It's All About the Bike

It's All About the Bike

The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels

Book - 2010
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Tells the story of a journey to design and build a dream bike. From Stoke-on-Trent, where an artisan hand builds his frame, to California, home of the mountain bike, where the author tracks down the perfect wheels, via Portland, Milan and Coventry, birthplace of the modern bicycle, this narrative is about our love affair with cycling.
Publisher: London : Particular Books, 2010
ISBN: 9781846142628
Branch Call Number: 629.2272 PEN 2010
Characteristics: 199 p. : ill

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velowallah
Oct 22, 2011

Very much for the gear geek and bicycle history buff. This said, I really enjoyed the sub-theme of celebrating lovingly hand-crafted durable tools in the age of cheap disposable Wal-Mart junk. The book is a nice addition to the renaissance of bike culture that we're witnessing.

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paul1
Apr 09, 2016

"When I see an adult on bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race." pg.184

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