Category Archives: car-free family

Xtracycle Sample Sale in Oakland … And What Is Xtracycle Anyway?

Car-Free Family Update: I Finally Rode My Bike Off the Island

Today’s update contains both sides of the car-free coin: The side where one is discouraged by not having a car and opts against a desired outing, and the side where one realizes that getting around without a car is easier than previously imagined. First, the bummer side. It’s the last week of the kids’ summer…

Car-Free Family: Not All Easy Riding

Oh … I am pretty tired and hot right now. Today was not a super car-free day. The plan was to meet a friend at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland. Google Maps showed that the easiest way would be to walk about 15 minutes to a bus stop and take a bus to downtown Oakland. This…

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