Bike v Car – Don’t be too smug

From an emissions perspective maybe us cyclists aren’t quite as virtuous as we think …


5 thoughts on “Bike v Car – Don’t be too smug

  1. bgddyjim says:

    Science does not support his claims, not even close. Per calorie, a head of lettuce is three times worse than the equivalent amount of bacon. Go back to being smug.

  2. fossilcyclist says:

    But he made the point that a vegan/ vegetarian diet doesn’t rely on lettuce. Also he did not take into account the carbon footprint of producing/ maintaining/ repairing cars v. bikes plus maintaining roads v. bike paths and I’m sure there’s so much more. Who said life’s simple?

  3. tootlepedal says:

    What about the relative carbon footprint of making the car as against making the bike? Living as I do in a grass eating sheep area with no green veg or grain growers in sight, my veggie diet might have some way to travel compared with a a plate of lamb stew with turnips and potatoes.

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