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Old 09-03-2013, 03:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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At a pathetic 80.3kph. I would rather walk.
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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At a pathetic 80.3kph. I would rather walk.
Well, as I *remember* the LA freeways, "walking" is often faster (wink,wink)!
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Old 09-03-2013, 04:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Oh I didn't know LA is in Canada. I learn new things every day.
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The Trans Canadian Highway (TCH) is Canada's version of our interstate highway, albeit at a more leisurely pace.
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
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At a pathetic 80.3kph. I would rather walk.
It's the other way around ...
55mpg @ 50mph
on a dedicated FE trip
on the TCH which I'm pretty sure has a tad less traffic than the region here


That is pathetic for a diesel ...

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