Chainring Heart

Chainring Heart

by Joe Biel Author and Aaron Renier Author

The image that started it all. The chainring heart is Microcosm's logo and still a fitting symbol of all we do. …

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Build a Bike Ambulance (And Other Flat Trailer Designs) (formerly Community Bike Cart Design #2)

Build a Bike Ambulance (And Other Flat Trailer Designs) (formerly Community Bike Cart Design #2)

by Aaron Wieler Author

The nuts and bolts of bike trailers, including resources on dropouts, hitches, brazing, and ever-important safety …

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Community Bike Cart Design

Community Bike Cart Design

by Aaron Wieler Author

A comprehensive guide to building your own bike cart or trailer - obtaining materials, design, welding or bolting the …

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There's Something About a Train #4

There's Something About a Train #4

by Hobo Lee Author

If you've seen the movie Catching Out, then you've met Lee, who starting in the late 80s put out a …

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There's Something About a Train #7

There's Something About a Train #7

by Hobo Lee Author

The last, biggest, and best issue of the quintessential 90s freight-hopping zine brought to you by the Hobos from …

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The Trans Self-Care Workbook: A Coloring Book and Journal for Trans and Non-Binary People

The Trans Self-Care Workbook: A Coloring Book and Journal for Trans and Non-Binary People

by Theo Lorenz Author

A coloring book and journal for the trans and non-binary community, with practical advice and creative exercises to …

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Mindful Thoughts for Walkers: Footnotes on the Zen Path

Mindful Thoughts for Walkers: Footnotes on the Zen Path

by Adam Ford Author

Mindfulness is so much more than a set of routine timed exercises; it’s the transformative practice of conscious …

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Sticker #375: this machine runs on male tears

Sticker #375: this machine runs on male tears

Keep crying, boys, all it does is make me stronger.

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Sticker #227: Your car door is a deathtrap

Sticker #227: Your car door is a deathtrap

by Jerry Business Author

An older sticker but not an old issue. Bike safe, bike cautious. 

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The Bike Repair Book: The Handy Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

The Bike Repair Book: The Handy Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

by Gerard Janssen Author

Your one-stop guide to simple bicycle repairs and quick fixes.Cycling is more popular than ever before: it's …

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$30-$2000 Superpack: Slightly Damaged Books! (Distributed Books)

$30-$2000 Superpack: Slightly Damaged Books! (Distributed Books)

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Last year we received 6,000 more damaged books from other publishers—and we're passing the savings on to …

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A Field Guide to Sprawl

A Field Guide to Sprawl

by Dolores Hayden Author

Duck, ruburb, tower farm, big box, and pig-in-a-python are among the dozens of zany terms invented by real estate …

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The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

by Arthur Nersesian Author

After a domestic terrorist unleashes a dirty bomb in Manhattan in 1970, making the borough uninhabitable, the federal …

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Sticker #450: 251 Cars are in the Junkyard because I'm on the Road

Sticker #450: 251 Cars are in the Junkyard because I'm on the Road

237... I mean, 251 cars are in the junkyard because this bicyclist is on the road.

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EuroHobo: (And I’m a Hobo!) A How-to Zine About Tramping, Freight Train Hopping, and Free Riding Passenger Trains in Europe

EuroHobo: (And I’m a Hobo!) A How-to Zine About Tramping, Freight Train Hopping, and Free Riding Passenger Trains in Europe

by Hobo Lee Author

Lee's guide to traveling through pre-EU Europe on about $200/month by hopping trains, hitchhiking, and …

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There's Something About a Train #6

There's Something About a Train #6

by Hobo Lee Author

11 or 12 years after Hobos from Hell began as "a joke, a slogan, and a tiny 8-page newsletter," it became …

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There's Something About a Train #5

There's Something About a Train #5

by Hobo Lee Author

Some of the best travel writing published in the last 40 years appeared in the unprepossessing zine There's …

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Crash Course: If You Want To Get Away With Murder Buy A Car

Crash Course: If You Want To Get Away With Murder Buy A Car

by Woodrow Phoenix Author

When fragile human bodies have to occupy the same spaces as big, heavy, complex machines that can travel at high …

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Trains of Serendib #2: The Ancient Cities (A Rail Journey through Sri Lanka)

Trains of Serendib #2: The Ancient Cities (A Rail Journey through Sri Lanka)

by Aaron Dactyl Author

Aaron's train journey across all of Sri Lanka's rail lines continues.

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Trains of Serendib #3: The War (A Rail Journey through Sri Lanka)

Trains of Serendib #3: The War (A Rail Journey through Sri Lanka)

by Aaron Dactyl Author

As Aaron continues his quest to ride every rail line in Sri Lanka from end to end, he bears witness to the lingering …

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There's Something About a Train #3

There's Something About a Train #3

by Hobo Lee Author

Wanderlust is the strongest lust. This big issue of the seminal train-hopping zine from the 90s is packed with …

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The Lives and Extraordinary Adventures of Fifteen Tramp Writers from the Golden Age of Vagabondage

The Lives and Extraordinary Adventures of Fifteen Tramp Writers from the Golden Age of Vagabondage

by Ian Cutler Author

In the second half of the 1800s, it was a glorious time to tie up some supplies in a bindlestiff, hit the rails, and …

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The Best of Boneshaker: A Bicycling Almanac

The Best of Boneshaker: A Bicycling Almanac

by Evan Schneider Editor and Julie Brooks Contributor

Dozens of lovely essays, interviews, poems, and illustrations are compiled here in this best-of collection from …

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$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

by Elly Blue Author, Kate Lopresti Author, Erica Dawn Lyle Author, Joshua Ploeg Author, Meadow Shadowhawk Author, 3 more

Sometimes you want to know everything that's going on around you, your brain whirring like a machine, soaking it …

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$20 Superpack: Bathroom Reading

$20 Superpack: Bathroom Reading

by Super Pack! Author

So many books! This should suffice for years of bathroom reading and it's now half price! All these books and zines …

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Gift Certificate!

Gift Certificate!

by Microcosm Pub et al Author, Super Pack! Author and Various Author

With all these items in our catalog, it's sometimes hard to find the perfect gift for someone else. Why not take …

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$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Like ebooks? We've made them for a whole bunch of our books. For five bucks, we'll send you five random ones. …

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Against Urbanism

Against Urbanism

by Franco La Cecla Author and Mairin O'Mahony Translator

The author of Against Architecture turns his critical lens to urban planning. He travels to cities around the …

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