Log in to get emails when Elly Blue has something new.

Artist image for Elly Blue

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.

Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Meggyn Pomerleau Illustrator

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

$9.95 2 comments

View Details Quick Shop
On Bicycles: 50 Ways The New Bike Culture Can Change Your Life

On Bicycles: 50 Ways The New Bike Culture Can Change Your Life

by Karl Anderson Author, Elly Blue Author, Shawn Granton Author and Amy Walker Author

Bike culture is exploding in cities like Portland, OR, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Montreal, and Vancouver, BC. …

$16.95

Add to Cart
On Quitting: Tips for Kicking Alcohol

On Quitting: Tips for Kicking Alcohol

by Elly Blue Author

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

$4.00

Add to Cart
Our Bodies, Our Bikes

Our Bodies, Our Bikes

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

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

$14.95 4 comments

View Details Quick Shop
Patch #238: Feminist Chainring Fist

Patch #238: Feminist Chainring Fist

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

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

$3.00

View Details Quick Shop
Patch #241: My Feminism Helps You Too

Patch #241: My Feminism Helps You Too

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

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

$3.00

Add to Cart
Patch #243: Legalize Blackness

Patch #243: Legalize Blackness

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

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

$3.00

Add to Cart
PDX by Bike: Your Guide to Discovering Portland, Oregon by Bicycle

PDX by Bike: Your Guide to Discovering Portland, Oregon by Bicycle

by Elly Blue Author and Meghan Sinnott Author

In this hands-on guide, Meghan and Elly lay out a basic primer for getting your feet wet (often literally) in the City …

$5.00 1 comment

View Details Quick Shop
Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Pedal Zombies: Thirteen Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

by Elly Blue Editor, Amelia Greenhall Contributor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Maddy Spencer Contributor and Emily June Street Contributor

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

$9.95 6 comments

View Details Quick Shop
Pin #221: Bikenomics

Pin #221: Bikenomics

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

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

$1.00

Add to Cart
The Portland Box

The Portland Box

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

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

$156.00

Add to Cart
The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

The Post-Structuralist Vulva Coloring Book

by Meggyn Pomerleau Illustrator and Elly Blue Editor

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

$14.95 4 comments

View Details Quick Shop
Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

Shift Happens: Critical Mass at 20

by Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author and Chris Carlsson Author

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

$20.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #314: If I Had Biked Today This Parking Spot Would Be Yours (car sticker)

Sticker #314: If I Had Biked Today This Parking Spot Would Be Yours (car sticker)

by Elly Blue Author

Got a car? Put it to work doing bicycle advocacy when it would otherwise just be sitting there! Let other drivers know …

$2.00

View Details Quick Shop
Sticker #315: Internet Antidote

Sticker #315: Internet Antidote

by Elly Blue Author

Eyes glazed over? Fingers hurt from all that typing? Head filled with anger from that thing someone said in a comment? …

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #316: I Believe in Bicycles

Sticker #316: I Believe in Bicycles

by Elly Blue Author

You gotta believe in something.

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #317: Feminist Machine

Sticker #317: Feminist Machine

by Elly Blue Author

That is what a feminist machine looks like. In case anyone was wondering.

$1.00

View Details Quick Shop
Sticker #319: Bike Love

Sticker #319: Bike Love

by Elly Blue Author

A simple message about how you really feel. Don't let the world's road rage get in the way!

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #320: Bicycling Saved My Life

Sticker #320: Bicycling Saved My Life

by Elly Blue Author

Everything changes when you start biking, often for the better.

$1.00

View Details Quick Shop
Sticker #321: Ann Strong quote

Sticker #321: Ann Strong quote

by Elly Blue Author

"A bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it …

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #322: All-Weather Cyclist

Sticker #322: All-Weather Cyclist

by Elly Blue Author

Rain, snow, hail, wind, sun, drizzle, frost, fog, torrential mist: You ride through it all!

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #324: On Your Left!

Sticker #324: On Your Left!

by Elly Blue Author

A good place to pass other cyclists, and perhaps another sort of statement of your relative position and velocity.

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #325: Conan Doyle quote

Sticker #325: Conan Doyle quote

by Elly Blue Author

"When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth …

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #326: My Taxes Pay for Your Roads

Sticker #326: My Taxes Pay for Your Roads

by Elly Blue Author

Basically, Bikenomics in six words on one sticker. 

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #328: Fat and Proud

Sticker #328: Fat and Proud

by Elly Blue Author

Whether you ride a fat-tired bike or happen to sport a fabulously large body, you've got a lot to be proud of. Say …

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #329: Space Sharks

Sticker #329: Space Sharks

by Elly Blue Author and Katura Reynolds Author

The space shark is an endangered life form, with only a small breeding population remaining in the upper Andromeda …

$1.00

Add to Cart
Sticker #330: This Vehicle Runs on Beer

Sticker #330: This Vehicle Runs on Beer

by Elly Blue Author

You may not need gasoline to power your bicycle, but you do need something. Preferably a locally-produced, renewable …

$1.00

View Details Quick Shop
Sticker #331: All Lanes are Bike Lanes

Sticker #331: All Lanes are Bike Lanes

by Elly Blue Author

Sick of being pushed off to the side of the road to dodge gravel and pot holes? Tired of being treated like you …

$1.00

Add to Cart