Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 22:54:13 +0100

Author: Urs Lauterburg

Subject: Re: Flame tube


>>Saturday I heard you discuss on the NPR radio show Car Talk how
>>increasing the tire size can change the efficiency of the vehicle.
>And did you agree with my explanation? We received about 20 more
>e-mails after that segment complaining that the odometer reading
>would be wrong and why didn't we address that issue? But I
>intentionally had wanted to focus on work/energy arguments. Why
>confuse the issue with technical calibration details!

Wolf et al.

This is something people who ride bikes have always known. Sometimes moving
ahead by your own private strength and source of energy puts you into
closer contact with nature and its rules, whereas just tipping a gas pedal
which injects some of that precious ancient juice sold by arabian islamic
fundamentalist sponsors who are themselves sponsored by the large
international oil dealers creates a large variety of negative side effects.

To stay humble and respect the planet is the new way of truly living up to

Regards to all of you knowledgeables