1001 Bicycles to Dream of RidingBook - 2014
Lavishly illustrated, comprehensive, and authoritative, this guide to the 1,001 most important and groundbreaking bicycles is the perfect book for cycling enthusiasts and bike experts alike. This latest volume in the hugely popular "1001" series surveys the world's most popular mode of transport-the bicycle. Ever since the nineteenth century, when bicycles first appeared, they have captivated the imaginations of those around them, inspiring great feats of innovation, design, sporting prowess, and healthy and green living. A visually stunning compendium, this book allows readers to trace the fascinating evolution of the bicycle from its early incarnations in wood to the latest racing machines made of titanium and carbon fiber. Never before have so many bicycles been profiled within a single illustrated volume.
Publisher: New York : Universe Publishing, a division of Rizzoli International Publishing, Inc., ©2014.
Characteristics: 960 pages :,colour illustrations ;,22 cm.