Small-Wheeled Pedal Machines - A Better Way of Cycling

Small-Wheeled Pedal Machines - A Better Way of Cycling
Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781787114012
Publisher: Earthworld
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Small-Wheeled Pedal Machines - A Better Way of Cycling explores the many advantages of small-wheeled pedal machines – convenience, portability, comfort and speed.

A small-wheeled bike is ideal for your daily commute, or for taking on holiday. Bikes with small wheels can be folded into tiny packages, and using small wheels allows the production of innovative machines like recumbent trikes – the most comfortable and stable pedal machines in the world. And small-wheeled bikes can be fast – the world speed record for a bike is held by a small-wheeled machine.

Major brands are covered, including the Brompton – the best folding bike in the world, the Birdy – a folding bike that uses front and rear suspension, and the Moulton – the world’s first successful small-wheeled bike. Want to tour the world with a bike you can fit into a suitcase? Then a Small-Wheeled Pedal Machines - A Better Way of Cycling is for you. Commuting, touring and restoration – it’s all here. Discover a whole new world of cycling! 

The author

Julian Edgar has worked as a teacher, writer, editor and photographer. He edited a national Australian automotive print magazine before working at an on-line car magazine for 18 years. He has contributed articles to automotive publications in the UK, the US and Australia; has written for electronics publications for more than 25 years, and currently contributes to a leading UK hobbyist electronics magazine. Julian is a hands-on modifier who performs all work on his cars himself in his home workshop. He has fitted and tuned programmable engine management, developed electronic automotive kits, and has undertaken cutting-edge electronic modifications, including hybrid cars. 

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Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781787114012
Illustrations: 113 color & b-w photos
Size: 9.76 in x 9.76 in / 247.9 mm x 247.9 mm

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