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Seven Days Features UVM Anthropologists’ Historic Burlington Bike Tour

Luis Vivanco, associate professor of anthropology and author of the recent book Reconsidering the Bicycle, donned a period costume of striped woolen vest, knickers and button-down cap, according to this Seven Days story, to lead a 9-mile, 3 hour bicycle tour of Burlington, pausing to lecture on spots of significance to cycling here in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The piece segues into Vivanco’s and others’ concerns about the true bike-friendliness of contemporary Burlington. Read the story...