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    The Competition Bicycle Book

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    Book The Competition Bicycle: The Craftsmanship of Speed.
    Written by Jan Heine.
    Photographed by Jean-Pierre Praderes.
    Published by Rizzoli.

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    Specifications

    Book The Competition Bicycle: The Craftsmanship of Speed:
    · 9-1/2 x 11-3/4 (30,5 cm x 24,5 cm).
    · Hardcover.
    · 168pp.
    · Pictures in colour.
    · First published 2012.
    · Language: English.

    Description

    The Competition Bicycle will inspire cyclists and design lovers alike. The evocative, detail-rich photographs display the history of the bicycle, from racing high-wheelers to modern racing bikes with carbon-fiber disc wheels. Exceptional handcrafted machines ridden by great champions illustrate milestones in the mechanics and craftsmanship of bicycle design. 



    This volume also features iconic bicycles that played an important role in the history of the sport, from the bicycle that sent Eddy Merckx over the finish line in his last world championship win, to those of tandem teams who tackled the hour record, motor-paced track racers that exceeded 80 mph on the wooden boards, to California’s mountain-bike pioneers. 

Historic images complement the stunning new photography that illustrates each machine in exquisite detail while celebrating the evolution of the sport, object, and machine.

    The Competition Bicycle is sure to be treasured by all who appreciate magnificent masterpieces of vintage and contemporary design.

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