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RE: The RVF worst-case-scenario survival/preparedness thread.
(03-12-2019 04:46 AM)Leonard D Neubache Wrote:  Petroleum will be irrelevant pretty quickly. Alcohol as a disinfectant for wounds or simply social medicine will still be useful but for farming it would be a net-negative energy source. Flammable liquid energy like that will be used for emergency purposes like running generators during a night-time attack or allowing a response team to move about quickly in suitably modified vehicles.

Petroleum? This leads nicely onto .....

.... Bicycles!

Has anyone mentioned them yet? I know, I'm a biking advocate and folk will roll their eyes, but seriously, bikes will be a godsend when TEOTWAWKI hits.

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Easy to fix and maintain, source parts for, uses no fuel, can be left and hid anywhere. You can fit it with panniers and use a backpack and instantly you've converted yourself from a slow 3 mph walk into a 15mph silent hunter/gatherer/scavenger with little effort. An escape speed of between 20 and 30mph if you run into mutants.

A 10 hour walk becomes a 2.5 hour glide. Don't forget you can hitch small trailers to the back too.

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