Overview:The Splendid Book of the Bicycle: From boneshakers to Bradley Wiggins - Cycling is hugely popular nowadays. Since 2003 more than 100 million bikes have been produced each year, more than twice the amount of cars. And in 2011, more than 741,000 people cycled to work, an increase of 90,000 from 2001.The Splendid Book of the Bicycle is a wide-ranging celebration of the bicycle and cycling, incorporating social history, sport and science. It covers the bicycle's invention and subsequent historical development, stories of intrepid early cyclists who travelled the world, the 20th-century popularity of cycle touring, and the depiction of bicycles in films, books and art. It examines the sport of cycling, including histories of the Tour de France and the other great European races, the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana, and goes on to explore velodrome-based cycling and the rise of BMX and mountain biking. It investigates the science behind balance and aerodynamics, and covers the future of bicycles, including innovative flying, floating and electric bikes. It also touches on the technical aspects of bicycles, including an exploded diagram of a typical bike and tips for basic maintenance of your own bike. Beautifully illustrated with vintage and modern images, this book is a perfect gift for both bike obsessives and general readers. Word count: 35,000 words

This book is on page /c4d1fa1948753c78ba2536910f976327/book/1603725654-9781910232569. It was written by the following authors: Daniel Tatarsky, Chest Dugger. Book The Splendid Book of the Bicycle: From boneshakers to Bradley Wiggins, which can be read online, published by the company: Pavilion Books, Abiprod Pty Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2016-08-11 00:00:00. It has 192 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 880 g. File for download The Splendid Book of the Bicycle: From boneshakers to Bradley Wiggins has PDF format and is called the-splendid-book-of-the-bicycle-from-boneshakers-to-bradley-wiggins.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our bisontinesbisontins.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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