Bike Battles

Reconsidering the Victory Bike in WWII

Surprisingly, the WWII Victory Bike program hobbled manufacturing and severely limited bicycle use.
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Reconsidering the Victory Bike in WWII

Las Batallas de la Bici

Bike Battles is now in translation as Las Batallas de la Bici by Katakrak Press of Pamplona, Spain.
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Las Batallas de la Bici

Finding Sidepaths

How an enterprising librarian helped me find an obscure source that uncovered new bicycle history -- and how I'm making sure it's no longer difficult for other researchers to locate.
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Finding Sidepaths

A History of Sharing the Road

Bike lanes, busways, sharrows and sidewalks do not represent encroachments on a space that is the exclusive province of the automobile.
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A History of Sharing the Road

Help find 1933 Nichibei Shoten (Fuji) catalog

Dear internet: I need your help. Do you know any Fuji-obsessed collectors?
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Help find 1933 Nichibei Shoten (Fuji) catalog

American Flyers

You may not have noticed, but it's the thirtieth anniversary of the movie American Flyers. Can this Hollywood production tell us anything about the history of bicycling in America?
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American Flyers

Not Even Past

I saw strange marks in the asphalt: sharp gouges that looked as if dragons had clawed at the surface of the road.
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Not Even Past

Cyclists need the LWCF

The untimely and inexplicable death of the Land and Water Conservation Fund deserves the attention of urban cyclists, city planners, and biking advocates. **UPDATED** with news of limited reauthorization!
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Cyclists need the LWCF

Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road

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