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    Tyrannosaurus Mex nwduffer's Avatar
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    UPS Delivery By Bike in Salem Oregon

    I posted this to my blog, and it's been picked up by a few blogs as well, but thought I'd share here my video of a local UPS delivery being done on bike!

    Edit: guess I can't embed....here's the link to the video:

    http://vimeo.com/2597307


    Thanks!
    Paul

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    Very cool!

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    they are doing it here in yakima as well
    http://www.thebicyclingguitarist.net.../bios/bike.gif about to start winter quarter , enjoying school so far

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    that's great!
    cat 1.

    blog

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    Sore saddle cyclist Shifty's Avatar
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    OK, sorry but I'll be the grinch here.

    This is a cheap publicity stunt by UPS, it makes no economic or practical sense at all. Look at how many parcels can be carried at a time, if they only used bikes for two days the system would totally explode. It's a joke, and a bad one.
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    The bike delivery can't completely replace trucks, but there should be a niche for it. For example, in congested downtown streets where the trucks tend to block traffic. If they would invest in something like this:

    it would be even better.

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