Photo © by www.alexanderkoch.com
The most eco-friendly mode of transport is displayed in its most stylish and innovative of forms in this must have visual reference, for bike enthusiasts with an eye for modern design.
This is a well photographed coffee table book highlighting the many forms the simple bike now takes, from sports, urban and utility through to concept designs and onto accessories and storage.
The book contains over 300 stunning color photographs with a brief descriptive paragraph written in English, and repeated in French and German.
There is no apology for highlighting the worlds most unusual, expensive, innovative and trendiest of bikes in a celebration of the many forms the simple bike now takes. The book is divided into sections: Sport Bikes, including off-road, racer and touring models; Urban Bikes, with commuter, cruisers, and folding bikes; Utility Bikes, to carry shopping, children and the dog; E-Bikes, with innovative power solutions, built-in apps and GPS; Accessories, including bags, cases, helmets and clothing; Concept Bikes, in creative shapes and made of unusual materials.
Photo © Johnny Loco Bicycles B. V.
For some of the bikes, particularly those with new materials and concepts, it would have been good to have greater detail of the technical aspects, but in truth the aim of the book is to tantalise visually.
Photo © courtesy of Karbon Kinetics Ltd.