Elly Blue is an author and activist who lives in Portland, OR and writes about bicycle transportation. She is the author ofEveryday Bicycling: Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle) andBikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy. Anika Ledlow studied sociology at Reed College. Contributors to this volume include Anna Brones, Joe Biel, Gretchin Lair, Karen Canady, Connie Oehring, Julie Brooks, Lauren Hage, Sara Tretter, Lindsay Kandra, Jamie Passaro, Erin Fox, Amy Subach, Katherine Hodges, and Barb Grover. Cover art is by Kenton Hoppas.
Praise for Cycletherapy:
There's a strong connection between moving the body and soothing the heart, and these gorgeous essays--by turns touching, defiant, and inspiring--drive (or should I say ride) the point home. Whether you bike as a form of political resistance or as a means to cart your kids to school, you'll find something to connect to in this sweet, tough book. --Katie Haegele, Slip of the Tongue and White Elephants
They're short, personal pieces, and include interviews, fiction,
a diary, and information about bike zines. It's one to dip into,
and find something that touches you. --Pro Women's Cycling
Praise for volumes in the previous series:
The authors do not attempt to speak for everyone, and they do not attempt to convince; they simply share their own experiences and thoughts--in a manner that is almost alarmingly unguarded in an era of self-conscious and self-defensive blog writing we are all growing increasingly used to. --Constance Winters, Lovely Bicycle