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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.

$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: Bicycle! Bicycle!

$20 Superpack: Bicycle! Bicycle!

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Shelley Lynn Jackson Author and Super Pack! Author

Get the bicycling inspiration and knowledge you need in this superpack, including:A short, scandalous history of …

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$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

$20 Superpack: Body Positivity Power Pack

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

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 …

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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 Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Al Burian Author, Keith Rosson Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

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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$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

$20 Superpack: DisMANtle the Patriarchy

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Super Pack! Author

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

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$20 Superpack: Get on Your Bike and Ride!

$20 Superpack: Get on Your Bike and Ride!

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

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: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

$20 Superpack: Jeff's Emotional Rollercoaster Pack!

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Jeff Hayes Author, Robert Earl Sutter III Author, Meggyn Pomerleau Author and Super Pack! Author

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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$20 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale!

$20 Superpack: Owning Our Damage Warehouse Sale!

by Super Pack! Author, Tom Neely Author, Craven Rock Author, Taliah Lempert Author, Erik Spellmeyer Author, 7 more

10 books worth $122, yours for just $20... it doesn't get much better than that! Here's a snapshot of …

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$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

$20 Superpack: Rebel Alliance

by Dawson Barrett Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, John Gerlach Author, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author, 5 more

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

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$20 Superpack: The Life-Changing Magic of Fixing Shit Up

$20 Superpack: The Life-Changing Magic of Fixing Shit Up

by Elly Blue Author, Heron Brae Author, Raleigh Briggs Author, Shelley Lynn Jackson Author and Anna Ricklin Author

Ready to get tidy but don't want to chuck all your stuff into a landfill? Open your eyes to the life-changing magic of …

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$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

$25 Superpack: Depression First Aid Kit

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

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

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$25 Superpack: Good Grief

$25 Superpack: Good Grief

by Elly Blue Author, Katie Haegele Author, Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author, Ben Holtzman Author, Anika Ledlow Author, 3 more

With this superpack, we're dialing down right into the hardest stuff. Grief, illness, torture, …

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$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

$25 Superpack: Taking Back Pink

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

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

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$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

$40 Superpack: Color Your Heart Out

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

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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13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

13 Years of Good Luck: The Microcosm Publishing Sampler

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

To celebrate our thirteenth anniversary of publishing books and zines about self-empowerment, we put together this …

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Bicieconomía: Cómo movernos en bicicleta mejorará la economía (si nos lo permitimos)

Bicieconomía: Cómo movernos en bicicleta mejorará la economía (si nos lo permitimos)

by Elly Blue Author and Oscar Montiel Author

La economía del mundo se encuentra en un punto crítico. Durante décadas, hemos fundado …

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Bike Shop Box

Bike Shop Box

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

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

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Bikenomics magnet

Bikenomics magnet

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

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

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Bikenomics zine: How Bicycling Will Save The Economy (If We Let It)

Bikenomics zine: How Bicycling Will Save The Economy (If We Let It)

by Elly Blue Author

In the follow up to her ten-part series on Grist, bicycle activist and journalist Elly Blue continues to dissect the …

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Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

by Elly Blue Author

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

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Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

Bikequity: Money, Class, & Bicycling

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

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

Bikes in Space: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction

by Elly Blue Editor, Katura Reynolds Cover, Kate Berube Contributor, Elizabeth Buchanan Contributor, Nicky Drayden Contributor, 4 more

A powerful tribute to feminist sci-fi about bicycles. It gravitates away from the unfortunately-traditional macho …

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Bikes in Space: Volume II: More feminist science fiction

Bikes in Space: Volume II: More feminist science fiction

by Elly Blue Editor, Elly Bangs Contributor, Elizabeth Buchanan Contributor, Caitlin Giddings Contributor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, 3 more

Bikes in Space is a feminist bicycle science fiction anthology. Started as a zine (and a bit of a joke), it ended up …

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Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

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

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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Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures

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

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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Chainring Heart Feminist Fist enamel pin

Chainring Heart Feminist Fist enamel pin

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Cecilia Granata Author

Show your feminist bicycle power with this enamel pin based on Cecilia Granata's re-imagining of the Schwinn …

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Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

Cycletherapy: Grief and Healing on Two Wheels

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

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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Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism, & Dragons

Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism, & Dragons

by Elly Blue Editor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Cecilia Granata Cover and Gretchin Lair Contributor

From the great, winged, fire-breathing lizards of the west to the wise, flying serpents of the east, dragons play …

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Essential Recipes for all Occasions

Essential Recipes for all Occasions

by Elly Blue Author and Anna Ricklin Author

While most cookbooks feature specialized fare for rare occasions, or worse yet, optional recipes for unique occasions, …

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

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

by Elly Blue Author

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

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