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Joe Biel is a self-made #ActuallyAutistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. He is the founder/manager of Microcosm Publishing and co-founder of the Portland Zine Symposium. He tours with his films on the Dinner and Bikes program and has been featured in Time Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Utne Reader, Portland Mercury, Oregonian, Broken Pencil, Readymade, Punk Planet, Profane Existence, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll. He is the author of People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business, Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business on the Spectrum, Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior, Make a Zine, The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting, Beyond the Music, Bamboozled, Bipedal, By Pedal, and more. He is the director of the documentaries Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, If It Ain't Cheap, It Ain't Punk, Of Dice & Men, $100 & A T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film series. The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy." His work can be found at joebiel.net

Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

Aftermass: How Portland Became North America's #1 Cycling Mecca

by Joe Biel, Jeff Hayes, Alice Isley and Rev Phil Sano

The world looks to Portland, Oregon as an example of how bicycle culture can blossom out of the ruinous freeways of …

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Patch #237: Evolution Gal

Patch #237: Evolution Gal

by Joe Biel

If you feel like bicycling makes your life better, the world better, and helps you be your best self, this patch is for …

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Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

Sticker #361: Don't Tread On Me!

by Joe Biel

 "Don't Tread on Me" is a timeless sentiment but it has special meaning for those who find themselves staring down …

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Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

Fair & Balanced T-Shirt

by Joe Biel

In this day and age of overwhelming and misleading media headlines, we present the first "fair" and "balanced" t-shirt. …

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Sticker #360: Being Apolitical is a Privilege

Sticker #360: Being Apolitical is a Privilege

by Joe Biel

With great power comes great responsibility. Use your privilege wisely.

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Kittie Knox Remembered

Kittie Knox Remembered

by Joe Biel

Katherine “Kittie” T Knox (1874-1900) challenged perceptions of race and gender in the national spotlight from a …

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$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

$25 Superpack: The Portland Pack

by Randy Albright, Alexander Barrett, Nate Beaty, Joe Biel and Shawn Granton

Here it is! Get yr Bicycles Allowed Full Lane patch, Zinester's Guide to Portland, This is Portland, and Aftermass with …

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Bikenomics

Bikenomics

by Joe Biel

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

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One Fewer Truck

One Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel

What's that? You have to take the kids to school, the dog to the park, and pickup the groceries on the way home? You …

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Sticker #312: Proud, Taxpaying Bicyclist

Sticker #312: Proud, Taxpaying Bicyclist

by Joe Biel and Elly Blue

Given how the money is doled out, you may not always be proud to pay taxes, but it's likely that you are paying them, …

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Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

Alive with Vigor: Surviving Your Adventurous Lifestyle

by Buck Angel, Joe Biel, Natalye Childress, Lauren Hage, Ayun Halliday and 3 more

Alive With Vigor! compiles stories of surviving—and thriving—from a wide spectrum of contributors. Deeply personal …

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Sticker #311: Evolution Cruiser Bicycle

Sticker #311: Evolution Cruiser Bicycle

by Joe Biel

As we ride more modern and practical citybikes, sometimes it's important to let your hair flow, put on your skirtguard, …

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Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

Put the Fun Between Your Legs sweatshirt

by Joe Biel

We've been hearing about how we should make this into a sweatshirt for over a decade and so we did! There are fourteen …

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Evolution Cruiser T-Shirt

Evolution Cruiser T-Shirt

by Joe Biel

For nearly as long as the original evolution t-shirt has been designed, people have been asking for a variant. Gender …

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Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

Bamboozled: An Incarcerated Boxer Goes Undercover for John McCain's Boxing Bill

by Joe Biel

In this introspective exploration of former boxer Joey Torrey's life, his past, his murder conviction, and his more …

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Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

by Joe Biel, Matt Hern and Cristy Road

It ain't easy being a kid these days. For the first time in generations, today's teens have worse prospects ahead of …

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Patch #234: Health and Money

Patch #234: Health and Money

by Joe Biel

You know, we all keep looking for more ways to improve our health and save money. But the most basic and obvious steps …

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$20 Superpack: Occupy History

$20 Superpack: Occupy History

by Joe Biel, justseeds.org, Mia Partlow & Michael Hoerger, Shaun Slifer, Abner Smith and Bec Young

A fabulous set about various heroic and duplicitous deeds! From Firebrands to all six in print volumes of the CIA Makes …

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The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting: Dark Deeds & Derring-Do from 1950 to Today

by Joe Biel, Gena Mason, Scotty Mylxine, Keith Rosson and Abner Smith

These five case studies offer a chilling glimpse into the negligence, greed, murder, and at times comical …

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Sticker #149: Put The Fun Between Your Legs (square)

Sticker #149: Put The Fun Between Your Legs (square)

by Joe Biel

Get your mind out of the gutter! Or don't. That's cool too.

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Patch #055: One Less Car

Patch #055: One Less Car

by Joe Biel and Matte Resist

Celebrate bicycles! You're one less car on the road, doing your small part for planet Earth. So here's a patch for your …

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Patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt style)

Patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs (shirt style)

by Joe Biel

It's true! The bicycle—it's so much fun! And if you take it sexually, well...you can work that out with your …

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Patch #002: Evolution

Patch #002: Evolution

by Joe Biel

By now, other than than Ann Coulter, we've mostly agreed that humans evolved from apes. But the science is still out. …

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big patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

big patch #078: Put the Fun Between Your Legs

by Joe Biel

What's more fun than riding a bike? Perhaps riding two bikes on a date? Let us know!

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Sticker #087: Evolution

Sticker #087: Evolution

by Joe Biel

Of course evolution went this way; exactly.

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$20 Superpack: Early Life Crisis Survival Pack

$20 Superpack: Early Life Crisis Survival Pack

by Joe Biel, John Gerken, Ben Holtzman, Shaun Slifer, Super Pack!, Robert Wildwood and Bec Young

We know that times can be tough. Crises don't always wait til you're 40. Graduating from high school or college, trying …

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Patch #230: Live Free or Drive

Patch #230: Live Free or Drive

by Joe Biel

New Hampshire, the "Live Free or Die" state sits in a nice complement to Oregon, the unofficial "Live Free or …

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Patch #231: One Less/Fewer Truck

Patch #231: One Less/Fewer Truck

by Joe Biel

Gotta get the kids to school, groceries back from the store, and lumber to the job site? Look no more! Get your cycle …

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel

Ever notice how social change happens?  1) People get educated... say, at the library 2) A person gets thinking …

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