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The bicycle book

Author: Bella Bathurst
Publisher: London : Harper, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rip-roaring narrative celebration of the 21st century's great transport success story: the bicycle. Millions of us now cycle, some obsessively, and this glorious concoction of history, anecdote, adventure and lycra-clad pedalling is the perfect read for two-wheelers of all kinds.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bella Bathurst
ISBN: 9780007305889 0007305885
OCLC Number: 729550574
Description: xiv, 306 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Bella Bathurst.

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"You can keep the internet. You can keep the computer and the mobile phone. In the bicycle humanity has its most perfect invention of the last three hundred years and in Bella Bathurst the bike has  Read more...

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'At last -- a bicycle book for the rest of us! a book for the sort of cyclist who likes cycling and reading and stories!' Guardian "As this beautifully written and gently erudite work easily proves, Read more...

 
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