Bicycling in cities is booming for many reasons, and this two-pack explores the myriad reasons for its resurgence. City Cycling offers a guide to this urban cycling renaissance, with the goal of promoting cycling as sustainable urban transportation available to everyone. Whereas Bicycling Science provides just about everything you could want to know about the history of bicycles, how human beings propel them, what makes them go faster, and what keeps them from going even faster.
City Cycling, edited by John Pucher and Ralph Buehler. Paperback. 368 pages. 15 color photos, 3 black and white photos, 19 black and white illustrations. 1 map, 24 graphs, 23 tables. Bicycling Science, by David Gordon Wilson. Paperback. 485 Pages.