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Five years of bike commute data


Below is the bike commuting log I have kept for the past five years. Since it is rather large, I hope it is legible. Judging by the weather forecast for the last week of 2013, it is unlikely I will … Continue reading

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The UK’s ten busiest national parks


Below is the list of the ten busiest (most visitors) national parks in the United Kingdom. This data would include national  parks in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (none currently designated there). 1.     Lake District (designated in 1951) – 14.8 … Continue reading

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The mega-commuting states


Below is a list of those states/territories with the highest percentage of 60 minute plus commuters (one-way). Having done that myself for two years in the mid-1990s, I can personally attest to how much time, effort, energy, and dollars such … Continue reading

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Ranking states on bicycle friendliness


Below are a new map and chart prepared by the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking and Walking which ranks the 50 states on their bicycle friendliness in 2013. As is evident from the map, the Western states, … Continue reading

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Global geography of per capita greenhouse gas emissions*


I thought the 2008 list provided below was interesting and quite disappointing at the same time. Those nations above 20 metric tons per capita should be ashamed by their lack of attention (or respect) for this global problem. Kudos to those nations listed whose … Continue reading

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TUUBSS: episode 3 – Northern California!!!


Here’s the totally useless unscientific bicycle statistical survey from our vacation drive on Tuesday, August 7th from Redding to Eureka along California 299 and from Eureka to Crescent City on U.S. 101. Number of miles driven: approx. 220 Number of … Continue reading

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