I came across this poster while poking around in “old stuff” on my computer this morning. I remember that I kept a printed copy of this image on my office door(s) for a number of years.
I believe that I first found it some time in the 90s in the form of an old postscript file.
The postscript file begins with the following comment (I’ve elided
<..> identifying info, though I guess it was a public document and anyhow is now surely ancient history). It recalls the ’90s internet for me!
%!PS %It took 2 years of planning, and now the Internet Bike To Work T-shirt is %a reality! The PostScript artwork is attached below in the spirit of %"sharewear"; you can use it as a poster for bike to work events, or as %camera-ready copy for imprinting your own T-shirts, jerseys, etc. % %The main body is the three-arrowed recycling symbol with the words "Live to %Bike to Work to..." along the arrows. Within the recycling symbol is a %picture of the earth. Around the symbol is circular text "THINK GLOBALLY" %and "CYCLE LOCALLY". On top of everything is "BIKE TO WORK!" % %If you'd like to order a T-shirt (pre-shrunk 100% cotton) with the above %artwork, I have limited quantities of the following: %Short sleeve Oneita Power-T: aqua on yellow, L and XL, $11 US. %Long sleeve Hanes Beefy-T: yellow on red (L and XL) or teal (XL), $14 US. %I plan on shipping Parcel Post or UPS. Quantity discounts and non-US shipping %negotiable. Send check payable to me at: % <...> % Room <...> % AT&T Bell Laboratories % 2000 N. Naperville Rd. % PO BOX 3033 % Naperville, IL 60566-7033 % %Include your name, address, size, and color if long sleeve. Also send me %email so we can communicate in case of questions. My phone: <...>. % %Credits: %Recycling symbol: <...>@mswe.ms.philips.nl %Earth picture: <...>@pinoko.berkeley.edu (<...>) %Circle text help: <...>@ctc.att.com (<...>) %Live-to-Bike-to-Work slogan: <...>@maine.maine.edu (<...>) %Editor: <...>@ctc.att.com (<...>)
Sadly, I never had a T-shirt with this logo (I think the postscript file was already old by the time I came upon it which I’d estimate was in ’97 or ’98. Probably I discovered it in one of the