Wheels of Freedom

Robert Isenberg
11 min readFeb 12, 2022

On cycling pioneer Kittie Knox — and the movie that someone should make about her

I’m picturing a movie.

In the opening scene, Kittie Knox is threading a needle. She sits at a workbench in a cramped little shop. Fabrics are draped all around her, and headless mannequins wear half-made dresses. Kittie licks the thread, but she’s having trouble pushing it…

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Robert Isenberg

Robert Isenberg is a freelance writer and multimedia producer based in Rhode Island. Feel free to visit him at robertisenberg.net