All posts by Jesse Gant

Bicycling Renaissance: a Bike Boom of Old (With Lessons for the New)

An interview with Dr. Evan Friss about the 1890s bicycling revolution in the United States.


Bike Battles: A Conversation on the Road with James Longhurst

A new book by historian James Longhurst profiles the long and contested history of bicycling and (spoiler alert!) the not-so-open road in the United States.


Shifting Gears: Rethinking Bicycling in Wisconsin

From “improved” velocipedes on skis to a Good Roads Movement, the history of bicycling is more surprising and wide-reaching than one might expect.