Bicycles & Tricycles: A Classic Treatise on Their Design and Construction

Bicycles & Tricycles: A Classic Treatise on Their Design and Construction

By: Archibald Sharp

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Up until the publication of this book in 1896, no comparable work existed on the science, design, and mechanics of the bicycle — an invention that revolutionized transportation for the average person and had far-reaching social and economic consequences. While other books on the bicycle have been written since, this late-19th-century classic remains unsurpassed in the thorough, accurate, and highly accessible coverage of every aspect of bicycle design and construction. Over 560 illustrations, diagrams, figures, and tables complement an exhaustive examination of such topics as the development of cycles, kinematics, stability, steering, the frame, gears, stresses, mechanical components, and much more. A marvel of scientific exposition for its time, this fascinating treatise will attract a wide audience of readers interested in technology and invention as well as serious and competitive cyclists, bicycle designers, and collectors.

Reprint of Bicycles & Tricycles: An Elementary Treatise on Their Design and Construction, Longmans, Green, London, 1896 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486429873
ISBN 139780486429878
Author/EditorArchibald Sharp
Page Count560
Dimensions5 1/2 x 8 1/2

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