Trivia one

A bit of trivia cribbed from elswhere

  • A cyclist can travel 1,037km (644 miles) on the energy equivalent of one litre of gasoline.
  • In 1949, 34 per cent of all mechanized journeys were made by bicycle. Fifty years later that figure had fallen to 2 per cent.

[This post has been added under the “Trivia” category. As such it will appear in the third column on the home page (because that’s how I set it up.) Subsequent Trivia posts will displace it on the home page. –Bill]