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One week, two wheels

For five days, a reporter leaves his car at home and commutes to work the gas-free way -- on a bicycle

By Jack Thomas
Globe Staff / October 12, 2005

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On a Monday morning -- the day, coincidentally, that President Bush asked Americans to conserve gasoline by driving less -- you lock your car in the driveway and straddle your brand-new, bright blue Specialized bicycle, rented for the occasion. With notebook, tape recorder, and lots of trepidation, you embark on a one-week experiment in commuting to work, Cambridge to Boston, ... (Full article: 2000 words)

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