CHAPTER 5: THE CAR-FREE LIFESTYLE

I own a car. That said, depending on your career and obligations, I believe a car-free lifestyle is entirely possible wherever you live.

I just happen to have a day job (filmmaking) in which I have to drive all over the city, frequently with hundreds of pounds of delicate and expensive equipment. Though I dream of someday making movies entirely off a bicycle, it’s not realistic for me right now.

However, it is becoming more and more realistic for many people, and whether or not it’s possible for you to go entirely car free, once you start riding your bike you’ll be shocked to discover how seldom you actually have to drive your car if you don’t feel like it.

STARTING SMALL: A CAR-FREE WEEK

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