Get Rad Be Radical is an annual publication by WTF Bikexplorers that changes the way women, trans, femme, and non-binary people are depicted and represented in the bicycle adventure community.
The first issue, It’s About Bikes, But Not About Bikes, creates a platform where everyone can see and experience what it means to be a FTWN-B person who shreds—featuring 20 contributors focused on themes discussed at the past WTF Bikexplorers Summits from 2018-2019.
Personal stories include Izzy Sederbaum’s reflections on how shredding the patriarchy starts within and Río Oxas’ poetic expressions on how bicycles are meditation and medicine for your soul. Historical narratives include Tessa Hull’s research on WTF adventures from the early days of cycling and Kaitlyn Boyle’s primer about public lands. Practical how to’s include Sarah Swallow’s detailed notes on how to create a route from scratch, and WTF Mid-Atlantic’s structure on how to build an inclusive cycling group. In addition, Sam Scipio’s illustrated bikepacking pack list includes a takeaway for readers to use on their next bicycle trip. Throughout the publication, interweaved are past and present programs from WTF BX to memorialize the FTWN-B cycling community and to usher the organization into its next chapter.
*Important note: Accessibility is crucial to us. If you are a Black, Indigenous, and/or Person of Color and cannot access this content due to financial circumstances please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Get Rad Be Radical is about bikes, but not really about bikes. 112 pages + illustrated bikepacking pack list. Publication size is 6” x 9”. Shipping internationally and stockist locations are available.
Contributors: Alley/Ramon Reyes, Allison Clark, Angelica Casaverde, Danielle Parnes, Ester Song, Gritchelle Fallesgon, Izzy Sederbaum, Kailey Kornhauser, Kaitlyn Boyle, Kimberly Wiman, Kurt Refsnider, Mary Lytle, Patricia Casaverde, Rie Sawada, Río Oxas, Sal, Sam Scipio, Sarah Swallow, Tessa Hulls, Yaretzi Juarez Reyes
Creative Director & Editor: Molly Sugar
Assistant Editor: Whitney Ford-Terry
Visit or order online from these shops to get a copy of GRBR locally!
Back Alley Bike Repair
(Santa Cruz, CA)
The Common Wheel
Golden Saddle Cyclery
(Los Angeles, CA)
Oak City Cycling
Portland Gear Hub
Road Crew Coffee & Cycles
(St. Louis, MO)
(Portland, OR & Nagoya, Japan)
Sic Transit Cycles
(Ann Arbor, MI)
Specialized Santa Cruz Experience Center
(Santa Cruz, CA)
*Are you a book shop or bike shop interested in carrying Get Rad Be Radical? Please contact us at email@example.com. Minimum orders of 10 and WTF pays for shipping to you in U.S. only.
How can I contribute to Get Rad Be Radical?
WTF BX will be announcing an open call for submissions for the second issue of Get Rad Be Radical in early 2021.
If you would like to contribute to our online blog, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will you be releasing the publication digitally?
We will be selecting a few pieces to post online in the next few months. But at this time, the entire publication will only be available in print.
Are you shipping the publication outside of the United States?
Yes, we ship internationally.
Canada shipping = $12
Mexico shipping = $15
Everywhere else = $17
Do you sell wholesale?
Yes, wholesale is available for the U.S. only. For wholesale pricing please contact us at email@example.com.
Do you offer eco-friendly shipping?
Yes! GRBR is shipped in eco-friendly poly-recycled mailers and inside cardboard padding from EcoEnclose.
Where did you get the publication printed?
GRBR was printed in East Peioria, Illinois by Versa Press, Inc.
How can I share the publication?
You can view the Get Rad Be Radical publication media kit here.
How can I be a supporter for the publication?
To support the 2021 issue of Get Rad Be Radical please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org