American Cycling and Its Discontents. Review of:Guroff, Margaret, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016) and Hoffmann, Melody L., Bike Lanes Are White Lanes: Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2016).

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150-152
Number of pages3
JournalTransfers. Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

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