Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Year to date mileage

We recently switched insurance companies, due to a vast quantity of incompetence shown by our local insurance agent. When filling out the paperwork for the new company, the Mrs. asked me how many miles I drive per year. I knew that when I bought my truck in March of 2004 it had 190,000 miles on it and that I was at about 198,000 so I guessed at 4,000 per year. After that, I remembered that many of those miles were from moving last summer, so I figured I had overestimated a bit, but didn't think much of it.

Sunday I went to help a friend haul some sheetrock and had to gas up on the way. I checked my mileage log (yes, I'm a dork) and found that I had put on approximately 2,200 miles since January. Then when I got home I checked my bike mileage log (yes, a big dork) and saw that I'd put on about 850 bike miles since March.

The ratio between the two makes me happy for some reason.

2 comments:

Emeroz said...

Pretty low miles...I bought my car with 80,000 miles 2 years ago...now I have 160,000.

Pete said...

Yep, pretty low. My previous truck I owned for 8 years and I only put 15,000 miles on it. I don't drive a lot.

Our van gets more miles, just due to road trips and the fact that Nancy used to have a longer commute. But we've only put 94,000 on it since we bought it 7 years ago.