7230Re: [rootsradicals] Re: gas shortages in SE USA
- Oct 2, 2008On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 11:56 PM, MH <hoagy@...> wrote:
Not as good
as your motorbike but I suppose you can carry four bags of groceries
home on yours. One on either side of the backrest and one in each
Nah! on my motorcycle, I can get two, maybe 3, bags in the milk crate on the rear seat so I don't like shopping on the bicycle unless I KNOW that I am not going to have a lot to get. today I DID take it, i got 3 bottles of tonic water, a bottle of Gin, 2 limes (guess what I am doing with THAT stuff!!! RIGHT!) and some sour cream for SWMBO. If I am going for "real" I take the SUB. MUCH easier to load groceries on that than the MC. This is the contrast. the motorcycle is a bit faster, and does not really use much gas, (Last tankful was 109 mpg) and insurance is like $35 a year. OK, that is fine, but the bicycle has more cargo room and it is easier to simply USE. I prefer to commute on my bicycle if I can. But who can say...I STILL have to fix the fuel pump on my little car!
I wonder how Anne Littlebird is doing? She must be pretty
busy with her music and work. Anne are you there?
Mark Garvey wrote:
> I went to the gas station today because I have been riding my motorcycle
> more than my bike lately. My motorcycle took 1.6 gallons of gas, and I had
> driven it 175 miles more or less in the last two weeks. (the bike only
> about 50 miles....sigh...)
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