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It's All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels


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It's All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels
Robert Penn
Paperback
208 pages

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Robert Penn has saddled up nearly every day of his adult life. He rides to get to work, to bathe in air and sunshine, to travel, to go shopping, and to stay sane. He*s no Sunday pedal pusher. So when the time came for a new bike, he decided to pull out all the stops and build his dream machine.

It*s All About the Bike follows Penn*s journey, but this book is more than the story of his hunt for two-wheeled perfection. En route, Penn brilliantly explores the culture, science, and history of the bicycle. From the United Kingdom to California, via Portland, Milan, and points in between, his trek follows the serpentine path of our love affair with cycling. On the way to building the perfect bike, Robert Penn brilliantly explains why we ride.


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