Velo - 2nd GearChoosing to ride a particular bike conveys an attitude and a way of life. Velo - 2nd Gear illuminates and celebrates contemporary bicycle cultures diverse scenes. From classic racing bikes to high-tech speed machines, from rough fixies to fashionable city cruisers and hardworking cargo bikes, this book showcases todays most outstanding and unusual bicycles and their riders.
Velo - 2nd Gear not only introduces coveted manufacturers, specialized boutiques, and historical tours. It also explains how each bike-related scene cultivates its own distinct codes through the choice of certain frames, jerseys, caps, or bags or by visiting specific events or key establishments.
In doing so, the book shows why, for more and more people, bicycles have now replaced cars as the vehicles that best express their identity.
250 pages with numer. photos
Hersteller: Gestalten Verlag