Monthly Archives: October 2011

Net Impact Conference 2011 Personal Recap

It was a tremendous 4 days in the Pacific Northwest in which the Clark Net Impact members got to experience a bit of everything that the area has to offer from the rural feel of the a mountain side home to … Continue reading

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Happy CarFree Halloween!

Well, I landed safe and sound from Portland Oregon and all the rumors are true!  Holy Sh*t, it looks like a war zone around Worcester.  I was going to create a commentary on the stark contrast of the huge tree … Continue reading

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Intel Build A Bike @NI11

Fellow Net Impact Member and I participated in the Intel “Build a Bike” program at The Net Impact Conference, building these tiny bikes and donating them to local kids. It was gr8 to give back and start the next generation … Continue reading

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10 inches!?!?!

I’m finishing things up here in Portland and this city has the blog idea bank overflowing. I was riding a CarFree high after working on the Intel “build a bike” project at the Net Impact Conference with a couple of … Continue reading

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Rack of the Year! In A Bar!

I went to the Spirit of 77 for diner and beers…..this thing forced me to reinstate the “Rack of the Day”. I mean a city has to be #1 in “bike-friendliness” when the bars have bike racks. I repeat, the … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by Awesome #NI11

I very rarely find myself gushing on this blog. It doesn’t really fit with the whole theme. I came close upon the launch of Hubway Boston but I was able to contain myself. Normally, I would wait until after the … Continue reading

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Net Impact Conference- Portland, OR

For CarFreeBrad being in Portland, OR is kind of like being in the promised land.  I’m SO excited to be in Portland.  The last time I was out west my focus was on hitting the backcountry at Mt.Hood and getting … Continue reading

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Tough Travel Day & Counting

So I had a big travel day planned that needs a lot of things to go right. Well, so far NOT so good! The agenda was simple. Take my bag for my 4 days in Portland, OR along with my … Continue reading

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At Least I Know What I’m Getting

I caught the weather on channel 5 this morning as I left my apt and I’m pretty sure they were talking snow for Thursday.  Couple of issues with that.  One, I’ll be in Oregon as of Wednesday night so it … Continue reading

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Tandem Time

So that other night, I was one my way off campus cruising on my way, contemplating going to a happy hour event with some fellow grad students.  It had been a long week and I was feeling a little run … Continue reading

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