Fixie Nation, 2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ashen, Carly
Title
Fixie Nation
Dates
2010
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
1 folder, including 1 sound recording
Collection Number
2011_003
Summary
Carly Ashen was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

A study of the culture of the "fixie nation," fixed gear bicylists from track racers to trick riders. In studying the culture of people who ride fixed gear bikes, researcher excpects to find a budding extreme sport that is quickly growing from a hipster movement to a popular culture phenomenon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is available for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Informant release form(s)Return to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
C01_2011_003: [untitled]
1.0 electronic optical disc (cd-rom)
Ashen, Carly
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Adults
  • Athletes
  • Bicyclists
  • bikes
  • fixed gear
  • sound recordings
  • Stunt games
  • Teens
  • Personal Names :
  • Ficklin, Ben
  • Geographical Names :
  • Canada
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Europe
  • Portland, Or.
  • Seattle, Wash.
  • United States
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • fads
  • Fieldwork project
  • Folk Group
  • Personal experience narratives