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.
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