I just finished reading Pedal Power, The Quiet Rise of the Bicycle in American Public Life by J. Harry Wray. I highly recommend this read to any one interested in climate change, politics or just the fun of cycling. Wray is a bike enthusiast and Professor of Political Science at De Paul University in Chicago. Dedicated to the idea that biking is an ongoing act of nondestructive living, Pedal Power shows why the dominance of the automobile is yesterday’s idea and edges us closer to a more democratic, multi modal transportation system so essential in the age of global warming.
Pedal Power is available at Paradigm Publishers for $17.00.