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  1. The ec LCA I cited attempted to account for...

    The ec LCA I cited attempted to account for additional emissions caused by renewable power generation. I also found some specific studies that measured CO2e associated with renweables and the...
  2. You are quite mistaken about methane not having...

    You are quite mistaken about methane not having an enormous impact.

    Umm...perhaps you should re-read my original post where I state that my diet is vegan (and has been for most of my life).

    And...
  3. Good point. Estimates for calories consumed while...

    Good point. Estimates for calories consumed while driving range from 3-5 CO2e per km and this should be subtracted. I should note that 50 kcals per mile is a low ball estimate for me...I ride very...
  4. Sadly, you are mistaken. Agriculture is a major...

    Sadly, you are mistaken. Agriculture is a major contributor to ACC and one of the largest contributors is methane (represented above as CO2 equivalents -- CO2e).
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    After 35 years of mostly daily cycling and ~150K...

    After 35 years of mostly daily cycling and ~150K miles I've only been slightly nudged at ~10 mph in a parking lot. On the other hand, I've hit pavement at 20+ mph more times than I can remember but...
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    Ironically, the law in OR makes riding in the...

    Ironically, the law in OR makes riding in the lane on most of my commute illegal. And by mostly ignoring this law I am riding non-VC in the state of oregon. :)
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    i don't want stability when i ride in urban...

    i don't want stability when i ride in urban traffic. i want my bars to be twitchy -- to be more responsive to small movements. chopped flat bars are definitely not ideal for long descents or riding...
  8. Currently, all my kwh are offset using blocks of...

    Currently, all my kwh are offset using blocks of energy purchased from the following sources:

    Sources | Green Power Oregon

    IMO, the source at a particular time does not matter as long as I'm...
  9. Driving an electric vehicle can generate less GHG than cycling

    LCA for driving my nissan leaf using PGE Green Source power versus cycling:

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    ~70 g CO2e/km for electric vehicle manufacturing
    ~3 gCO2e/km for charging including grid infrastructure...
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    Clearly you need to try "integrating" with...

    Clearly you need to try "integrating" with motorvehicles.
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    Also my experience. I'm OK with people riding in...

    Also my experience. I'm OK with people riding in the lane but I believe this approach should not be overly emphasized in general cycling education classes. It discourages people who are and will...
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    ILTB asked you for the source of your safety...

    ILTB asked you for the source of your safety claims up thread and you refused to answer. Therefore your renewed claim that these techniques are unsafe lacks credibility.

    I should note that use of...
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    it's not all about you. most people will never...

    it's not all about you. most people will never feel comfortable "lane controlling". i have no problem with advanced cycling courses for people who want to ride VC but these classes are not pitched...
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    So did you practice riding on the sidewalk,...

    So did you practice riding on the sidewalk, safely using crosswalks on a bike, or two step left-turns in your CS class.
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    why the strawman argument and the use of the word...

    why the strawman argument and the use of the word should? i often ride on the left side of narrow lanes to discourage passing. that's not VC -- it's bicycular cycling. on the other hand, i also often...
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    i never once stated this. my overall position is...

    i never once stated this. my overall position is that most people do not want to "lane control" so we should teach techniques that allow them to negotiate streets in a less stressful manner without...
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    huh? i was specifically referring to the...

    huh? i was specifically referring to the prohibition against filtering to the front of a queue.

    i defend the right of people to bicycle drive* or to flow through traffic in a more organic style...
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    you do that. just don't expect my sister, father,...

    you do that. just don't expect my sister, father, or cohabitant to what was that word again..."integrate"...with multi-ton vehicles (driven by inattentive people). nothing gives me more joy than...
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    Vehicular cycling. The ideology that people...

    Vehicular cycling. The ideology that people cycling should behave like motorvehicles. Also known as "bicycle driving".
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    Cycling saavy is pure VC dogma. For example: ...

    Cycling saavy is pure VC dogma. For example:



    One of the advantages of cycling for transportation is that people cycling often have the legal option to ride on sidewalks, in crosswalks, on...
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    I certainly road "regularly from one place to...

    I certainly road "regularly from one place to another". I guess I'll let my 3rd and 5th grade neighbors know that they are commuters too!
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    Was I a bike commuter in 2nd grade?

    Was I a bike commuter in 2nd grade?
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    That is some deep field you link to. Perhaps you...

    That is some deep field you link to. Perhaps you have not followed the recent cattle call of pros who have ridden an hour at 32+. I believe Wiggins just hit 34 mph.

    Although to be fair...without...
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    A couple of people. Hahahahahaha!

    A couple of people. Hahahahahaha!
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    I originally wrote about a minute but decided...

    I originally wrote about a minute but decided that the commuting forum was not ready for that kind of honesty. ;)

    (I tire of the sarcastic exclamations that anyone who can sustain 25 mph should be...
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