Finding Sidepaths

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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A History of Sharing the Road

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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Help find 1933 Nichibei Shoten (Fuji) catalog

Help find 1933 Nichibei Shoten (Fuji) catalog

Dear internet: I need your help. Do you know any Fuji-obsessed collectors?

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American Flyers

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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Not Even Past

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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