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Old July 5th 18, 11:10 AM posted to uk.rec.cycling
Peter Keller[_3_]
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Default Car ban during heat wave

On 04/07/18 04:49, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
MrCheerful wrote:
On 03/07/2018 14:53, Mr Pounder Esquire wrote:
On Tuesday, 3 July 2018 13:36:18 UTC+1, wrote:
On Tuesday, 3 July 2018 09:03:10 UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:
On 03/07/18 00:01, Simon Jester wrote:
On Monday, July 2, 2018 at 6:40:55 PM UTC+1, TMS320 wrote:
On 30/06/18 18:53, Simon Jester wrote:

Cars typically put out 60 kw of heat. Even on the rare
occasions motorists stop at red lights they are still emitting
5 kw on idle. Do we really need all this unnecessary heat?

60kW is on the high side. But that's just mechanical energy
(which eventually turns to heat). The total heat output from
burning the fuel is three times that.

All a cars energy comes from burning fuel and all energy becomes

Indeed. So values are 120kW (3x30, not 3x60) running and 15kW
(3x5) idling.

Police are now offering a free car ventilation service!
I am sure M'lud Nuglet would say that this is "criminal damage" in

As a cyclist, if a car driver endangers MY life, can I use a D lock
to smash HIS window?

Only a silly cyclist would ask that sort of silly question.

Well he did try to jump through a lorry windscreen, so obviously the
balance of his mind is deeply disturbed.

Yes he did do that. And for some very strange reason he told us all about
it. Seems that I actually got a mention in his book............. flattered
I'm sure.
Simon: As far as cycling arseholes go you are not the biggest, but why did
you ask your silly question?

I take great pleasure in being labelled the biggest arsehole by YOU.

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