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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes - a book by Ambrose, Tom

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

From the Velocipede to the Pinarello: the Bicycles That Have Shaped the World

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes( )
Author: Ambrose, Tom
ISBN:978-1-62336-131-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Rodale Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

The invention of the bicycle changed history by democratizing travel for the first time. The common man—and importantly the common woman—could now afford to travel at reasonable speed without the need of a horse. Instead of walking just 10 miles a day on foot, a healthy individual could now ride up to 80 miles on a cycle at a relatively modest cost.

Today, despite the prevalence of the car, the bicycle is as important as ever. More cycles appear on city streets...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Cycling
Transportation / Bicycles
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.93 x 9.4 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.606 Pounds

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