Download e-book for iPad: A History of Cycling in 100 Objects by Suze Clemitson

By Suze Clemitson

a desirable and quirky examine the heritage of biking as visible via a hundred gadgets that modified the bicycle as we all know it. From the laufmachine to the Brompton, find out about the evolution of the bicycle from wheeled toy of the aristocracy via to the growth years of the biking revolution this day. discover why newspapers are so indispensable to the tale of biking, why the yellow jersey is yellow and why steak used to be so vital to maintain a trip cozy again within the day.

Taking 100 items which were pivotal within the improvement of biking and the motorcycles themselves, this e-book offers a desirable perception into the background of biking. From the earliest prototype motorcycles via to the rate machines we all know at the present time, it additionally covers key technological advancements and the extra esoteric - from the Arc de Triomphe and liquorice allsorts through ballbearings and Shimano gears.

superbly documented with vigorous and insightful textual content, this is often definitely the right present for the bicycle owner on your lifestyles, giving another perception into the 2 wheeled revolution.

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