Bicycle MPG
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Researched and calculated by Steven Brown
CarBicycleCommentsVariables0.07
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MPG30570.3655315Extremely efficientCalories per mile per pound0.28http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_performance0.07
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$/Mile in fuel$0.122$0.224Remember, you're going to eat anyway.Weight of Cyclist1800.1
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Annual cost to own$10,036.60$350.00
Food not included - unknown annual distance cycled
Calories per gallon28746.42279http://alternativefuels.about.com/od/resources/a/gge.htm
WolframAlpha: 114100 BTU per gallon to Calories per gallon
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Average speed27.7264325315Really? Yes really! Check your GPS.Cost of a Calorie$0.004
http://www.mymoneyblog.com/what-does-200-calories-cost-the-economics-of-obesity.html
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Hours/Day commuting0.852.133333333Cost of gasoline$3.647http://www.fuelgaugereport.com/0.21
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Hours/Day working for commute0.65450601430.04334468177Car MPG300.23
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Total Hours/Day1.5045060142.176678015-0.6721720008Hr/yr Driving541http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=3924560.24
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Annual commuting cost$4,173.87$2,211.32
Car less sunk costs (taxes, financing, and insurance)
Mi/yr Driving15,000
http://business.time.com/2012/03/20/what-you-only-have-100k-miles-on-your-car-thats-nothing/
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Daily cost of travel time$20.85$52.33Average Income/year$51,017.00http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/17/news/economy/poverty-income/0.23
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Total Annual commuting cost$9,594.42$15,815.85-$6,221.43Total cost to own vehicle/year$10,036.60
http://www.edmunds.com/toyota/camry/2012/tco.html?style=101329650
Includes fuel0.24
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Total cost to own bicycle/year$350.00
http://www.theurbancountry.com/2011/05/americans-work-384-minutes-each-day-to.html
Does not include food fuel. Can vary significantly, but doesn't matter too much as the difference is huge.
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Annual Fixed Cost$5,713.00200
Average commute in miles per day
32
http://www.reference.com/motif/sports/average-commute-in-miles-for-americans
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Cost per mile$1.165$2.239Average cyclist speed150.31
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5132.154553Work days per year2600.33
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19.73905597Work hours per day80.37
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Average driving commute time/day
0.85
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/american_community_survey_acs/cb13-41.html
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$/Hr$24.530.38
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