May 16 2021
The Minimal Motor
In this episode we talk about the Minimalistic forms of transportation and how to break free from crippling automotive debt.Episode Link: https://www.minimalresistance.com/ep03If you drive 10,000 miles in a year, that comes to $900. If you drive 20,000 miles, that figure jumps to $1,800 annually. https://www.thebalance.com/average-car-maintenance-cost-4775765owning and operating an average sedan costs $8,558 per year, which is equal to $713 per month or 57 cents per mile. (2016) https://www.aaa.com/autorepair/articles/what-does-it-cost-to-own-and-operate-a-carThe average monthly car payment in the U.S. is $563 for new vehicles, $397 for used vehicles and $450 for leased vehicles.https://www.lendingtree.com/auto/debt-statistics/#:~:text=Key%20facts%20about%20auto%20loans,5%25%20of%20American%20consumer%20debt.Average car has over 14,000 parts and a modern Toyota has 30,000.http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=387514https://www.quora.com/How-many-moving-parts-does-a-car-haveWalk under a mile or 2.An average person should walk at least 4 miles a day just to maintain his or her fitness level. https://goingfitunfit.com/how-many-miles-should-you-walk/#:~:text=An%20average%20person%20should%20walk,all%20do%20within%20a%20day.The average American walks 3,000 to 4,000 steps a day, or roughly 1.5 to 2 miles. It's a good idea to find out how many steps a day you walk now, as your own baseline. Then you can work up toward the goal of 10,000 steps by aiming to add 1,000 extra steps a day every two weeks. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/10000-steps/art-20317391#:~:text=The%20average%20American%20walks%203%2C000,a%20day%20every%20two%20weeks.Beginner, short distance (say 10-15 miles): average speed 12 mph. https://www.road-bike.co.uk/articles/average-speed.phpIf you replace all wear items on a bike every year it’s $165 on average and lasts up to 10 years.https://www.theproscloset.com/blogs/news/how-to-plan-your-bike-maintenance-repair-budgetThe average cost of motorcycle insurance is $702 per year in the U.S. $58 per mo. $2 per day. https://www.valuepenguin.com/average-cost-of-motorcycle-insuranceMaintenance $2.20 a day do the math yourself go to the link.https://www.nadaguides.com/Motorcycles/shopping-guides/how-much-does-it-cost-to-service-a-motorcycle#:~:text=A%20good%20rule%20is%20to,money%20in%20the%20long%20run.