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Description - Fifty Bicycles That Changed the World by Alex Newson

The Design Museum brings you fifty bicycles that changed the world we live in!The bicycle is the world's most popular form of transport. From the penny-farthing, the Dandy-horse and the Velocipede the design of the bicycle has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run-arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, Alex Newson explores the 50 most important, pivotal bicycles from around the world.The bicycle is the world's most popular form of transport. From the penny-farthing, the Dandy-horse and the Velocipede the design of the bicycle has evolved over the decades both in terms of style and technology. From high-performance cycles to practical run-arounds, conceptual bikes to commercial models, here are the 50 most important, pivotal bicycles from around the world.Contents Includes...Laufmaschine c.1817Velocipede c.1863Safety Bicycle c.1880The tandem 1898The cargo bike 1900sBSA 3-Speed Hub 1930-40Flying Pigeon PA-02 c.1950PARIS Galibier c.1947 Raleigh Chopper 1969Dawes Galaxy 1971Avatar 2000 1980AM series Moulton Bicycle 1983STRiDA 1985Kestrel 4000 1986'Old Faithful' 1993Airnimal Chameleon c.2000Bianchi Pista Chrome 2007EADS Airebike 2011Faraday Porteur 2013...And Much More!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781840916300
ISBN-10: 1840916303
Format: Hardback
(217mm x 151mm x 21mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Conran Octopus Ltd
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publish Date: 2-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alex Newson

Alex Newson is a curator at the Design Museum in London - and a passionate cyclist. He has worked with a number of cycling's most celebrated names and manufacturers including Chris Boardman, Bob Haro, Graeme Obree, Team Sky, Pinarello, Santa Cruz and Felt.The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain, and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance.

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