[Oeva-list] Zehner's article.

CraigSchaefer calvinjean2 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 31 15:35:17 PDT 2013


And see, I want a bike that goes 70miles @ 200mph. 

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From: "Aaron Burt" <aaron at bavariati.org> 
To: oeva-list at oeva.org 
Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 3:12:08 PM 
Subject: Re: [Oeva-list] Zehner's article. 

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 01:02:56PM -0700, Steve's Account wrote: 
> From: Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> 
> > Consider the cost of NG liquefaction compressors alone, vs. L2 chargers, 
> > and also the rural availability of electricity vs. NG lines. 
> 
> NG liqufaction costs you absolutely nothing.. You just get it from the 
> LNG tanker in liquid form.. There's lots of LNG on the market already. 

You're not even wrong here... 

> H2 is easy.. you do what the Icelanders are already doing, you install 
> "reverse fuel cells" to electrolize water into hydrogen and oxygen. 

Never mind electrolysis (or catalyzed solar hydrolysis), I'm talking about 
storage, transport & delivery.  I'm not even mentioning the cost of PEM 
fuel cells, or the silliness of trying to throttle them like an engine. 

> EV's arn't "bad" they just arn't the solution that people would like 
> them to be.. including me! 

"EVs are at least as polluting as ICEs" sounds a whole lot like "EVs are 
bad" to me.  As for their utility or value, you speak only for yourself. 

I want a 300# $6000 EV motorcycle that goes 200 miles at 70 MPH.  Some day 
that may exist, and if I'm extremely lucky, I might have a chance to help 
that happen.  Meantime, I don't gripe about the limits of existing 
(excellent) EV bikes or argue that EV bikes are pointless and bad.   

Wish I had time for this but glad I don't, 
  Aaron 

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