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Jul 03, 2007

Cheapie airline provides inflight Tour de France TV coverage


Before Euro cycling fans get too excited the cheapie airline is American. But what a service! As well as inflight TdF coverage, those who fly with a bike in July get extra airmiles!

Flying is bad. It wrecks the planet and cheapie airlines are to be shunned by right thinking Earth lovers. Er, but an exception can be made for JetBlue Airways.

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Jun 05, 2007

Car v Bike cost savings calculator


Check out the new ‘petrol calculator’ on the right. It’s not quite right yet but when the database has been tweaked for litres you can use it to work out how much you save by cycling to work instead of driving. You need to know the price of petrol in your area and how many miles per gallon your car does.

The sidebar widget was created by Tim Grahl of CommuteByBike.com in the US. He’s got a ‘gas savings’ calculator on his site and I asked him, nicely, to produce one that featured litres, not gallons, and with the results in pounds sterling. Thanks, Tim, you’re a star!



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