New Books and Magazines – Brompton, BQ and Rouleur

November 10th, 2011 Posted in Reading Material

We’ve got a few new neat pieces of reading material in.

The Brompton Bicycle by David Henshaw - Updated 2nd edition. The fascinating story behind our favourite folding bikes. The second edition contains an extra 32 pages, with a whole new chapter on where Brompton may be heading in the future plus new coverage of early folding bikes in the U.S., more detail on military use of folding bikes and, of course, the low-down on new products and company developments. $40

Bicycle Quarterly Vol 10. No.1 - High-wheeler racing in New Zealand today, Test of the Calfee “Adventure” – a carbon fiber bicycle for the real world., Braking: We test how it’s done best, and compare a few interesting brakes (Sram Force, Eebrake, Velo-Orange Gran Cru), A daytrip across the Yorkshire Dales immerses you into the landscape, culture and history of this beautiful region, Jan Heine’s ultimate custom bicycle. How he designed it, and how it was built. $15


Rouleur Issue 26 - with a comprehensive interview with UCI President Pat Mcquaid, Trek Leopard, Pro Racing in China, a visit to Hutchinson and the Vuelta $25


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