You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #18: I've looked into the eGo [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Environment/Energy Donate to DU
OKIsItJustMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-28-08 01:45 PM
Response to Reply #13
18. I've looked into the eGo
Right now, I'm interested in Giant's electric assist bike:
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -The payoff for plug-in hybrids: 95 years? OKIsItJustMe  Mar-28-08 10:52 AM   #0 
  - Sometimes you have to "buy" efficiency technology to get significant CO2 reductions  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-28-08 11:04 AM   #1 
  - In warm weather, I could go 6 months on a tank of gas  Warpy   Mar-28-08 11:59 AM   #6 
     - Hills  TheBorealAvenger   Mar-28-08 01:18 PM   #12 
        - I live in the southern Rockies  Warpy   Mar-28-08 01:29 PM   #13 
           - I've looked into the eGo  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 01:45 PM   #18 
  - You can't expect results over night for over 100 years of abuse  mrcheerful   Mar-28-08 11:04 AM   #2 
  - I remember when hand held calculators  LiberalEsto   Mar-28-08 11:06 AM   #3 
  - The environment is worth the cost -  gateley   Mar-28-08 11:13 AM   #4 
  - The conversion runs $15k? For something that already has a battery?  eppur_se_muova   Mar-28-08 11:28 AM   #5 
  - No, the batteries are quite expensive  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 12:06 PM   #8 
     - Ah, I hadn't realized they added quite so much battery capacity.  eppur_se_muova   Mar-28-08 01:10 PM   #11 
  - The problem is diminishing returns  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 12:02 PM   #7 
  - Still the best option  wtmusic   Mar-28-08 12:29 PM   #9 
  - If you buy one to save money ...  Drifter   Mar-28-08 12:31 PM   #10 
  - What about the ecological costs?  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 01:40 PM   #16 
     - My point is that ...  Drifter   Mar-28-08 02:43 PM   #24 
  - What's the payoff period with gasoline at $20/gal?  GliderGuider   Mar-28-08 01:30 PM   #14 
  - "...payoff period of only 8 years..." Only if people continue to drive 12,000 miles/year.  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 01:37 PM   #15 
     - You're right, I didn't factor in elasticity of demand.  GliderGuider   Mar-28-08 01:45 PM   #17 
  - They are ignoring a critical part of the equation: V2G  IDemo   Mar-28-08 01:52 PM   #19 
  - Yup - plug-ins have a huge potential for grid support with renewables  jpak   Mar-28-08 01:58 PM   #20 
     - For renewable, certainly, but for non-renewable as well  IDemo   Mar-28-08 02:08 PM   #21 
  - Because, let's face it...  Dead_Parrot   Mar-28-08 02:20 PM   #22 
  - Believe it.  Nihil   Mar-29-08 07:08 PM   #27 
  - Bogus numbers based on bad data.  tinrobot   Mar-28-08 02:41 PM   #23 
  - These cars were converted by Hymotion  OKIsItJustMe   Mar-28-08 05:42 PM   #25 
  - I am not surprised  gravity   Mar-28-08 07:50 PM   #26 
     - These cars weren't designed for plugin use...  skids   Mar-29-08 08:54 PM   #28 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Environment/Energy Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC