Future Recumbent Bicycle Cartoon by Daniel Burdick

Around the time the Winnebiko II was starting to give way to the Winnebiko III... before it was even called BEHEMOTH, I landed in Silicon Valley and began getting to know some of my online correspondents. One particularly interesting new friend from that epoch was Daniel Burdick, also a geek obsessed with recumbent bicycles. He drew this wonderful cartoon for me, which I ran in Issue #8 of the Journal of High-Tech Nomadness (published April, 1990). This is such a delight that it deserves a page in this archive…

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Daniel and I met via Issue 7 of the Journal, which was on display at Halted Specialties (HSC) in Santa Clara… one of the world’s great toy stores…

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