Cycle Chic

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Cycle Chic

By Mikael Colville-Andersen

Thames & Hudson, Hardcover, 9780500516102, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 21, 2012


The efficiency of getting around by bike has made cycling a popular pursuit of city life. More recently, biking and street style have come together to form an entire spectrum of urban self-expression. From gritty messengers to tweed-sporting bankers, from Pashley princesses to high-tech roadies, cycle chic is everywhere you look.

This colorful compendium offers snapshots from around the world of everyday riders who are redefining bike fashion and emphasizing the accessibility and fun of city cycling. Targeted at the style-conscious of all stripes, this ingenious collection presents charismatic combinations of individual style and practical function.