Tuesday, October 24, 2006

The Most Popular Vehicle

I was riding my singlespeed on a trail yesterday and started thinking about how empowering it is to ride a bike. People who transport themselves from place to place through their landscape are using their own pure human power. They have an energy-efficient, cost-effective vehicle that is fun and provides exercise.

I found the following links to illustrate my point. From treehugger.com:

From the same website, I found another interesting link from Princeton's International Networks Archive:
Filled with interesting facts, the graphic is a detailed picture of transportation and the world today. It's amazing to think that China has more bicycles than the world has cars.

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