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Today I’m admiring this beautiful book on racing bicycles. It’s a solid slab of bound paper with gorgeous pictures and well-written no-nonsense text that sucks you right in.
Bike! A Tribute to the World’s Greatest Racing Bicycles is the first book to be produced on the history of the world’s most famous racing-bike and component manufacturers. Such names as Colnago, Gitane, Raleigh, Shimano, Pinarello, Peugeot, Gazelle and so many more.
The stuff of legends.
If you’re a bike-enthusiast, design addict or if you just love artisanship and precisely-made objects, this book is for you.
Even if you’re not into reading, get this book. It’ll look good on your shelf or desk. And once you open it and start flicking through the pages splattered with pictures of bicycles, bicyclists, technical details and historical races you’ll probably end up reading it anyway.
It’s that good.
Bike! A Tribute to the World’s Greatest Racing Bicycles is for sale on eBay, and it comes with a free postage in Australia. For international buyers, the postage is calculated.