Re: bowling for cars

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 18:58:43 +1100, TimC wrote:

Go on, name a machine more efficient at locomotion than the bicycle.

Apollo? Actually even with the Saturn V launcher the distance travelled
might be sufficient to get a half decent energy:distance ratio.

Erm. 3 guys, 1.8 million km or thereabouts, 2 million kg of fuel +
oxidiser. Nope, still going to be worse than a car, even though they could
take the HOV lane. I'll go back to the straight Apollo.

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