Bike Snob: Systematically and Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling

Author(s): Eben Weiss


Cycling is the biggest thing to hit personal transport since the horse. The hottest new trend for urban hipsters, the saving grace of carbon-conscious activists and the weapon of choice for lycra-clad roadies; the bicycle is the road-side stallion of modern man. Written by BikeSnobNYC -- arguably cycling's most prolific, popular, and funniest blogger out there -- this is a unique look at the ins and out of cycling, from its history and hallmarks to its bizarre range of practitioners. He lampoons the pretensions and absurdities of 'bike culture' while maintaining a contagious enthusiasm for cycling itself. So, whether you are a lone wolf, a retro grouch, a contraption captain, or simply someone who fancies a new hobby, Bike Snob is the must-have bible to the mysterious world of cycling.


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A frequent racer, daily commuter and former bike messenger, blogger BikeSnobNYC (Eben Weiss) has millions of hits each month, and boasts followers as famous as Lance Armstrong. He has a monthly column in Bicycle Magazine and has been featured in The New York Times, The New York Observer, and Time Out New York. Bike Snob is already getting a great deal of Press and Media interest in the UK.

General Fields

  • : 9781742700021
  • : Hardie Grant Books
  • : E2
  • : September 2010
  • : 185mm X 133mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2010
  • : books

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  • : Eben Weiss
  • : Hardback
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  • : 796.6
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  • : Illustrations