Bike Snob Abroad

Bike Snob Abroad

Strange Customs, Incredible Feits, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise

eBook - 2013
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CHRONICLE
In his new book, BikeSnobNYC reaches the final frontier of cycling: riding with the family. As his choice to take to the road with his toddler son in tow is met with bewilderment and disapproval from onlookers and the occasional motorist, he ponders why it's such a taboo. And what does it really mean to be a bike-friendly country? Seeking answers, he heads from the U.S. to London, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, and San Vito dei Normanni in search of an alternative. With humorous anecdotes and his trademark biting wit and wisdom, BikeSnobNYC takes us on his most personal narrative journey yet, and ultimately shines a light on the growing pains that exist in any culture that asks smartphone-obsessed text-happy pedestrians, the two-wheeled, and the four-wheeled to share the road.

Baker & Taylor
Driven by frustrations with cycling in America where pedestrians and cyclists are forced to share the road, explores the cycling cultures of European countries to find out what it means to be a bike-friendly nation.

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2013
ISBN: 9781452124131
1452124132
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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