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

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Everyday Bicycling is a guide to everything you need to know to get started riding a bicycle for transportation. Elly Blue introduces you to the basics, including street smarts, bike shopping, dressing professionally, carrying everything from groceries to children to furniture, and riding in all weather. With its positive, practical approach, this book is perfect for anyone who has ever dreamed of riding a bicycle for transportation.

About the Author

Elly Blue is an author and activist who lives in Portland, Oregon. She writes about the economic and equity cases for bicycle transportation.

Praise For…

"Designed to fit in your back pocket while you ride, this slim little zine is part tour-guide, part civic history book, and will bring you up to (ten) speed on Portland's unstoppable bike culture."  —Portlandia IFC

"A super-smart indie writer who keenly understands bike issues and how bikes can help our cities."  —Kevin Buchanan, www.FortWorthology.com

"Bicycling is one thing each of us can do that will have an immediate, positive impact on the environment. This book is an excellent place to start."  —Matthew Modine, actor and founder, Bicycle for a Day

"Bicycling was key to simplifying my life and this book will help you make your life better too. It's like the friend you wish you had who can patiently show you all the details that make bicycling fun rather than frustrating."  —Tammy Strobel, author, Simply Car-free and Smalltopia

"When it comes to bicycling, knowledge is power. This book gives you the knowledge you need to get around under your own steam. It's a real life guide for real people with places to go and things to do."  —Mia Birk, author, Joyride: Pedaling Toward a Healthier Planet

Product Details
ISBN: 9781621067252
ISBN-10: 1621067254
Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
Publication Date: December 1st, 2012
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: DIY