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January 04, 2007

On your bike

Australians purchased more new bicycles in 2006 than cars and trucks combined, it was reported today. Seems the combination of high petrol prices, concerns about global warming, and need to get a little fitter (and of course, one can't rule out the 'better weather' which comes with a ten-year drought), sent people purchasing a new two-wheeler. I didn't read any news about what folks might be doing with the extra garage space! Of course, with a bicycle, you don't need to worry about the person in the passenger seat picking at your driving...

Posted by gary at January 4, 2007 11:37 PM

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