A history of cycling in 100 objects (Innbundet)


Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2017
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: Bloomsbury
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781472918888
Kategori: Sport og friluftsliv
Omtale A history of cycling in 100 objects
An alternative insight into the cycling revolutionHave you ever wondered why the leader's jersey at the Tour de France is yellow? Where Graeme Obree's record-breaking bike `Old Faithful' got its nickname? Or the role of bloomers in bicycle design?Find out in this absorbing and quirky look at the history of cycling and the development of bike-related design through 100 pivotal objects. Charting the journey from the laufmaschine to the Brompton, through the early prototypes and the two-wheeled toys of the aristocracy, to the speed machines we know today. Filled with fascinating photographs and illustrations, immerse yourself in the history of cycling - from the boneshaker via the bicycle powered washing machine, to cuddly lions and ball bearings.

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