En Cyclo Pedia

En Cyclo Pedia

Everything You Need to Know About Cycling, From the Essential to the Obscure

Book - 2018
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" In En Cyclo Pedia Johan Tell--award-winning Swedish writer and cycling obsessive--uncovers the very soul of cycling, exploring and explaining the many and varied stories that form the basis of cycling culture. Beautifully illustrated and arranged alphabetically with hundreds of entries ranging from Tour de France stages to illegal 'Alley Cat' races, as well as cult heroes and must-know cycling slang, Tell's book provides an insight into this complex world that only a cycling junkie can. From a pilgrimage to the Bianchi factory in Milan to scouring the streets of New York for the origins of the fixie, via the bicycle cafés of Barcelona and the cobblestones of Flanders, En Cyclo Pedia is a complete A to Z guide to the unique, indescribable character of global bike culture--a road map of the idiosyncrasies of cycling."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, a division of Octopus Publishing Group Ltd, 2018.
ISBN: 9781784724955
1784724955
Branch Call Number: 796.603 TEL
Characteristics: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Encyclopedia

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IndyPL_ElizabethS Nov 27, 2020

Swedish author Johan Tell presents an A to Z guide to the unique, indescribable character of worldwide bike culture.


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