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Old 10-19-2014, 01:49 PM
 
Location: bend oregon
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with a lot of subways and a lot of tunnels for bikes, scooters, ect, there wouldnt be many car's anyways

it would be cool to have a underground house, you could have a party and not make your neighbors mad.
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Old 10-19-2014, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Sound travels underground rather well. You'd just **** them off more with all the echoing.
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Old 10-19-2014, 02:17 PM
 
Location: bend oregon
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noise is the least of the problems. with cars we are making the climate chance faster.
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Old 10-19-2014, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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noise is the least of the problems. with cars we are making the climate chance faster.
Yup. Unfortunately electric bikes run on electricity which accounts for more GHGs than transportation does. Electricity is chancing the climate even faster than gasoline is.
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Old 10-19-2014, 04:02 PM
 
Location: bend oregon
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then have small four stroke engines on scooters and have small motors for motorcycles
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:04 PM
 
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then have small four stroke engines on scooters and have small motors for motorcycles
Already have one of those (motorcycles). But really, my car gets about 80% as much mpg so it's not really much of an advantage.
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
 
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not everyone can buy a car though
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:20 PM
 
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not everyone can buy a car though
Electric motorcycles cost almost as much as my car does, let alone something like the C-1 which actually costs a bit more than my car did.
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:28 PM
 
Location: bend oregon
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a honda forza is 5,000. its a really nice scooter with a four stroke 250cc engine. 5,000 wont buy a nice car
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Old 10-19-2014, 05:55 PM
 
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More like six thousand, but yes.

Personally even as a motorcyclist, I'm a big fan of my car having air conditioning, a roof, crumple zones, air bags, room for four people, a big trunk for storing things. I'm quite impressed that it does all that while getting about 75-80% of the mileage. I'm happy to trade 10 mpg for all that. But if you can't afford new car and refuse to buy anything used, it's a good urban/suburban runabout that's capable of going on the freeway even if that's not where it excels. Definitely more practical an economical than a $15-17,000 electric motorcycle or a $25,000 gyroscopicly balancing thing that is more like a 2-wheeled car.
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