Pull out the Duct Tape and Get Back Out There!

As many of you may have read and heard, last week was a rough one for me.  I had my first crash, my first real snowstorm and my second real snow storm.  Overall, I came out on top.  No permanent … Continue reading

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My 1st CarFree “First Day of Winter”.

Last night I was wondering around REI looking for a gift and found myself spending an extra 30 minutes creating a mental “wish list” of all the things I want and need from a new super bad-ass light to a … Continue reading

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Bunny Hopping around Boston with Hubway

One last Hubway adventure before the bikes are packed up for the winter. I had drinks with an old friend and the Boston Founding Manager of TaskRabbit, Mike Hughes on Tuesday night.  It was a great time as we met … Continue reading

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CarFreeBrad’s Hero!

What is the worst way to end your day?  That’s an easy one! Walk out into the rain, after forgetting your raingear to find the back tire is flat. After about 60 seconds of absolute rage. I reached out to some … Continue reading

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Bike Bell Etiquette/Ding or Die!

I don’t usually re-post someone else’s work but this internal debate is a good one.  It’s something that I’ve been thinking about because I don’t have a bell and people in Worcester aren’t used to bikes being there so I … Continue reading

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I’m not Handicapped, I’m CarFree!

I am, by nature, a planner.  I’ve gone off from time to time about living my life according to “you never know” and planning accordingly.  I like to plan and I like having a good plan but I’m also very … Continue reading

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Can I get a loaner…….BIKE?

I’ve run into an issue we can all relate to.  What to do when you have to bring your mode of transportation in for service? This is one area where the car people have a huge leg up on me. … Continue reading

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