Bike Snob

Bike Snob

Systematically and Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling

Book - 2010
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Cycling is exploding in a good way. Urbanites everywhere, from ironic hipsters to earth-conscious commuters, are taking to the bike like aquatic mammals to water. BikeSnobNYC cycling's most prolific, well-known, hilarious, and anonymous blogger brings a fresh and humorous perspective to the most important vehicle to hit personal transportation since the horse.Bike Snob treats readers to a laugh-out-loud rant and rave about the world of bikes and their riders, and offers a unique look at the ins and outs of cycling, from its history and hallmarks to its wide range of bizarre practitioners. Throughout, the author lampoons the missteps, pretensions, and absurdities of bike culture while maintaining a contagious enthusiasm for cycling itself.Bike Snob is an essential volume for anyone who knows, is, or wants to become a cyclist.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2010], ©2010
ISBN: 9780811869980
0811869989
Branch Call Number: 796.6 We
Characteristics: 219 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm

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MikeEe
Jun 03, 2015

A quick read. Funny with lots of PoV and useful advice.

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SetNameToRich
Aug 02, 2010

Funny book about the world of cycling. The Chapter describing the various types of cyclists is especially funny.

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