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Cycle History

by Andrew Ritchie

Cycle History Synopsis

This book presents a record of all the papers delivered by experts in cycle history from around the world at the 16th International Conference on Cycle History, held from 7-10th September 2005 in the City of Davis, America's premier cycling city. The conference covered the early days of bicycle technology, social cycling and cycle sport: Re-inventing the Wheel; The Cyclist-friendly Community; Bikeway Research; Annie Londonderry; High Peak Velocipede Club; Bicycle Transportation; Women's Cycling Attire 1890s; Great Bicycle Trust 1899-1903; Canadian Frontier; French Expansion, American Collapse 1890-1910; The Cycle on Display; Bicycle as Communications Medium; Across America; Women and Cycle Touring; Destination San Francisco; and, The Miller Collection. The annual Cycle History Conferences have established a firm reputation as a forum where academics, bicycle industry professionals and amateur historians alike can share and extend their knowledge and historical insights into the heritage of cycling. It is an essential volume for all libraries and collectors of cycle and transport history.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781892495549
Publication date: 14th September 2006
Author: Andrew Ritchie
Publisher: Van Der Plas Publications,U.S.
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 208 pages
Categories: Cycling,

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