This post shows my new taste for classic bikes… and is also a mix of energy efficiency advocacy and touristic scenery I hope you will like!
Living in Sweden for the last month and a half, I was amazed by the rich quantity…
…and the colourful variety of bicycles around.
I’m not saying nothing new if I highlight the multiple benefits of bicycles for the cities, and for the individuals… so i’ll skip that.
What I want to highlight is the immortality of bikes. The older the bike, the more efficient is the “asset utilization”, and higher the return, let’s call it MROEI (mobility return on energy invested). And as long as the frame is fine, by changing tires and brake-pads, a bike can basically live forever. An example, the following picture from a bike almost 70 years old: