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Old 04-03-2012, 03:28 AM   #76
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Here in Scotland the average price after conversion is $8.60 US per gallon, I commute 200 miles a week and my weekly take home pay is $416 US.

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Damn. That would be low even by our standards without the UK cost of living. Your fuel bill must be killing you. Double the american price.
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:39 AM   #77
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Your fuel bill must be killing you.
Not too bad if I use the bike (65 mpg) but the old Saab eats a fair bit more. This week I am on holiday and had planned a bit of riding but it is now snowing, guess I will save a bit on fuel then.



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Old 04-03-2012, 04:30 AM   #78
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Hi!! Here in Valencia, Spain, the price for 95 is today 1.60 € per liter, but only 5 years ago, the price was 1,14 € !!
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:22 AM   #79
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I never even look to see what I'm paying. I'm going to be riding anyway, and I'll probably ride more and drive less (if that's even possible) as gas prices go up.

The alternative - not riding - is not even on my list of options at this point.

I just pay the man, and go.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:19 AM   #80
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I paid $4.19 for premium in St louis this weekend everywhere else $3.95 to $4.00.
What do you guys who live in places that have the gas nozzles with the rubber boot, do to fill your tanks? On my XR if I stuck the nozzle all the way in, it hit the backbone hump in the tank and still would not work.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:28 AM   #81
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I filled up with one of those once when in the "big city". I just grabbed the rubber boot with the free hand and pulled it back. That tricks it to thinking you are sticking it in the gas tank really deep.

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I paid $4.19 for premium in St louis this weekend everywhere else $3.95 to $4.00.
What do you guys who live in places that have the gas nozzles with the rubber boot, do to fill your tanks? On my XR if I stuck the nozzle all the way in, it hit the backbone hump in the tank and still would not work.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:28 AM   #82
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$3.54 this morning for regular
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:38 AM   #83
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Actually in Spain 1,50€ / litre unleaded 95.
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Old 04-03-2012, 11:01 AM   #84
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Actually in Spain 1,50€ / litre unleaded 95.
Should be Cataluña... here in Valencia is 1,60 €... we still have a lot of bills to pay...
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #85
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Here in Saint John NB we pay about $1.35/liter for Regular unleaded and we have the biggest oil refinery in Canada (Irving Oil) within our city limits, oddly enough 25kms out of town the price is usually $.02-$.03 cheaper.
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:36 PM   #86
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Well your fuel is cheap, and probably your incomes in buying power higher than most. If we convert our incomes to $, its quite low.
+1 to that!

How long do you have to work to buy one US Gallon of fuel?
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:12 AM   #87
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How long do you have to work to buy one US Gallon of fuel?
2 minutes, 39 seconds.
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:40 AM   #88
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gas just went up to $1.40.1 a litre last night...was the lead story on the local news stations, just before the latest car accident videos...people were lining up around the block...average price increase was 4.5 cents...just in time for the first warm long weekend of the year...
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:10 AM   #89
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gas just went up to $1.40.1 a litre last night...was the lead story on the local news stations, just before the latest car accident videos...people were lining up around the block...average price increase was 4.5 cents...just in time for the first warm long weekend of the year...
For 4 cents? Like to buy 50 litres that would be $2. Isnt that like the price of a beer? Why queue over that? Ours went up R.71 today. I didnt queue to fill yesterday. For 50 litres that would be $4.6 US. Im not going to queue for that.
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:18 AM   #90
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+1 to that!

How long do you have to work to buy one US Gallon of fuel?
Well also depends on what you do for a living. Im in consulting engineering so take home after tax I would buy more than 5 gallons per hour. So I work 12 minutes for a US gallon.
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