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Van der Plas Publications

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Cycle History 8

Proceedings, 8th International Cycling History Conference
Edited by Nicholas Oddy and Rob van der Plas

Format: 8½ x 11 in. hardcover
Description: 160 pages with 100 black & white illustrations
ISBN: 1-892495-03-1
Price: US$50
Another volume in our series of Proceedings of the International Cycling History Conferences. Included are all the papers presented at the 8th Conference, held August 1997 in Glasgow, Scotland.

About the Book

This volume contains all the papers presented at the 8th International Cycling History Conference, held in Glasgow, Scotland, 26 to 29 August 1997.

The conference was held in the historic Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building of the Glasgow School of Art and was organized locally by Nicholas Oddy.

Topics ranged from Hans-Erhard Lessingfs fascinating revelations about the faking of what had been widely held for a Leonardo Da Vinci bicycle to Alastair Doddsf and Frank Bertofs contributions about living history and Ruediger Rabensteinfs survey of the history of doping use in bicycle racing

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Table of Contents
1. David Herlihy: Toward a New Bicycle History Framework
2. Nick Clayton: The Quest for Safety – What took so Long?
3. Alastair Dodds: Within Living Memory: Tomorrowfs History
4. Frank Berto: Who Invented the Mountain Bike?
5. Hans-Erhard Lessing: The Evidence against gLeonardofs Bicycleh
6. Roger Street:: As If On Horseback
7. Loren Hufstetler: The Scottish School of Cycle Design
8. Bronwen Edwards: The Cycling New Woman
9. Les Bowerman: Some Steps in the Long March of the gBloomer Brigadeh
10. Alan B. Bernstein: Shimano AX and the Aero Tradition
11. Raymond Henry: Huret: A Notable French Derailleur
12. Glen Norcliffe: Out For a Spin: the Flâneur on Wheels
13. John Pinkerton: Who Put The Working Man on a Bicycle?
14. Ross D. Petty: The Social Impact of the Ultimate Technology-Based Sport
15. Ruediger Rabenstein: Some Facts About the History of Doping in Cycling Competition1
16. Andrew Ritchie: The Beginnings of Trans-Atlantic Bicycle Racing
17. Valerie Hawkins: Is it About a Bicycle?
18. Gertjan Moed: Piet Pelle op Zijn Gazelle
19. Joe Breeze, etc.: Response to Bertofs gWho Invented the Mountain Bike?h

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