Did you know? A bicycle is a marvel of engineering efficiency, one where an investment in 22 pounds of metal and rubber boosts the efficiency of an individual mobility by a factor of three. On my bike I estimate that I get easily 7 miles per potato. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 6 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Don't miss your chance to see Plan B: The Film, on PBS. Check your local listings for the airing of the documentary. Watch the clip below for a preview of the film narrated by Matt Damon and produced by Emmy-award winning filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner.