North by Northeast

Take your rack off!
28 February, 2007, 10:22 pm
Filed under: bike, car, environment

This is why I don’t use a roof rack, but an easily removed (and retrofitted to another car) rear rack:

Don’t leave an empty roof rack on your car
This can increase fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 10% due to wind resistance and the extra weight – removing it is a better idea.

Top 50 Things To Do To Stop Global Warming Get more tips there.


New Rabbit Pics
15 October, 2006, 3:44 pm
Filed under: car, cars

I’ve posted a set of pictures of the new VW in two places. Both galleries contain the same pictures.

If you’re a Flickr fanatic, please visit this set where you can view and comment:
“VW Rabbit” – a photoset on Flickr by bwc

Otherwise, visit my dotMac photo gallery:

2007 VW Rabbit Gallery

Let me know what you think.

I’ll be writing up my continued thoughts on the car in subsequent posts.

New Car!
14 October, 2006, 4:45 pm
Filed under: car, cars, General

Rabbit - nose to nose

I took delivery of my new 2007 VW Rabbit today. It’s really red.