Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 19:24:20 -0500


Subject: Re: Flame tube



I agreed. I did not hear how Click and Clack had originally answered the question themselves. But you considered the important effects correctly; the change in torque and the change in rpm and their effects on city driving versus highway driving. Also, it was good that you stressed how the question does not have a simple answer.

But most importantly, you had a great radio voice. Jerry

> From: Wolfgang Rueckner
> Date: 2002/11/05 Tue PM 05:05:13 EST
> To:
> Subject: Re: Flame tube
> Well said, Urs.
> >
> >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
> >physics.
> >
> >Regards to all of you knowledgeables
> >
> >Urs