En route to the Bahamas, we stopped at an airport newstand and I flipped through Lance’s new book, Comeback 2.0: Up Close and Personal. The photos are remarkable. Just a year earlier we were riding in Kona while Lance and Liz, the photographer, were there.
We never saw Lance, but every cyclist passing each other was checking to see if it was him. If you remember Lance’s reality show, the photos are even more behind the scenes. My favorite is the giant jar of Nutella.
Last year was a good year for bike books with 4 released on bike culture
Pedaling Revolution, How Cyclists are Changing American Cities – by Jeff Mapes, a political reporter with the Portland Oregonian.
Pedal Power: The Quiet Rise of the Bicycle in American Public Life – by J. Harry Wray, a political science professor at DePaul University, this bike talks about how the bike can solves problems.
The Cyclist’s Manifesto: The Case for Riding on Two Wheels Instead of Four – by Robert Hurst, a Denver-based veteran bicycle messenger who insists we can’t afford to ignore the bicycle as a tool for serious transportation.
Bicycle Diaries – by David Byrne, whom rides his bike almost every day, and writes about it in this book. More Bicycle Dairies coverage.
Also see Custom Bicycles A Passionate Pursuit. A favorite because the Hotspur is in it!
Nutella photo:Liz Kreutz appears on page 162 on Comeback 2.0.…
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