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#RecognizeKSRU Short stories about dragons and bicycling, from across time, space, genres, and cultural traditions.
#RecognizeKSRU Short stories about dragons and bicycling, from across time, space, genres, and cultural traditions.
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    Ebook only

    Just the ebook! Epub, mobi, and pdf formats. These get created a little later than our printed books, so we'll deliver them closer to the February publication date. Add $10 to any other reward level to add an ebook!

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    Dragon Bike

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    Dragon Bike and poster

    Along with your copy of Dragon Bike (well, technically, separately in a poster tube), we'll send you a poster of Cecilia Granata's gorgeous wraparound cover art.

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    Dragon Bike & a Bicycle T-shirt!

    A copy of dragon bike, plus a bicycle-themed t-shirt. We'll choose the color and style; you'll choose your size in the rewards survey after the project ends. Sizes: "Unisex" XS - 2X and curvy-fit (aka "women's") S-XL.

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    Feminist bicycle sci-fi starter kit

    An introduction to the genre! Includes Dragon Bike, plus earlier volumes Bikes in Space #2 and Pedal Zombies. Plus a space shark sticker!

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    Two copies of Dragon Bike

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    Tip Your Authors!

    Want to support the arts a little extra? At this level, you'll get a copy of Dragon Bike, and the remainder of your pledge will make a nice tip to distribute between the contributors, who do this stuff for love and also will accept money. In this case, they'll get a bit of both. Thank you!

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    Bad Dragon (Flash Sale!)

    For only the final 3 days of this project, get a Bad Dragon themed superpack! (If you don't know what that is, don't google it at work...) This book doesn't have any sex scenes, but you can get your sexy rewards here! Includes a copy of Dragon Bike, plus Dr. Faith's sex-life-enhancing book Unf*ck Your Intimacy, and the sex toy zines Sex Tools and Go F*ck Yourself. (Sorry, the items in this flash sale are NOT included in the $150 All the Books reward level)

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    Dragon's Hoard (Flash sale!)

    Quick, the dragon’s away! We stole some from books from their hoard while they were terrorizing the countryside — see what you get in the mail! This limited-time reward includes Dragon Bike plus 10 other books, snagged from the belly of the beast! (The other books may be slightly hoard-worn.) (Sorry, this limited reward is NOT included in the $150 All the Books reward)

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    Feminist Bicycle Basics

    Want an introduction to the feminist bicycle revolution? Along with your copy of Dragon Bike, you'll get bike culture and riding primer Urban Revolutions and an encyclopedic compendium Our Bodies, Our Bikes. Plus we'll throw in a feminist sticker for your bike!

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    Strange Fiction

    Love to read weird fiction? Enjoy Dragon Bike, plus the weirdest of the other fiction (well, some arguably straddle the fiction/nonfiction line...like we said, they're weird) books Microcosm has published, including The Velocipede Races, Born to Be Weird, Please Let Me Help, and God, Forgive these Bastards.

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    Feminist Bicycle Extravaganza

    A bunch of feminist bicycle zines and books! Along with Dragon Bike, you'll soon be reading Urban Revolutions, Our Bodies, Our Bikes, and Pedal, Stretch, Breathe -- plus a bunch of zines, including Taking the Lane #11 & #12, Stoked on Spokes, and the story of Kittie Knox. Plus we'll throw in a feminist bike sticker.

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    Bikes in Space - the full set

    Woohoo! Get all the Bikes in Space books at once here and feast your heart on feminist bicycle science fiction. You'll get Dragon Bike, of course, plus all the past volumes: Bikes in Space 1 & 2, Pedal Zombies, Biketopia, and Bikes Not Rockets. Plus Emily June Street's novel The Velocipede Races. Aaaaand a space shark sticker.

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    Teenage Riot

    Along with Dragon Bike (which touches on some heavy topics but is still teen friendly), this reward level includes some books that teens can enjoy as much as adults: Teenage Rebels, Firebrands, The Velocipede Races, Edible Secrets, Amica's World, and the teen-written zine How to Not Be a Dick.

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    Ten Copies of Dragon Bike

    10 paperback copies of Dragon Bike, perfect for your board game store, book club, bicycle advocacy group board, con merch table, holiday gifts, or whatever suits your needs.

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    Treat Your Authors!

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    All the Books and Zines!

    Your very own copy of Dragon Bike, plus one copy each of all the Microcosm-published books and zines offered in the other rewards in this project! So much to read!

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    Treat Your Authors Deluxely!

    You're an extremely generous and awesome supporter of the arts! At this level, you'll get a copy of Dragon Bike mailed to you, and the rest of your pledge is distributed between the contributors, treating them each to the approximate value of a satisfying lunch, a good new notebook, a copy of their muse's new book, a chunk out of their wifi bill, or whatever it is that keeps their creativity flowing. Thank you!

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