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Bicycles No Mini Van for this Mega Mom (Video)

Published on September 21st, 2012 | by Chelsea

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No Mini Van for this Mega Mom (Video)



 
Move over, Sarah Palin — Emily Finch is a real mama grizzly. Finch has forsaken her mini van and SUV for a life lived on a bicycle. Finch runs all her errands, including hauling groceries, by bicycle. Sounds reasonable enough, no?

One small detail: She has six kids.

That’s right, Finch is a mother of six and has abandoned a car-centric life for pedal power. I imagine you’re a bit more impressed with this lifestyle choice now.

Check out the video below to see how and why she does it (it’s her powerpoint presentation for the recent 2012 Women’s Bicycling Summit in Long Beach, CA).

Source: League of American Bicyclists 

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is a former newspaper reporter who has spent the past few years teaching English in Poland, Finland and Japan. When she wasn't teaching or writing, Chelsea was traveling Europe and Asia, sampling spicy street food along the way.



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