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Bikes vs Jet Blue

2011-07-15 19:15:06.169181+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Awesome! Cyclists challenge JetBlue to a cross-town race. You've probably heard that this weekend the 405 in LA will be closed, an event being referred to as Carmageddon". JetBlue is offering a $4 flight from Burbank to Long Beach. The Wolfpack Hustle bicycle crew has decided to race from a home in Burbank to the Long Beach Aquarium, while Joe Anthony does the same trip via airplane.

[ related topics: Nature and environment Aviation Travel Pedal Power Bicycling Public Transportation ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-07-19 04:42:17.29361+00 by: Dan Lyke

I'd also note that for short haul, like the Bay Area to LA (Let alone one part of LA to another), the security theatre is becoming a substantial part of the flight time, and means that the bias is falling even further towards driving.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-07-19 04:39:38.356026+00 by: Dan Lyke

Bikes won. As did an inline skater, apparently.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-07-18 20:08:05.987834+00 by: papa0so

So did the bikers win? I would imagine they would be faster then having to go arrive early @ the airport, go through security, and then get off the plane to find another mode of transportation.