Archive for February 16th, 2008

The Danger of Riding a Motorbike in Jakarta

If you are living in Jakarta, Indonesia, and you travel around the city, mostly on your Motorbike, and then you should now what the title of this post is all about. There are just too many Motorbike riders now in Jakarta. And why is that? That is mostly because Motorbikes are affordable enough for the average Jakartans. Affordable here is in terms of price and maintenance, not to mention gasoline mileage. An average Motorbike could cover around 25 miles (40 kilometers) for every liter of gasoline. Compare that to an average car which from price alone is almost 10 times more expensive. Not to mention mileage and maintenance.

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