THE ENVIRONMENT One litre of petrol produces 2.3kg of Carbon Dioxide (CO2), the main gas responsible for the greenhouse effect; but for each kilometre cycled instead of driven, greenhouse gas emissions are reduced by up to one third of a kilogram. Cycling 10km each way to work saves 1.3 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year. On yer bikes, people...

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  1. Wonderful silly contrasts, Rob! Could you also do something about safety issues? South Africa is today mourning the loss of its champion mountain biker Burry Stander, who was run down by a left-turning taxi while out for a training ride.

    1. Thanks, dad. Tragic loss about the cyclist. I’ll have a think about the safety idea.

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