Fixed

Fixed : Global Fixed-Gear Bike Culture

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Fixed-wheel cycling has today become the coolest form of urban transport, giving rise to a global fixed-wheel culture. "Fixed" is the first book to document fixed-wheel culture. The authors have travelled to cities around the world to examine at first hand the intersections between the fixed-wheel bikes design and its racing heritage, and the street style and customisation that are at the heart of its current popularity. Interviews with sports-people, frame-builders and those at nexus of design, art and fixed-wheel culture give an insight into fixed-wheel design, philosophy and riding experience. The book will appeal to cyclists fixedwheel riders, urban riders, racers and those interested in cycling heritage as well as to a wider design audience.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 210 x 242 x 20mm | 639.56g
  • Laurence King Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 378 colour illustrations
  • 1856696456
  • 9781856696456
  • 97,789

About Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards is a graphic designer who has also worked in furniture and industrial design, as well as making documentaries. He is a keen amateur cyclist/racer and a member of Brighton Mitre cycling club. He has a degree in Product Design from Brighton University, East Sussex. Max Leonard has been a freelance writer for four years, and an increasingly dedicated cyclist for about the same length of time. He has written for magazines such as Straight No Chaser and Time Out.show more

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