Recumbent bikes encased in bullet-shaped fairings "are the most efficient land transportation ever seen," says human-power advocate Chester Kyle. John B. Carnett
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The Human Generator

How far would you be willing to go to get off the grid? Blow it up!

Riding your bike to work? That’s old school. Human powered transport options are expanding dramatically! In this episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage sits down with Bruce Grierson, author of Power From the People in the current issue of Popular Science magazine, taking on the concepts of negawatts, bullet bikes, and cars you can row.

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