UC Davis Cultural Studies Professor Sarah McCullough, PhD, discusses the renegades of bike culture in a couple of previous American bike booms.
From its earliest days, the development of bicycling has been dominated by adrenaline junkies out for a thrill, with a good dose of counter-cultural influence to balance the blend.
To learn more about the crew of people who shuttled up Mount Tamalpais on their Schwinn cruisers, watch “Klunkerz,” a documentary about the early days of Marin County mountain biking.
Via Bike Hugger, who was in my neck of the woods riding my roads earlier this week.
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