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    If by "link flaming", you mean backing up your...

    If by "link flaming", you mean backing up your claims with actual documentation, it's clear you're not a fan of that.



    If you were active in the environmental movement in 1968, good for you....
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    I'm not sure of your point. Right now we have...

    I'm not sure of your point. Right now we have huge highway capacity in North America to accomodate large numbers of single occupant cars as well as other road users If cars and trucks paid a much...
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    See eg. ...

    See eg. ...
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    The truth is that we actually already are paying...

    The truth is that we actually already are paying those higher (true) food costs, just not all at the grocery checkout. If poor people need a food subsidy, let's give it to them, not to the trucking...
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    I don't know about Chewbacca, but personally I am...

    I don't know about Chewbacca, but personally I am in favour of that. If you subsidize a resource or service, people overuse it, and if there are harmful consequences, they get multiplied. I think...
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    It's all very scientific. We put a lot of...

    It's all very scientific. We put a lot of halocarbons in the atmosphere. That reduced the protective layer of ozone and increased the exposure of all life forms, including humans, to harmful UV...
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    If government is going to provide it, for the...

    If government is going to provide it, for the common good, then they (we) also need to ensure that it functions for the common good. What we have now is somewhat dysfunctional - it's too skewed...
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    lol

    lol
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    Commuter/utility cycling is not a sport and it's...

    Commuter/utility cycling is not a sport and it's not specific to wealthy people as you well know. An ideal, fiscally rational, fair roadway funding plan would base the costs users pay, on what it...
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    As it stands, we pay more than our share, and if...

    As it stands, we pay more than our share, and if a portion of the road budget continues to be paid from general revenues, that will likely continue to be true. If roads are to fully paid for on a per...
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    As cyclists we likely pay more than our share...

    As cyclists we likely pay more than our share now. A big chunk of road costs come from non gasoline tax revenues paid by all of us. As cyclists, we use a very small portion of the road and cause...
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    Yeah, when you come right down to it, what are a...

    Yeah, when you come right down to it, what are a few million extra melanomas in the grand scheme of things, after all? Oh, and since you mention it, dogs can get it too. And oh yeah, since you bring...
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    Actually quite the opposite - ozone depletion is...

    Actually quite the opposite - ozone depletion is quite significant and persisting, and even after banning a lot of the chlorine-based propellants that caused it, it will take an estimated 50 more...
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    Sticky: scroca (MT) _____________________________...

    scroca (MT) _____________________________ 4,564.21
    augustgarage (CA) _______________________ 3,857.8 (5,554.5 total) [94/94]
    buzzbee (CA) ____________________________ 3,289.0
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    I can't give specific numbers, but I bet the...

    I can't give specific numbers, but I bet the trend will continue and expand. I learned from a quiz show that Boston is the third densest American city (I assume after New York - and maybe Chicago?)...
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    As discussed elsewhere, they've been...

    As discussed elsewhere, they've been experimenting with reducing the number of parking spots required in apartment buildings in certain areas. That both acknowledges that people are owning fewer...
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    Presumably push the politicians to "fix the 'T'".

    Presumably push the politicians to "fix the 'T'".
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    scroca (MT) _____________________________ 4,564.21
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  19. Thread: Grocery getter

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    There's not much aerodynamic penalty from a...

    There's not much aerodynamic penalty from a milkcrate as it is behind your body, but it certainly isn't ideal. I don't like them because it's hard to get my leg over one and they crowd my butt.

    I...
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    Do you have a rear rack now?

    Do you have a rear rack now?
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    Fair point.

    Fair point.
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    Do you "steal" power? I do sometimes with my...

    Do you "steal" power?

    I do sometimes with my laptop.
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    No doubt the results in general will be ambiguous...

    No doubt the results in general will be ambiguous enough that everyone will claim to have been proven right.
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    I-Like-To-Bike predicting nobody will cater to...

    I-Like-To-Bike predicting nobody will cater to electric bike/vehicle power needs.

    http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car-free/1015394-electric-power-2.html#post17926370
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    Thanks, I've linked this to my "car-free...

    Thanks, I've linked this to my "car-free predictions" thread.
    http://www.bikeforums.net/living-car-free/1006902-living-car-free-5-year-predictions-3.html#post17926502
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