How does bicycle advocacy confront issues of race, class, and gentrification? Bike Lanes are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning examines the problems that can arise when communities focus on the white upwardly mobile bicyclist at the expense of the many working class and people of color on bikes. Author Melody Hoffman studies three … More Bike Lanes Are White Lanes
We are happy to announce that the video recordings from the Bicicultures Roadshow in Davis now available for public viewing. All sessions are now viewable at the Davis Media Access website. They are arranged from last presentation to first on the site, so watch from the bottom up if you wish to view them in … More Bicicultures Roadshow Video Debut
We are pleased to announce that registration for the Bicicultures Roadshow is officially open! The preliminary program for the critical bicycling studies conference in Davis is also posted. The Roadshow will feature an exciting lineup of participants exploring the relationship between bicycling and cultural change. Keep watching here for further updates on presenters and attendees. … More Bicicultures Roadshow Registration Open
Discussions about gender and cycling on the Bicicultures listserv prompted us to bring the conversation to the blog. Two biciculturistas from different backgrounds were asked to share their reactions to a chapter on “Women in Cycling” by Jan Garrard, Susan Handy and Jennifer Dill in the recently published book, City Cycling. Looking at Women on Bicycles … More Two Perspectives on Research in Women & Cycling
Bicicultures Roadshow: The Critical Bicycling Studies Tour de California Call for Participants April 16-17, 2013 in Davis, California What is it? The Bicicultures Roadshow will be a time for activists and researchers to talk, ride, eat, and play as we discuss and experience bicycling cultures. At this two-day conference, we will grapple with the shifting … More Bicicultures Roadshow Call for Participants
This website will soon feature the work of the Bicicultures workgroup, a network of academic researchers studying the social and cultural life of bicycling in the Americas.