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Roads Were Not Built For Cars is a history book exploring the role of US & UK cyclists in improving highways for everybody.
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    Pledge £1 or more About US$ 2

    Help me dig up more hidden highway history, then bask in the warm glow of philanthropic joy knowing you're supporting my research work. No products provided at this level, of course, but you'll get a credit in the book supporters panel and backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 7

    I'll send you a personally-signed thank-you postcard featuring one of the archive illustrations used in the book. You'll also go in the book as a core supporter and get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £16 or more About US$ 22

    KINDLE VERSION: Photo-rich version of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent digitally via Amazon. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the Kindle version & on the blog. Kindle version will be full-colour and contain lots of links and hi-res photos and illustrations. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £18 or more About US$ 25

    iPAD VERSION: Interactive iPad version of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent digitally via Apple's iBookstore. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the iBook & on the blog. iPad version will be full-colour and contain video, lots of links and hi-res photos and illustrations. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £21 or more About US$ 29

    PRINT BOOK, UK: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a UK postal address. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you or a recipient and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £31 or more About US$ 42

    PRINT BOOK, INTERNATIONAL: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent airmail to a non-UK postal address (plus postage). Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £31 or more About US$ 42

    BOOK/KINDLE COMBO, UK: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a UK postal address. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you or a recipient and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, Kindle version as above. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £33 or more About US$ 45

    BOOK/iPAD COMBO, UK: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a UK postal address. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you or a recipient and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, iPad version as above. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £41 or more About US$ 55

    BOOK/KINDLE COMBO, INTERNATIONAL: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a non-UK postal address (plus postage). Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, Kindle version as above. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £43 or more About US$ 58

    BOOK/iPAD COMBO, INTERNATIONAL: Printed copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a non-UK postal address (plus postage). Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you and signed. Colour cover, mono inside. Plus, iPad version as above. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £105 or more About US$ 141

    KARL KRON PAGE: One full-colour hardback copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, plus the iPad version.Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus your name (or company or friend/relative) featured on the Karl Kron page in the front of all versions of the book. Karl Kron was an American writer who crowd-sourced the funding for the publication of his cycling book in 1887. This Victorian Kickstarter-style project was unusual for the time - more details in the next update. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £275 or more About US$ 369

    PRESENTATION, UK: One full-colour hardback copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, plus the iPad version, plus I'll travel anywhere in the UK - by bike and train - to give an illustrated talk to a club, society or organisation on the subject matter of Roads Were Not Built For Cars. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    Pledge £415 or more About US$ 556

    COMMERCIAL BACKER LEVEL: Blog & mass distribution PDF ads package, plus copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars book, plus the iPad version. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    HARDBACK/iPAD COMBO, UK: Printed, full-colour hardback copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a UK postal address. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you or a recipient and signed. You also get the iPad version. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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    HARDBACK/iPAD COMBO, INTERNATIONAL: Printed, full-colour hardback copy of Roads Were Not Built For Cars, sent to a non-UK postal address. Your name, or a recipient's name, can be printed in the book supporters panel in the book & on the blog. Plus, book can be personalised to you or a recipient and signed. You also get the iPad version. Plus, invites to the Newcastle, Ripley and Coventry launch parties. Plus a personally signed postcard featuring an archive illustration used in the book. You'll also get backer-only updates.

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