Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


Suncor spill ignored for a month until fisherman writes about it on blog
November 30, 2011, 05:03
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Update for pipeline haters: This is apparently a ruptured underground pipeline, and a PR disaster.

Sludge in the N. Platte at Sand Creek confluence ignored. State Health Dept. records tell the story.

Denver Post, Nov. 30, 2011



Expanding shale production overseas a challenge

“Oil majors face tall order expanding shale production overseas,” by Isabel Ordonez, Rigzone, November 29, 2011



Bike of the day
November 29, 2011, 20:49
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Tall Nishiki, about 30 yrs old. Ready for action on the mean streets.

Correction: This is a Competition model… put the wrong page of the catalog up there.

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Bike-ped crashes in perspective
November 28, 2011, 04:21
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Tom Vanderbilt



Predicted future production from the Bakken shale
November 28, 2011, 02:17
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“A Second Look at Oil Production in the Bakken,” by Heading Out, The Oil Drum, Nov. 27, 2011

The black line on the bottom represents oil price.

Not surprisingly, the predictions are coming back to earth already.



Gas PR floods Albany
November 26, 2011, 23:34
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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/26/nyregion/hydrofracking-debate-spurs-huge-spending-by-industry.html



Map of road fatalities 2001-2009
November 26, 2011, 00:44
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ROAD FATALITIES USA

A very cool and probably a useful tool, although the database (FARS), based on police reports, is incomplete. Shows pedestrian, vehicle occupant, cyclist or motorcyclist, w/ age.



Energy Return on Investment Threshold
November 25, 2011, 22:43
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…appears to be about 8.

David Murphy, The Energy Return on Investment Threshold. The Oil Drum, Nov. 25, 2011.



Happy Fracsgiving
November 25, 2011, 03:47
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http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_19403791

Colorado frac disclosure trumped by ‘trade secrets.’



Some math on the feasibility of solar cars
November 24, 2011, 04:16
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by Tom Murphy

A Solar-Powered Car? | Do the Math.

..or as the British say, the “maths.”

Here’s the short version: Just get a bike.




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