World leaders are jumping on the bicycling bandwagon.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez rides the atomic bicycle. The bicycle, built in Venezuela by an Iranian company, comes from a new factory that Chavez says will eventually manufacture up to 100,000 bicycles a year. Read more.
The United States currently imports nearly one million barrels of oil per day from Venezuela. Iran currently imports about 40% of its gasoline, which explains why they need all of those Venezuelan bicycles.