Defend Your Ride

"I got this car for the economic value."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Glenn At The Harold Washington Cultural Center

“It’s a mature car owned by a mature person.” – Glenn and his Kia Forte

08/06/2012

"I love the radio."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Devon At The United Center

“I will probably run this car into the ground.” – Devon and his Dodge Caravan

07/16/2012

“I love to blast my music as I’m driving.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Will At Cellular Field

“Every time I get into my car I feel like tonight’s going to be a good night.” – Will and his Chevy Malibu

07/09/2012

"Motorcycles calm me."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Justin At Harpo

“I will always have this bike until it just dies or somebody destroys it.” – Justin and his Kawasaki Ninja Motorcycle.

06/25/2012

"The music blasting actually sounds pretty good in here."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nialanjan At Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

“Everyone always says that they feel like they’re in a spaceship when they drive in it.” – Nialanjan and his Toyota Sienna.

06/18/2012

"The ride is just out of this world."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Hervetta At The Hyatt

“There is something so great about coming down to Chicago in a convertible.” – Hervetta and her Mercedes.

06/11/2012

“I hope I will be driving this one for a long time. It’s a great car.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jackie At Garfield Park

“People feel like it’s a store. There are so many things in it. You can shop in it.” – Jackie and her Honda CRV

06/04/2012

"I wasn't looking for anything fancy, to be honest."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Elliot At Reggie’s Music Joint

“I don’t care who’s looking at me. If I feel like dancing, I dance.” – Elliot and his Chevy Cavalier

05/21/2012

"We do allow people to eat and drink in the car."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Alexis At Wabash Tap

“This is my baby. I love this car.” – Alexis and her Buick Regal

05/14/2012

"Some areas of the city you can just park on the street for free."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Chris At Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church

“I swear, I’m not a bad driver! I just struggled for awhile to get the hang of it.” – Chris and his Honda Accord

05/07/2012

"I'm glad I went to a car auction."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Victoria At Solider Field

“This was my dream car. I always knew one day I would buy it.” – Victoria and her Pontiac Bonneville

04/30/2012

"Even though I’m always in my car, it’s surprisingly really good on gas. "

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Cory At The South Shore Cultural Center

“When you buy a car, make sure it has all the features that you desire.” – Cory and his Dodge Neon

04/23/2012

"I listen to country music when there is a lot of traffic. It's calming."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Carol At Leona’s Restaurant

“I’m not an aggressive driver. I’m just impatient!” – Carol and her Dodge Charger

04/02/2012

"When I saw this one and test drove it, I knew this was the one."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jonathon At Little Black Pearl Art & Design Studio

“When someone gets in it, they will be like, wow, this is a really nice car.” – Jonathon and his Volvo S60

03/26/2012

"It has six airbags throughout the car."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Demis At Pompei

“The first car I ever had was a stick shift.” – Demis and his Toyota Matrix

03/19/2012

"I also like that it's a really classic car."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ozzie At Segal’s Jazz Showcase

“I’m a fast driver. The faster I can get to 80 the better.” – Ozzie and her Toyota Camry

03/12/2012

"I don't like small cars."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Joy At Garfield Park Conservatory

“Despite the fact that I’ve had ups and downs with this car, I will miss it.” – Joy and her Chevy Impala

03/05/2012

“I’m a happy person, so my car would be happy like me.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Eddrin At Our Lady Of Sorrows Basilica

“If my car had a human emotion, it would definitely be happy.” – Eddrin and his Nissan Altima

02/27/2012

“Since I’m paying for this car myself, I want to make sure that I treat it well.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Richard At The John G. Shedd Mansion

“I have to call it The White Mobile.” – Richard and his Chevy Malibu

02/21/2012

"I'm going to keep this car up until it falls apart."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Scott At Dib

“I’m terrified of anything on two wheels. I didn’t learn how to ride a bike up until I was fifteen.” – Scott and his Nissan Altima

02/13/2012

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