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My Cool Bike : An Inspirational Guide to Bikes and Bike Culture - Chris Haddon

My Cool Bike

An Inspirational Guide to Bikes and Bike Culture

Hardcover

Published: 1st June 2013
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My cool bike celebrates a love affair with bikes and bike culture. The bicycle is the most popular form of transport on the planet. Cycling is simply ideal for many things and we are now at the dawn of a new golden age of this versatile machine. This book will appeal to all who have taken up cycling for sport, fun, health and wealth. As the individual stories in the book show, a bike is a way of seeking solitude - a leisurely trip taken at one's own pace, only relying on pedal power. For some the bike is much more than an accessory for the daily commute: there are the plucky few who have have embarked on life-changing momentous global journeys; while for others bike ownership offers the chance to be part of a loyal, passionate and strong-minded community of fellow enthusiasts embarking on club excursions. Among this collection of cool bikes are classic racing bikes, high-tech machines that use the latest in material science and aerodynamics, eccentric bikes designed for specific purposes, and rarities coveted by serious collectors. Themes include: Urban, Commercial, Touring and Sporting, Vintage and Eccentric, Custom bikes, Eco and community bikes, Workshops, shops and cafes and Accessories including fashion.

About the Author

Chris Haddon has 20 years of experience as a multi-disciplinary designer, focusing on brand development and web design. He is the author of "My Cool Classic Car" and the coauthor of "My Cool Campervan" and" My Cool Caravan."

"a fun look at the incredibly diverse world of bike culture." --Bike Commuters

ISBN: 9781862059610
ISBN-10: 1862059616
Series: My Cool
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st June 2013
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 19.7  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.72