Art of Cycling: A Guide to Bicycling in 21st-Century America

Art of Cycling: A Guide to Bicycling in 21st-Century America

Robert Hurst, Marla Streb

Author note: Marla Streb (Foreword)

The bicyclist is less than assault from all instructions - the streets are ragged, the air is poison, and the drivers are offended. as though that weren't sufficient, the yank bike owner needs to hold the load of historical past alongside on each ride.

After a short heyday on the flip of the 20th century, American cyclists fell out of the social recognition, turning into an afterthought whilst our towns have been deliberate and equipped. Cyclists this present day are left to navigate, like rats in a sewer, via a troublesome and unsympathetic global that used to be now not made for them. but, with the correct angle and a little wisdom, cyclists can thrive during this adverse environment.

Covering even more than simply using a motorbike in site visitors, writer Robert Hurst paints, in uncanny aspect, the demanding situations, options, and artwork of using a motorcycle on America's glossy streets and roadways. The artwork of Cycling dismantles the bicycling event and slides it lower than the microscope, piece by way of piece. Its fundamental predicament is defense, yet this publication is going well past the standard information and how-to, diving in to the geographical regions of heritage, psychology, sociology, and economics.

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