"If you're in it, you're ready to go. There's no second guessing."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ravin At Raley Field

“I love baseball! I’m a big Giants fan.” – Ravin and her Toyota Corolla


“Four-wheel drive is inevitably the only way to really get around.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Eric At The California State Fair

“I take it off road. I drive in the snow. I drive in the desert.” – Eric and his Toyota Tundra


"It was one of only like two left within 50 miles or something."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Chris At The Pyramid Building

“This car is one of only 5,000 in the western hemisphere.” – Chris and his Volkswagon Golf R32.


"I became a mom and bought the mom mobile."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Michelle At Old Town Folsom

“We get to trash it on a pure kid level.” – Michelle and her Kia Sorento


"This is my ultimate mom mobile."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Christine At The American River

“I’m not ready to succumb to the minivan dream.” – Christine and her Honda Element


"Every time we go to Kings Beach, my kids throw up!"

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Kristen At Lucky Cafe

“I’m the mom without a van.” – Kristen Kinter and her Mini Countryman


"The dog wants to sit up here with me."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ginger At Coloma Community Center

“It’s reasonable. It’s economical. We save a ton of money on gas.” – Ginger Hilton and her Hyundai Elantra


"I rock out in my car, absolutely."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Kevin At Scenic Drive

“It’s maybe not my dream car, but it’s pretty close.” – Kevin Gilfillan and his Toyota 4-Runner


"I love the heated steering wheel."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Sandra At Bridgeway Lakes Park

“We are huge Infiniti people!” – Sandra Beyer and her Infiniti QX56


"It holds seven and we have six in our family."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Melissa At Taylor’s

“I am crazy about this car!” – Melissa and her Volkswagen Routan


"If I get into a ball and tuck I can get around pretty fast."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At The Sunflower Drive-In

“I solemnly swear that this scooter rocks the house.” – Nick and his Honda Elite Scooter


“I’ve always wanted to be a pilot.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jan At The Historic Finnish Temperance Hall

“I’ve had motorcycles and sports cars all of my life.” – Jan and her Mazda Miata