Cycling in a global world: introduction to the special section

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Oldenziel, R. and Albert de la Bruheze, A.A. (2012) Cycling in a global world: introduction to the special section. Transfers, 2 (2). 22 - 30. ISSN 2045-4813

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Abstract:During their transnational circulation, bicycles became glocalized as local users tailored them to fit local laws, customs, user preferences and cultures. Bicycles thus acquired many different local meanings as users incorporated them into daily lifes and practices in diverse global settings. To show the importance of 'normalized use', i.e. rural bicycle use, in which cycling became enduring, sustainable, new, old and new again, we need globally grounded histories of mobility.
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Copyright:© 2012 Berghahn
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Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/tranS.2012.020203
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