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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
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 each year,...
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Detailed Subjects: Transportation / Bicycles
Sports & Recreation / Cycling
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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