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Biking Zines

A sampling from the Bikes category of the adult zine collection. They touch on bike repair, bike trips, BMX bike culture, and women and cycling. Enjoy! Though you won't find zines in the catalog, you can find the collection in the First Floor: New and Featured Department at the Main Library, or peruse it below.

Browse Zines at LibraryThing

 

Kerbloom#76

The January/February 2009 issue of Artnoose's 100% letter-pressed personal zine contains an essay reflecting on a transformative Pacific Coast bike trip the author took with her friend Scott.

 

Glossolia #4: Bike Like You Mean It

This zine discusses the author's lifelong love affair with cycling, detailing her bike trips through Washington, Oregon, California, and Arizona.

 

Next Stop Adventure #2

Matt's description of his three-month bike trip from North Carolina to Portland includes beautiful views, strange overnights and Lollapalooza.

 

Da' Groove (multiple issues)

BMX zine from the '90s out of North Carolina.

 

Chainbreaker (multiple issues)

Primarily written by Shelley Jackson, with contributions from others. Topics are women bike mechanics, bike how-tos, women cyclists and harassment, bike culture in other countries, and more.

 

Dames on Frames #3

More feminist biking goodness from the Velocipede-equipped ladies at GearUP!

 

Traditional Sounds and Sights #1

Poem-like description of Matt's bike trip in the Shenandoah Valley.