Bike Books from Microcosm
Books for new and experienced bicyclists
by Adonia E. Lugo, PhD Author
Bicycle/Race paints an unforgettable picture of Los Angeles—and the United States—from the perspective of…
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by April Streeter Author
A feminist history of bicycling for sport and adventure spans a century of women who changed the world…
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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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A now-classic book that makes the surprising and accessible economic case for bicycling.
by Ethan Clark Author and Shelley Lynn Jackson Author
An updated and expanded edition of our hand-illustrated and accessible introduction to the world of bike repair! Through…
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The only bike repair manual you'll ever need, geared towards people with older bikes.
by Elly Blue Author
Everyday Bicycling is your guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly…
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An entry-point to transportation bicycling perfect for busy people with a lot of responsibilities.
by Emilie Bahr Author
Urban Revolutions is a different kind of cycling book. Author Emilie Bahr draws on her experience as an everyday cyclist…
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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.
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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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,…
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An inspiring and encyclopaedic collection of essays, guides, and reporting about every aspect of gender and bicycling.
C.A.T.S.: Cycling Across Time And Space: 11 Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Bicycling and Cats
by Elly Blue Editor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Cecilia Granata Contributor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, Summer Jewel Keown Contributor and Kathleen Jowitt Contributor
Has your cat been plotting to take command of your spaceship? This and other important questions are tackled in the 11…
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Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventurers
by Lydia Rogue Editor, Elly Blue Series Editor, Charlie Jane Anders Contributor, M. Darusha Wehm Contributor, Tucker Lieberman Contributor and Ether Nepenthes Contributor
2021 Lambda Award Finalist Take a ride with us as we explore a future where trans and nonbinary people are the…
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by Elly Blue Editor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Cecilia Granata Cover, Gretchin Lair Contributor, M. Lopes da Silva Contributor, Taru Luojola Contributor and Jennifer Lee Rossman Contributor
From the great, winged, fire-breathing lizards of the west to the wise, flying serpents of the east, dragons play a…
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by Elly Blue Editor, Elly Bangs Contributor, Monique Cuillerier Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor and Summer Jewel Keown 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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by Elly Blue Editor, Jessie L. Kwak Contributor, Gretchin Lair Contributor, Cynthia Marts Contributor, Maddy Spencer Contributor and Kris Rose 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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by Anna Brones Author and Johanna Kindvall Illustrator
"The rules for living well, if you can call them that, are simple and a pleasure to follow. Eat local and mostly…
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Where sustainable food and transportation meet—a guide for anyone looking to change their life for the healthier and more delicious.
by Andy Singer Author
Today, we're married to our cars. But life behind the wheel of an automobile didn't come naturally to Americans.…
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In text and comics, the history of how rail gave way to roads in every neighborhood in the US.
by Joe Biel Author, Jeff Hayes Contributor, Alice Isley Contributor and Rev Phil Sano Contributor
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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This documentary movie tells the unbelievable back story of how Portland became famous for cycling.
by Joe Biel Author
In the 1890s, bicycling was a cultural activity for the wealthy elite, with a bicycle costing about twenty weeks of a…
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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…
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