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Rolling without roll with Paul Fournel

As you drink your coffee and consider how nice it would be to have just one forbidden cinnamon roll, he rides in circles inside his book, patiently waiting for you to reappear and continue the conversation. Continue reading

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René Herse Book Update

Originally posted on Off The Beaten Path:
Printing a book is a long and exciting process. During the last few months, almost every week, we have received a courier package with yet another step in the process for approval. First…

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Strip and Give Me 34: The Schwinn Sports Tourer

I’m trying to remember a book I read back when it was important that a book have good illustrations. For once, the Internet is of no help. So, I’ll try to pass along the gist of the story as best I remember … Continue reading

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Advocacy merger; Tern Link, uh, link

U.S. advocacy groups, including the League of American Bicyclists, are talking merger, which raises some apples-and-oranges questions. (Cyclelicious) What do I think of the new Tern Link P7i folding bicycle with seven-speed hub, the neatest adjustable handlebar stem ever, fenders … Continue reading

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Bicycles for the 1%: Worth it?

I don’t spend much time thinking about the high end of the bicycle market. First, I have a hard time telling one miracle machine from another, despite the generous decaling. Second, you can have tremendous amounts of fun on bicycles that … Continue reading

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“The Best of Bicycling!” may still be

The Best of Bicycling! edited by Harley M. Leete Pocket Book edition, March 1972, 465 pgs., $1.95 In the second decade of the 21st century, bicycling news, history, techniques, equipment and personalities are just a click away. But in 1970, … Continue reading

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Brompton book tells a compact success story

Brompton Bicycle by David Henshaw Excellent Books, copyright 2009, 152 pgs., £11.95 The history of the Brompton, a folding bicycle made in London, is evidence that talent, persistence and lucky failures can add up to a unique manufacturing success story. … Continue reading

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