Session I: Is There a Bicycle Culture? Speakers: Chris Carlsson, Luis Vivanco, and Kevin Wehr April 16, 2013 10:45 am This week, we’ll be posting about our Davis symposium panelists, starting with the opening session, “Is There a Bicycle Culture?” (Spoiler alert: there are many bike cultures.) To begin the conversation about bicycling and culture, … Read more
We’ve finalized our lineup of 18 researchers and advocates who will be speaking at the Bicicultures Roadshow bike conference April 16-17 at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame in Davis, California. Click here to see the schedule. The symposium is open to the public. Registration will be open until Monday, April 8. For the next … Read more
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. … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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.