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Diverse stories exploring pedal-powered visions of humanity's race to the stars... or just to survive.
Diverse stories exploring pedal-powered visions of humanity's race to the stars... or just to survive.
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    Bikes Not Rockets

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    Two copies of Bikes Not Rockets

    One for you, one for a friend. Add an extra $5 and we'll mail the one to your friend (if they're in the US).

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    A Few More Bikes in Space

    At this level, you'll get Bikes Not Rockets plus the original two Bikes in Space volumes. A splendid introduction to the genre!

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    Bikes in Space back catalog

    You'll get Bikes Not Rockets (#5), plus Pedal Zombies (#3) and the original two volumes. #4 is temporarily out of print, a victim of its own popularity, so instead you'll get Emily June Street's awesome Bikes in Space novel The Velocipede Races.

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    Books for Teens

    At this reward level, you'll get your own copy of Bikes Not Rockets shipped to you, plus we'll donate 3 more copies to teen students at an urban high school. Add $10 for each extra copy you'd like to donate! (We'll throw in some of our other teen-friendly books, too.)

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    Feminist Bicycle bookshelf

    You'll get a copy of Bikes Not Rockets, all the Bikes in Space books at the $40 level, plus copies of Our Bodies, Our Bikes, Pedal, Stretch, Breathe, The Culinary Cyclist, Cycletherapy, and Taking the Lane zines #11 and #12.

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    Car Sinister review

    Pledge this amount and you'll get a copy of Bikes Not Rockets, plus I will read and write a review of the 1979 Car Sinister anthology of science fiction stories about cars by men (including one by George R.R. Martin, who wasn't yet famous enough to be named on the cover).

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    Ten copies of Bikes Not Rockets

    Perfect for book groups, science fiction themed boutiques, nerdy extended families, and prolific gift givers.

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    You choose the book review

    At this level, you'll get a copy of Bikes Not Rockets, plus tell me a sci fi/fantasy book, movie, or story and I'll write a review from a feminist/bicyclist perspective. It can be as terrible or wonderful or problematic as you like. This one is always fun!

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    Donate books for a high school classroom

    Back at this level, and we'll send you a copy of Bikes Not Rockets for yourself, plus we'll donate enough books for a classroom at an under-served high school (and we'll throw in some of our other teen-friendly books, too).

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