Bike Books from Microcosm

Books for new and experienced bicyclists

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

by Elly Blue

A now-classic book that makes the surprising and accessible economic case for bicycling.

View Details $14.95 10 comments

Urban Revolutions: A Woman's Guide to Two-Wheeled Transportation

by Emilie Bahr

The urban bicycle movement explained alongside tips for beginning commuters. The only book of its kind from a southern woman's perspective. Our graphic designer became a bike commuter after laying this out.

View Details $14.95 9 comments

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

by Elly Blue

An entry-point to transportation bicycling perfect for busy people with a lot of responsibilities.

View Details $9.95 21 comments

Chainbreaker Bike Book: An Illustrated Manual of Radical Bicycle Maintenance, Culture, & History

by Ethan Clark and Shelley Lynn Jackson

The only bike repair manual you'll ever need, geared towards people with older bikes.

View Details $15.00 27 comments

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 ...

View Details $9.95 4 comments

Why We Drive: The Past, Present, and Future of Automobiles in America

by Andy Singer

In text and comics, the history of how rail gave way to roads in every neighborhood in the US.

View Details $13.95 8 comments

Our Bodies, Our Bikes

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

An inspiring and encyclopaedic collection of essays, guides, and reporting about every aspect of gender and bicycling.

View Details $14.95 4 comments

The Culinary Cyclist: A Cookbook and Companion for the Good Life

by Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall

Where sustainable food and transportation meet—a guide for anyone looking to change their life for the healthier and more delicious.

View Details $9.95 11 comments

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

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

This documentary movie tells the unbelievable back story of how Portland became famous for cycling.

View Details $19.95 8 comments

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

by Elly Blue

The zine that came before the book, this is a pocket-sized guide to the economic whys of city cycling.

Add to Cart $5.00

A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

by Shelley Lynn Jackson

A short pamphlet covering basic bike repair skills that anyone can learn.

Add to Cart $3.00 5 comments

Sticker #102: I heart My Bike

by Joe Biel

This sticker is pretty self explanatory. If you love your bike, perhaps you need a sticker to make sure everyone else ...

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