Books are great Christmas gifts, and even better when they have something to do with bicycles. We have a good selection of books that will delight any bicycle-enthusiast.
The Competition Bicycle, by Jan Heine, is a historical review of racing bicycles and cycle racing. It's filled with beautiful studio photographs and presented with classic road bicycles used by the professional racers, such as Eddy Merckx and Greg LeMond. € 50,00.
The Golden Age of Handbuilt Bicycles, another book from Jan Heine, is a wonderful history of classic French cyclotouring machines of the 20th century. These highly regarded, handmade and unique bicycles have a huge influence on modern bicycles even today. The book features over 50 custom bicycles including detailed photographs. € 50,00.
Expedition no. 3 is a 288-page comic book about one couple’s journey around Iceland. The authors, Kaisa and Cristoffer Leka, are famous of making long bicycle tours around Europe and publishing travel stories in the form of cartoon. € 25,00.
Velo 2nd Gear illuminates and celebrates contemporary bicycle culture’s diverse scenes. From classic racing bikes to high-tech speed machines, from rough fixies to fashionable city cruisers and hardworking cargo bikes, this book showcases today’s most outstanding and unusual bicycles and their riders. € 38,00.
Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike is a new book by Grant Pedersen, who is a true legend in the cycling industry with his Rivendell bicycle brand. His book is full of micro-essays of everyday bicycle lifestyle, ranging from all kinds of subjects. A funny, interesting read from a true personality. € 17,00.
All the books are available at our webstore and Helsinki downtown store while stocks last.