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    Thread: Who here has the best commute?

    1. 09-27-2012 08:55 AM #71
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      So, I want to know what all the work at home guys do? I must re-route my education to accommodate.
      I usually spend 2-3 days a week at home. I am in sales so I use those days to catch up on quotes, set up appointments etc.

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      09-27-2012 09:07 AM #72
      My commute involves two taxis, two Airbus 319s and takes about 10 hours with checkin and layovers included. In that time I cover about 4000 km and go from warming my toes in the Indian ocean to freezing them off in the South Atlantic.

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      09-27-2012 09:07 AM #73
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      So, I want to know what all the work at home guys do? I must re-route my education to accommodate.
      Probably fill out online survey all day at home.

      I'll put this on the table. If you can walk to work, then you don't have a commute.
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      09-27-2012 09:34 AM #74
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      So, I want to know what all the work at home guys do? I must re-route my education to accommodate.
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      09-27-2012 12:31 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by Tommy_GTI View Post
      2 hr commute for me.

      15 min drive to the train. Just over an hour on NJeffinTransit. Then 20 or so on the subway.

      holy chit. hope they pay you good...i'd never commute that far into the city.
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      09-27-2012 04:47 PM #76
      My 62miles commute.

      Alt. 1 - strictly highway, used most of the time.

      Starting here.












      Traffic starts to congest here, the last 10min or so bumber to bumper.


      Work! The bit red brick building.


      If I have 10 more minutes on hand, this is a much more enoyable route.


















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      09-27-2012 05:17 PM #77
      As of last week, I walk two blocks to work.

      I was driving 20-40K per year for work, so now I'm relieved that my poor cars can rest and be gently used on the weekends only.

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      09-27-2012 05:38 PM #78
      12 miles of twisty backcountry roads then 60 in a van through mountians and into the desert. Always very scenic, and if I ever have to drive then there's even more twisty roads. Some people from socal might know of the 94 and how twisty that is then the 8east towards yuma.

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      09-27-2012 05:38 PM #79
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      09-27-2012 05:55 PM #80
      7 miles, 1 light, curvy roads, approx. 15 minutes. Not even long enough for some china>riders.
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      09-27-2012 06:02 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by Robski92 View Post
      Wow a lot of you guys work from home. Must be nice.
      I'm another telecommuter.

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      09-28-2012 11:36 AM #82
      Bouta 3 Minute Commute everyday

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      09-28-2012 12:05 PM #83
      6 miles each way to work, morning is about 12 mins and afternoon is about 20 mins. Not too bad compared to what most of the people who live in my area do to get to work everyday. My girlfriend goes to NYC and back 4 days a week. We leave the house at the same time in the morning. Everything sucks about NYC, I hope she can get another job outside the city.

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      09-28-2012 12:20 PM #84
      I walk from the bedroom, to the the bathroom, to the coffee maker and then to the desk. Now that the "traffic" has cleared up from the morning rush, I'm going to take the dogs for a hike. I could hit traffic if one of the Elk herds decides to cross a street, but they have no traffic coverage on that.



      Yup, caught in the Elk traffic jam the other day. If this was the East coast a lot of Elk would be shot.
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      09-28-2012 12:59 PM #85
      About 3 miles/10 mins each way. City streets so its frustrating not being able to stretch the car's legs, but its better than sitting in traffic on the freeway

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      09-28-2012 01:33 PM #86
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      10-04-2012 06:46 PM #87
      Quote Originally Posted by 612Scag View Post
      2.8 miles; 6 minutes on terrible city roads (pot hole here, pot hole there, random construction, broken down jalopy, onto New Deal Act brick streets, fox hole here, fox hole there) with the worlds most ridiculous drivers (heads up their a$$es, driving way too fast or preposterously slow, no blinkers, speed up thru yellow lights, sun in the eyes, college students darting across the most busy street in town, etc.)

      I have only totaled one Audi A4...knock on wood! (Stopped at a red light for 20 seconds, look in the rear view and see Law School Student coming about 45 mph in a 4x4 Toyota Tacoma, never hits breaks...goodbye 9 month old Audi) Thumbs up their a$$es!!!!
      This, minus the wrecked Audi, and plus about 3 more miles and 6 more minutes. Damn, that was easy!

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      10-04-2012 07:14 PM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      I commute 3.5 miles.

      But when my local office building is closed, I have to commute 70 miles to work.
      if i were you i would move or find new work.

      i know you are in TN, but even there a 70mi commute is going to take an hour AND be a pain in the wallet unless you drive something much more boring then the rx8
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      10-04-2012 07:18 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by leitmotif View Post
      So, I want to know what all the work at home guys do? I must re-route my education to accommodate.
      i work in software implementation. technical side. client buys my companies app/service, i help them get up and running on it.

      i don't WFH all the time, only 2 days/week or when I get sick enough not to want to infect the office.

      but technically I could, except for my specific team prefers we are in the office.

      i can work from anywhere in the world from nearly any PC (secure VPN fob in hand)... away from 'home' i have personally worked from a bar on the beach in Hawaii, coffee shop in St Cloud MN, families house in Milwaukee, and a friends place in Nashville.

      if i absolutely needed to WFH or move away from the corporate office I could WFH everyday.

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      also on the 3 days i DO go to the office, i participate in a vanpool, so i am only driving 1 day of 5 per week.
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      10-04-2012 07:22 PM #90
      I occasionally have road trips, but now-a-days it's flying most of the time. :/

    21. 10-04-2012 09:47 PM #91
      Quote Originally Posted by MAC View Post
      Not even long enough for some china>riders.
      Makes me appreciate my longer ride more.

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      10-04-2012 10:41 PM #92
      Quote Originally Posted by Rapid Decompression View Post


      I never think to take pics when I am out there. But I have some from a winter time commute. It is wide open for miles and miles in some areas...wide open throttle fun

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