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Old 07-25-2008, 10:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking Roof racks

Just a couple pics from my commute home yesterday in crazy traffic-sans-reason.

How many MPG do you think this guy is losing?


That roof rack is actually empty, it just has brackets for everything from snowboards and skis to bicycles and possibly a jet-ski or fishing trawler. May as well be a parachute.

Then there's this guy in a modified Mini:


Clearly ad revenue trumped fuel efficiency here

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Old 07-25-2008, 11:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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...And what's the deal with VW owners and roof racks? About 80% of all roof racks I see are on VW's for some bloody reason. Saw 3 roof racks on my way home yesterday (none with anything in it) 2 were on Golfs and one was a Jetta... weird.
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Yeah the troops don't need improvised explosive devices with stuff like that goin' down the road.It'll kill 'em for sure!
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Then there's this guy in a modified Mini:


Clearly ad revenue trumped fuel efficiency here
They provide free red bull to various sporting events, I don't complain... I can fit 3 in my water bottle holder on my mtb bike.

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