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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes

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Description for The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 150 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 171 x 17. Weight in Grams: 562.

For an invention that has only been around for 200 years, the simple bicycle has changed the world in many ways. It democratised travel for the first time, allowing ordinary people to travel at reasonable speed without need of a horse, to commute further afield to work and to enjoy the benefits of the countryside. It has challenged social conventions, granting women a new-found freedom, and it has played an important role in wartime, whether used by British paratroopers or in Vietnamese supply lines. Today, despite the prevalence of the car, the bicycle is as important as ever, with more ... Read more

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