SPROKET-MAN Comic Book Character 1978

edited July 17 in Rad Culture

"It's Sprocket Man, the bicycle-riding, helmet-wearing comic book hero who made his debut on the Stanford campus in 1975." - transportation.stanford.edu

“Sprocket Man, the Superman of bike safety, returns”

Barbara Palmer, Stanford Report - October 23, 2002

Meet a superhero who doesn't leap tall buildings in a single bound or scale the sides of skyscrapers. His most prominent characteristic, in fact, is that he scrupulously follows the rules.

It's Sprocket Man, the bicycle-riding, helmet-wearing comic book hero who made his debut on the Stanford campus in 1975. He's back -- a little more buff and riding a bike with a few more gears -- on posters and T-shirts and in a series of comic strips to be published beginning in November in the Stanford Daily.

Full article: https://transportation.stanford.edu/bicycle/about-the-bicycle-program/meet-sprocket-man


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