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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.

True Trans Bike Rebel: Taking the Lane #15

True Trans Bike Rebel: Taking the Lane #15

by Elly Bangs, Elly Blue, Lydia Rogue and Trista Vercher

True Trans Bike Rebel is the fifteenth issue of Taking the Lane feminist bike zine. This issue is dedicated to trans, …

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Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

by Elly Bangs, Elly Blue, Monique Cuillerier and Gretchin Lair

As you ride down the intergalactic bike path, you come to a crossroads. Which path will you take? Your choice could …

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Chainring Heart Feminist Fist enamel pin

Chainring Heart Feminist Fist enamel pin

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Cecilia Granata

Show your feminist bicycle power with this enamel pin based on Cecilia Granata's re-imagining of our logo.

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Patch #243: Legalize Blackness

Patch #243: Legalize Blackness

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

For all that our media tries to make other countries scary--"Dangerous Mexico!" "Scary Iran!" "Deadly Columbia!"--forty …

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Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Lauren Hage, Gretchin Lair, Adonia Lugo PhD and Katura Reynolds

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

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Patch #238: Feminist Chainring Fist

Patch #238: Feminist Chainring Fist

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue and Cecilia Granata

Sometimes it's hard to sum up the totality of who you are in a single symbol. Peace signs, anarchy symbols, rainbows, …

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$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

by Elly Blue, Katie Guinn, Taliah Lempert, Tom Neely, Meggyn Pomerleau and Super Pack!

Love to color? Get yourself a copy of all five coloring books we've published. Host a coloring party, give the gift of …

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Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

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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Patch #241: My Feminism Helps You Too

Patch #241: My Feminism Helps You Too

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

So often we are told that feminism means that someone else is losing something. But intersectional feminism doesn't …

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Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

by Kate Berube, Elly Blue, Elizabeth Buchanan, Nicky Drayden, Amelia Greenhall 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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21 Years of Good Trouble: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

21 Years of Good Trouble: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

by Julia Alekseyeva, Lee Baillie, Alexander Barrett, Nate Beaty, Joe Biel and 32 more

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

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$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

by Elly Blue, Kate Lopresti, Erick Lyle, Joshua Ploeg, Meadow Shadowhawk and 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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$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

by Sascha Altman DuBrul, Elly Blue, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN, Anika Ledlow, Super Pack! and Set Sytes

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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$25 Superpack: Good Grief

$25 Superpack: Good Grief

by Elly Blue, Katie Haegele, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN, Ben Holtzman, Anika Ledlow 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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Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

by Elly Blue, Jessie L. Kwak, Gretchin Lair, Cynthia Marts and Maddy Spencer

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

$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

by Dawson Barrett, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, John Gerlach, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN 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

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

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

by Nate Beaty, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Al Burian, Keith Rosson, Sarah Royal and Super Pack!

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B! Get this bundle of B books: …

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

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

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 …

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$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Box Brown, Nicole Georges and Super Pack!

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

Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

by Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Anna Brones, Lauren Hage, Gretchin Lair, Anika Ledlow and Amy Subach

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

The Portland Box

by Alexander Barrett, Elly Blue, Laura O. Foster, Shawn Granton and Meghan Sinnott

Celebrate the awesomeness of Portland with this counter display pack including: • 6 This is …

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Bike Shop Box

Bike Shop Box

by Emilie Bahr, Joe Biel, Elly Blue, Ethan Clark, Shelley Lynn Jackson and Emily June Street

Perfect for the counter at your bike shoppe, we have here:  • 1 Our Bodies, Our …

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Pin #221: Bikenomics

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

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!

$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

$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

by Elly Blue, Crystal Hartman, Cristy Road, April Streeter, Super Pack! and Robert Wildwood

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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$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

$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 Joe …

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Our Bodies, Our Bikes

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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