Living in San Fransisco Is Good Exercise!

Posted: September 12, 2015 in Articles
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We saw an article with some pictures of the steepest hills in San Fransisco, the steepest among them being 41% grade, which is very steep. The article explains how to find the grade of a slope – it’s a level of math which I haven’t yet reached, but suffice it to say that the hill is so steep that gravity alone would accelerate a 1 ton car from zero to sixty miles per hour in 7.2 seconds on the hill.

Nob-Hill

Photo courtesy of priceonomics.com

It looks pretty difficult to ride bikes on or to even walk on, and I can safely say I wouldn’t want to live on this street.

Source: http://priceonomics.com/the-steepest-streets-in-/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=digg

Comments
  1. atkokosplace says:

    I agree driving a stick shift would be stressful. I’d actually like to walk/ jog this daily! I live in a hilly neighborhood, though none are this steep!

  2. I’m sure I’ve seen this in a film – possibly Thee French Connection?

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