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Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist living in Portland, Oregon. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Grist, Bicycling Magazine online, Bitch Magazine, BikePortland, The Magazine, and Momentum, among other publications. She has been featured on Democracy Now!, in the Oregonian, and on Oregon Public Broadcasting. Along with Joe Biel, she is co-producer and director of Groundswell, a series of movies about people using bicycling to make their communities better and a co-owner of Microcosm Publishing.

21 Years of Good Trouble: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

by Julia Alekseyeva, Lee Baillie, Alexander Barrett, Nate Beaty and 33 more

To celebrate our twenty first anniversary, we put together this compilation of work from our authors and artists, ...

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Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Lauren Hage, Gretchin Lair and 1 more

Bicycling has the radical potential of equalizing our transportation system, creating more equitable opportunities from ...

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Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

by Kate Berube, Elly Blue, Elizabeth Buchanan, Nicky Drayden and 4 more

A reader of science fiction since she was a child, Elly Blue elected to make this issue of Taking the Lane into a ...

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$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

by Elly Blue, Kate Lopresti, Erick Lyle, Joshua Ploeg and 3 more

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

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$25 Superpack: Good Grief

by Elly Blue, Katie Haegele, Dr. Faith G. Harper, Ben Holtzman and 3 more

With this superpack, we're dialing down right into the hardest stuff. Grief, illness, torture, genocide—we've got it ...

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$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

by Sascha Altman DuBrul, Elly Blue, Dr. Faith G. Harper, Anika Ledlow and 1 more

Hello, depression: an old friend we're never happy to see come around again. If you're in the depths or splashing ...

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Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

by Elly Blue

In a world with an uncertain future, do you imagine for the best or for the worst case scenario? Twelve writers tackle ...

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$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

by Dawson Barrett, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, John Gerlach and 5 more

Want to join the Rebel Alliance? Congratulations, you're already on the team. These books will help get you primed for ...

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On Quitting: Tips for Kicking Alcohol

by Elly Blue

Alcoholism plagues a lot of people, and if you've decided you no longer want it to plague you, this handy little zine ...

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$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

by Dan Abbott, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Al Burian and 3 more

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B! Here's a sampling of some of ...

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Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

by Elly Blue and Meggyn Pomerleau

Vulvas are too often either crudely objectified or shrouded in mystery. No longer! The Post-Structuralist Vulva ...

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Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save The Economy (Updated and Expanded)

by Elly Blue

Now updated and expanded with new angles on social justice! Elly Blue's Bikenomics provides a surprising and ...

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Stressed & Overwhelmed: Good Habits for the Exhausted Overachiever

by Elly Blue

If you're the sort of person who takes on every project and responsibility until suddenly it's one thing too many and ...

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$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Box Brown, Nicole Georges and 0 more

Our creative director (ahem, Joe) loves the color pink—the brighter the better, though he also has an affinity for ...

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Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Anna Brones, Lauren Hage and 2 more

Can you pedal your way through everything life throws at you? Taking on the bicycle as a means of making sense of life ...

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The Portland Box

by Alexander Barrett, Elly Blue, Laura O. Foster, Shawn Granton and 0 more

Six copies each of This is Portland, Zinester's Guide to Portland (6th Edition), Walking with Ramona, and PDX By Bike ...

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Bike Shop Box

by Emilie Bahr, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Ethan Clark and 1 more

Perfect for the counter at your bike shoppe, we have here: one copy each of Our Bodies, Our Bikes, Pedal Zombies, ...

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Pin #221: Bikenomics

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Pedaling our way to health and wealth, one bike and button at a time! 

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Bikenomics magnet

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Inspired by Elly Blue's fascinating book, this magnet gives you a chance to talk to everyone you meet about ...

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$20 Superpack: Get on Your Bike and Ride!

by Emilie Bahr, Elly Blue, Juls Generic and Super Pack!

So, you've been planning to start bicycling ... or maybe you've already started and have a ton of questions. Or maybe ...

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$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

by Elly Blue, Crystal Hartman, Cristy Road, April Streeter and 1 more

Bodies! We've got to have them, but we don't have to hate them. Kick body shame out the door with the aid of this ...

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Our Bodies, Our Bikes

by Elly Blue, Katura Reynolds, Emily June Street and April Streeter

An homage to the classic Our Bodies, Ourselves, this encyclopedic, crowd-sourced compilation of essays, resources, ...

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$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Super Pack!

The first step to dismantling the patriarchy is understanding how it works in our everyday lives. Manspressions by ...

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Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Chris Carlsson

This is the sequel to Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration, an awesome classic that chronicled the ...

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$25 Superpack: Breakup Remedy

by Elly Blue, Natalye Childress, Sarah Mirk and Super Pack!

Uh oh. Suddenly you're single. Maybe you saw it coming a mile away, or maybe it broadsided you. Maybe you're picking ...

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Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

by Elly Blue, Amelia Greenhall, Jessie Kwak, Gretchin Lair and 1 more

In the not-so-distant future, when gasoline is no longer available, humans turn to two-wheeled vehicles to transport ...

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$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Jeff Hayes, Robert Earl Sutter III and 1 more

Here are somemore of Jeff's Favorites. In this one he'd like to take you through the full spectrum of emotion. ...

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Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Meggyn Pomerleau

You've heard of mansplaining, but what about manstitutions? From manologues to manversations, mantrums to manger, the ...

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Everyday Bicycling: How to Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle)

by Elly Blue

Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. ...

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Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

 So would we! But someone's gotta make 'em.

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