Month: December 2011

  • REI Bike Support- Peopleforbikes.org

    Just before christmas, I was are REI browsing supplies and freaking out in my head a bit. Before I fully began to melt down at the realization that I’m not ready for the winter, I saw a like bin of buttons and cards.  Obviously I had to have one and they were free so I […]

  • New Year’s Eve Top of 2011 Lists!

    I love them!  This is my favorite time of year to watch VH1 and MTV as I’m constantly amazed at the things that happened in the past year and feel like it was a decade ago. With that, you have to draw the line.  I started to look up the top posts of the year […]

  • Do you get burnt out?

    I’ve been asked this question quite a few times lately and a lot more over the course of my life.  My response has always been, what do you mean?  At which point, whom ever just asked it lists all the reasons from sleeping 2 hours a night to the stress of running a marketing company […]

  • Driving has lost its cool for young Americans

    Amidst all the hand-wringing over distracted driving, a critical point is getting lost. The problem isn’t the texting — it’s the driving. Driving has lost its cool for young Americans | Grist. This caught my interest for all the obvious reasons. I can’t deny that I’m a huge fan of texting and I can’t blame the […]

  • CarFreeBrad Upcycled Interior Design!

    During this joyous time of family, friends and general glad tidings I wanted to share a small bit of magic that comes from ditching your car.  I was left with some old license plates taking up space and collecting dust.  Rather than discard them, why not put them to use and while at it allow […]

  • Building Better Bicycle Cultures: Innovative Elevated Cycle Track in Copenhagen

    Not a lot of commentary is even needed on this one.  Copenhagen was like my “mecca” before and they refuse to do anything except make it more impossible for me not to want to move there. Read it! Copenhagenize.com – Building Better Bicycle Cultures: Innovative Elevated Cycle Track in Copenhagen. Unique locations require unique solutions, […]

  • CarFree Radio X-Mas Special

    I hope that you follow me on any outlet so that you had the chance to enter the Freight Farms Contest.  Click Here to Listen–  Also, I may extend the contest to anyone that donates before the next show and comments on Kickstarter that he/she wants to win the Bike&Beers Friday Guest Spot Contest!

  • CarFree Radio- Special Contest!

    Todays show is gonna’ be a bit off because we only have 8 days to reach our goal on Kickstarter for the Freight Farms Project.  Basically, if you want a really good, focused CarFree Radio Podcast then donate money NOW and then get a few of your buddies to donate! I’ve been playing with the […]

  • My CarFree People Discovered

    I met with two of the most inspiring people I know for lunch today to talk about this crazy, ambitious and (ohmygosh) great plan to change the world and create a company that will help people, businesses and communities for years. We met at Via, The Italian Table on Shrewsbury St in Worcester.  It’s a […]

  • 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 full face wrap and clear goggles for riding in 10 degree weather at night. Walking […]