Apocalypse fiction never has protagonists on bicycles, even though bikes are the one mode of transportation that would actually work when infrastructure collapses. Gasoline goes bad after a while. Bikes are silent enough to sneak past zombies / militia, unlike motorcycles. Bikes are easy to fix and to carry over obstacles. They are faster and eat much less than horses.

@data @kirjis I've done my best to right this general omission. Two #velopunk novels published so far, and more to come.

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electric glowing surf

ELECTRIC GLOWING SURF: a neon, buzzing phenomenon that can occur when many electronic, memory-filled devices come into close contact, especially in heavily polluted waters. See also Tamagotchi, CD-RW, VHS, VirtualBoy, Keytar