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"Life Is a Bike" Column
By Gianna Bellofatto
Late Spring is an early morning rider's paradise and a reminder that we share the road not only with motorists and other cyclists, but with the other creatures of the animal kingdom. And sometimes we even have to duck, as you will read in the 11th essay in this series by our longtime columnist.
The Next 30 Years
(How About the Next 50?) By
Cycling essayist's penchant for the country music tunes him into thinking about the next half of his life. Will he be parking the two-wheeler for good or singing in the saddle at 100?
Safety Bike: Three
Centuries of Service By
Mason St. Clair
Speaking of oldies-but-goodies, the "safety bike" - the bicycle with two wheels of equal size - has served humanity quite well for 300 years. This is an original verse by the editor and founder of the Wire Donkey Bike Zine.
Review: It's Not About the Bike (My Journey Back to Life)
The owner and founder of Experience Plus! bicycling and walking tour company critiques Lance's classic autobiography, while recalling his own racing years.
Review: Two Great Books...Spokesongs and Metal Cowboy
It's two fine riders as two fine writers, similar in experience, yet each with his own voice. Rick Price compares, contrasts, critiques and celebrates these collections penned from the saddle-eye-view.
Biker Biff by Bob Lafay
A new addition to our corps of cycling cartoonists, we welcome Mr. Lafay, whose clever and sometimes topical works have appeared in Dirt Rag, Hanggliding and The Wire Donkey Bike Zine. This is first 'toon in The Bicycle Exchange, but more will soon follow: #1
Cyclotoon by Neal Skorpen
Neal's refreshing and timely Cyclotoons celebrate the bicycle and slam the automobile. His work has appeared in Oregon Cycling, Cycling Utah, The Comic News and other papers. Click on his newest cartoon contribution to The Bicycle Exchange: #5
Hindsight by Jerry Kern
You'll dig the simple flair of our new cartoonist from New Berlin, IL.
Another timely selection from the Ghost of Features Past.
Getting Your Bike Ready For Spring
Shop proprietor offers simple, helpful tips for one and all.
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