Fifty Bicycles That Changed The World

Fifty Bicycles That Changed The World

by Alex Newson
     
 

The bicycle is the world's most popular form of transport. From the Penny-Farthing, the Dandy-Horse and the Velocipede the design of the bicycle has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run-arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, here are the 50 most important, pivotal bicylces from around

Overview

The bicycle is the world's most popular form of transport. From the Penny-Farthing, the Dandy-Horse and the Velocipede the design of the bicycle has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run-arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, here are the 50 most important, pivotal bicylces from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840916300
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
383,975
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alex Newson is a curator at the Design Museum in London - and a passionate cyclist. He has worked with a number of cycling's most celebrated names and maufacturers including Chris Boardman, Bob Haro, Graeme Obree, Team Sky, Pinarello, Colnago, Trek, Santa Cruz and Felt.

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