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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Stoked on Spokes: A Community Cycling Resource Guide

Stoked on Spokes: A Community Cycling Resource Guide

by Juls Generic Author

Juls created this zine as a response to the conundrum of "how do we accommodate to Americans commuting …

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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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City Cycling

City Cycling

by John Pucher Author and Ralph Buehler Author

Bicycling for transportation has been booming in cities around the world in the last 20 years. This collection of …

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Build a Bike Ambulance (And Other Flat Trailer Designs)

Build a Bike Ambulance (And Other Flat Trailer Designs)

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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Sticker #052: Hate Driving in Traffic?

Sticker #052Hate Driving in Traffic?

by Joe Biel Author

People are always complaining about traffic, when they are literally sitting in their cars and being part of the …

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Sticker #375: this machine runs on male tears

Sticker #375this machine runs on male tears

Keep crying, boys, all it does is make us stronger and faster. Some people drink the tears of men, some put them …

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Sticker #227: Your car door is a deathtrap

Sticker #227Your car door is a deathtrap

by Jerry Business Author

Car doors are such a danger to cyclists! An older sticker but not an old issue. Bike safe, bike cautious. (Sturdy …

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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 #450251 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.(Sturdy vinyl sticker with black …

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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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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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$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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Evolution Bicycle

Evolution Bicycle

by Joe Biel Author

In this little story, we evolved to ride bikes. Which must be why it feels so damn amazing.

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs

Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel Illustrator

Get your mind out of the gutter! This beautiful pin, featuring a vintage bike with its message on delicate blue and …

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Service Dog Book Bike

Service Dog Book Bike

by Cecilia Granata Illustrator

Ruby the service dog rides a tricycle laden with books eagerly to our next event. 

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How to Land a Plane

How to Land a Plane

by Mark Vanhoenacker Author

A little, step-by-step guide on how to land a plane. Straight forward advice written in a conversational tone with …

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Are You My Uber?

Are You My Uber?

In this highly relatable parody of the 1960 P.D. Eastman children's book, Are You My …

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Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

by Anthony Flint Author

A David and Goliath story of how Jane Jacobs took on Robert Moses in a struggle to resist gentrification in Greenwich …

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