A Bike Snob Abroad: Strange Customs, Incredible Fiets, and the Quest for Cycling Paradise

Author(s): BikeSnobNYC

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In his new book, BikeSnobNYC reaches the final frontier of cycling: riding with the family. As his choice to take to the road with his toddler son in tow is met with bewilderment and disapproval from onlookers and the occasional motorist, he ponders why it's such a taboo. And what does it really mean to be a bike-friendly country? Seeking answers, he heads from the U.S. to London, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, and San Vito dei Normanni in search of an alternative. With humorous anecdotes and his trademark biting wit and wisdom, BikeSnobNYC takes us on his most personal narrative journey yet, and ultimately shines a light on the growing pains that exist in any culture that asks smartphone-obsessed text-happy pedestrians, the two-wheeled, and the four-wheeled to share the road.


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Eben Weiss, aka BikeSnobNYC, is a previously anonymous and massively popular cycling blogger. His platform has grown since writing the first Bike Snob book. His blog keeps growing - now getting over 400,000 visits a month. He also has a monthly column in Bicycling magazine and covers professional cycling for NBC Universal sports network.

General Fields

  • : 9781452105253
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : April 2013
  • : 178mm X 127mm
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 796.6
  • : 192
  • : 15 2-colour illustrations
  • : BikeSnobNYC
  • : Hardback
  • : 513
  • : English