Category Archives: Read and roll

Why ride an old bicycle?

Old reminds A bicycle that has grown old with you has a history. Your history. You turned it into the path and followed the path. The sun was at a certain angle. The clouds looked like animals or hats. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Survived the Cull: Eleven Bicycle Books

Last week I got rid of some books. Easy enough, you think—most of them were old, some of them were simplistic, all of them had to do with bicycle racing. Well, surprise, surprise: I didn’t get rid of all my … Continue reading

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The goal: Riding every day in April

You should, too–even if it means riding two or three bicycles more than once. Head over to and make your own pledge to keep the rubber side down and your head up high–every day in April. It’s easy. As … Continue reading

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Why you should read Bicycle Quarterly

Imagine Edward Hopper bringing a big rubber stamp down on Nighthawks. COMPLETED BY HOPPER, JANUARY 21, 1942. Continue reading

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Polcer publishes, Citi Bike billed, Indy plans

While New York has millions of stories, “New York Bike Style” has only so many pages. The book and several of the bicycles within it are fixed. Continue reading

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