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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

Author: Tom Ambrose
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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 need of a horse. Instead of walking just ten miles a day on foot, a healthy individual could now ride up to eighty 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, offering healthy, pollution-free transport. Commuters cycle to work through congested traffic, urban hire-bike schemes are increasingly common, and the sports of road and track racing continue to gain in popularity.

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General Fields

  • : 9781743317549
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Crows Nest
  • : March 2013
  • : 227mm X mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tom Ambrose
  • : Hardback
  • : 224