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Grummash

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Icon 1 posted August 05, 2010 11:03      Profile for Grummash     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Want one...

radical parking solution!

[Applause]

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Icon 1 posted August 05, 2010 12:15      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I have seen a few years back that toyota has a prototype citycar like this.

As renault has never made a five wheel car, I take it this is a DIY job. Sounds like the car shifts are as smooth as bargain basement vodka with a cigatte but in it.

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Icon 1 posted August 05, 2010 14:28      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
cheaper solution

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quote:
Originally posted by Ashitaka:
cheaper solution

Better link:
http://openvideo.dailymotion.com/video/xdvnix_parking-spot-win_fun

(Previous link starts at the end...which somewhat appropriately _fails_ [Razz] )

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Icon 1 posted August 05, 2010 18:19      Profile for Mr. Geek 2U     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Hello! Hello! Hello!

Here is a much more practical solution. It needs fewer wheels, too!

25 Cents an Hour! In San Franciso!

What do you think!

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Icon 1 posted August 06, 2010 00:31      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Geek 2U:
Hello! Hello! Hello!

Here is a much more practical solution. It needs fewer wheels, too!

25 Cents an Hour! In San Franciso!

What do you think!

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Is this novel because motorcyclists are used to a free ride in the staets? Even bicycle parking her costs money 8 ca (1 frank per day)

at 25 cents per day, I would calculate, if you are using a motorcycle to commute instead of a car, you would spend ca 700 USD per year. I would think you could rent a space for a car for that much.

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Icon 3 posted August 06, 2010 17:52      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Speaking of parking...

nice garage!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnKoGN2oaTk

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<bad-croc-dundee-impersonation>

That's not an amazing parking garage, this is an amazing parking garage

 

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The actual space that the facility occupies is approximately only 20% of a comparable facility with the traditional design that is used primarily in the US. Not only is the German structure less expensive to build, but vehicles are also ‘retrieved’ in less time and without the potential of being damaged by an attendant.



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That looks super-scary, TFD!! [Eek!]

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quote:
Originally posted by Rhonwyyn:
That looks super-scary, TFD!! [Eek!]

You are not in the car when it is "sorted".

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____ Where I worked we "had" an automated material retrieve system. All would go well for about ten months in a row then for some reason it would try to store two objects in the same space. After about ten years the company that made the damn thing and our company gave up on it. The racks were left in place and then HiLo drivers did the stacking visually.

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quote:
Originally posted by Ashitaka:
[QUOTE]Is this novel because motorcyclists are used to a free ride in the staets? Even bicycle parking her costs money 8 ca (1 frank per day)

at 25 cents per day, I would calculate, if you are using a motorcycle to commute instead of a car, you would spend ca 700 USD per year. I would think you could rent a space for a car for that much.

Hello Ashitaka!

I hope you are having a good day! I am!

No offence! I think you missed the point.

San Francisco is very pretty and very expensive!

I don't think you could rent parking space for a fly for $700 in San Francisco! No! No! No!

I left my bank account in San Franciso! Ha! Ha! Ha!

25-cents an hour is cheap cheap cheap! Like the birdies sing!

Three motorcycles in the space of a car? A car would cost lots and lost and lots and lost more for that!

In San Francisco congestiation is a problem that cold remedies cannot fix. Cough! Cough! Cough!

But motorcycles can fix congestiation! So the riders get a discount!

How about THAT!

Have a great day!

And ride a motorcycle when you visit San Francisco. That is what I do!

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Icon 1 posted August 10, 2010 00:18      Profile for Ashitaka     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I spent a few days in San fransisco this summer. Parking ( for a fwe days) didn't seem that expensive, though, a car is not the way to get around that city, neither are the Trams. I took a taxis everywhere.

One night, we decided to take a pedal taxi back to the hotel because it was so nice out. We chose a taxi driver that must have been fresh of the boat ( nothing wrong with that, I am all for giving immigrants a chance and work). He couldn't speak a word of english. ( We told someone on his cell phone where we wante to go and they translated, I think he was from Azerbyjan or somewhere thereabouts). We had forgotten that our hotel was straight uphill from the restaurant. We felt so bad for our taxi driver by the time we got to our hotel we paid him three times the agreed upon rate.
Just a threadjack story fropm me about travel in san fransisco.

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