Bike Nation (Paperback)

Peter Walker

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A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways. Visit the shining examples of Amsterdam and Copenhagen, where cycling culture is an intrinsic part of the approach of politicians and officials. How have these cities made provision for cyclists and what are the extraordinary benefits? And then take to the less welcoming roads of Britain, USA and Australia, where cycling can still be a terrifying experience. What are the tragic mistakes being made when planning and developing cities, and how do these mistakes lead to aggression towards the cycling community? Millions of us find ourselves frustrated by the motor mentality and fighting for our rights to ride. This brilliant, shocking investigation will prepare you with all you need to know to confidently claim your place on the road.


Product Details

  • Product code: AYECH
  • ISBN: 9781911214946
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 15.3cm x 23.3cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: Thu Apr 06 00:00:00 BST 2017
  • Book points: 10

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