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A Bike Snob Abroad : Strange Customs, Incredible Fiets, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise - Eden Weiss

A Bike Snob Abroad

Strange Customs, Incredible Fiets, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise

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Published: 2nd April 2013
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Bike Snob is all grown up! After two books and thousands of miles under his tires, Bike Snob is back with a book that takes his family on the road - 2 year old son in tow - on an international cycling adventure into the wild and tweedy bike-share lanes of London, the Bakfiet equipped cycling utopia of Amsterdam and the back roads of Switzerland and Italy. But all roads lead home eventually, and the Snob takes a close look at the state of American cycling after a decade of advocacy, infrastructure development and backlash have frankensteined us into some semblance of a bike-friendly nation. But is it working? With humorous anecdotes and his trademark biting wit and wisdom, Bike Snob takes us on his most personal narrative journey yet and ultimately shines a light on the growing-pains that exist in any culture that asks the two-wheeled, four-wheeled and smartphone-text-happy pedestrians to share the road.

About the Author

Eben Weiss, aka BikeSnobNYC, is a previously anonymous and massively popular cycling blogger. His platform has grown since writing the first Bike Snob book. His blog keeps growing - now getting over 400,000 visits a month. He also has a monthly column in Bicycling magazine and covers professional cycling for NBC Universal sports network.

ISBN: 9781452105253
ISBN-10: 1452105251
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 2nd April 2013
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Dimensions (cm): 18.4 x 13.4  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.39