This is short notice, but avid bicyclists and bike enthusiasts might be interested in a presentation tonight by UW La Crosse professor and historian James Longhurst, who will be talking about his book Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road. He will be at Ben’s Cycle and Fitness, 1018 W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, at 6:30 p.m.
Here’s an announcement from Boswell Book Company, which is co-sponsoring the event:
Bike Battles James Longhurst at Ben’s Cycle and Fitness, Wednesday, September 2, 6:30 pm.
Boswell is excited to co-sponsor an event at Ben’s Cycle and Fitness, located at 1018 W. Lincoln Ave. in Milwaukee, with associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse James Longhurst, author of Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road. Bike Battles has been called a must-read for those interested in public policy and cycling, already lauded as “a significant contribution to the growing literature on the history of American bicycling and the immense, well-established literature on urban policymaking” by Car Country’s Christopher Wells.