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Old 07-13-2021, 03:43 PM
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you might want to trade in your beemer for a bicycle hahaha

I don't say tesla because I don't think that's gonna cut it
^ No kidding. But in all honestly it's the corporations that have to change to have any significant impact... and even then other countries aren't going to do the same. So American manufactured products end up with even higher price disparities than currently. There is no real solution but the corporations (and government) sure do want individuals to feel like it's their in their ability to change things. Because that diverts attention.

Buuuuuuuut at least tangential to the topic. Once you hit 110F... it's just degrees of hot. Honestly after 100F, 110F-120F feels just about the same. HOT! I was doing some roofing on our house at 95F in the morning and 110F in the afternoon. I felt the same amount of sh*tty at both temps (and everything between).
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Old 07-13-2021, 03:52 PM
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you might want to trade in your beemer for a bicycle hahaha

I don't say tesla because I don't think that's gonna cut it
I tied a bicycle. My butt hurt for 3 days.

My son has a Tesla. I'm not there yet but have considered the model S plaid.
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Old 07-13-2021, 04:49 PM
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^ No kidding. But in all honestly it's the corporations that have to change to have any significant impact... and even then other countries aren't going to do the same. So American manufactured products end up with even higher price disparities than currently. There is no real solution but the corporations (and government) sure do want individuals to feel like it's their in their ability to change things. Because that diverts attention.

Buuuuuuuut at least tangential to the topic. Once you hit 110F... it's just degrees of hot. Honestly after 100F, 110F-120F feels just about the same. HOT! I was doing some roofing on our house at 95F in the morning and 110F in the afternoon. I felt the same amount of sh*tty at both temps (and everything between).
However small what we do, less is less and it is something I can easily control. https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...k-a-lawnmower/. When many of us mow we also use a gas blower, trimmer and edger which is not included in the estimate. I agree, as in this case corporations very seldom have a conscience. all manufactures would have to do is add emission devices to small engines. Because of competition that won't happen unless it is federally mandated.

But, at least tangible to the topic, I suspect there will be new records in more and more places each year and more issues stemming from the associated drought. It appears that historically hot places are getting hotter but it looks like there are many places that are trending for the 'honor' of being the hottest. I hope it isn't in Texas.
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Old 07-14-2021, 01:44 AM
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I was doing some roofing on our house at 95F in the morning and 110F in the afternoon. I felt the same amount of sh*tty at both temps (and everything between).
Please donít cook your brain Crystal, I like your wit.
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I tied a bicycle. My butt hurt for 3 days.



My son has a Tesla. I'm not there yet but have considered the model S plaid.
Next time put a seat on the bike...

Seriously though, be careful as there are too many drivers that don't pay attention and hit motorcycles, bicycles especially when turning left.

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hahaha!

as dutchie bicycles are kind of standard transport for anything within 10 miles. In the US that's just not possible, there's no infratructure as far as I can see.
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hahaha!

as dutchie bicycles are kind of standard transport for anything within 10 miles. In the US that's just not possible, there's no infratructure as far as I can see.

My experience of the US mostly relates to Florida - and the last time I was there, as a teen, I noticed there weren't any sidewalks between retail stores (which out of town are mostly separate 'sites' with their own parking), and the verges are all covered in ouchy succulent plants (is it crab grass?) which will lacerate your ankles, despite looking nice and lush

Me and Burly went on a road trip this week - off work and the wife and kids went to Poland from Dubai yesterday - there's a new road between there and Khor Fakkan which looks something like this...
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Looks like a fun road BL.

I never get over the difference between roads in the UAE vs KSA...

I have 23 speed bumps between the front gate and my house

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Next time put a seat on the bike...

Seriously though, be careful as there are too many drivers that don't pay attention and hit motorcycles, bicycles especially when turning left.

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