Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture

Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture
Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture

Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture

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The fascinating story of the iconic cycling brand Brooks England, as told by writers, photographers, artists, and other creative who share a singular passion for cycling.

Brooks England has been a household name in the UK and a cycling icon worldwide for 150 years. Known for the highest quality of craftsmanship and material use, the company is known among bike enthusiasts across the globe for its leather seats, which have their own cult following.

With the contributions of a variety of writers, artists, journalists, designers, photographers, and illustrators, The Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture depicts Brooks’ idiosyncratic view of the wide-ranging impact of the bicycle and its place in the world, as well as what motivates the brand to maintain its impressive level of function, quality, and style.

Contributions include those from such noted names in art, photography, and literature, including Guy Andrews, Ron Arad, Bella Bathurst, Matt Brammeier, Will Butler-Adams, Antony Cairns, Taz Darling, Geoff Dyer, Timothy Everest, Joe W. Hall, Caren Hartley, Frank Herholdt, Guy Kesteven, Joe MacLaren, George Marshall, David Millar, Simon Mottram, Martin Parr, Laura Quick, Amy Sherlock, Sir Paul Smith, Tom Southam, Mark Sutton, Bernard Thompson, Jack Thurston, Richard Wentworth, and Ben Wilson.

The result is a collection of fascinating views on the bicycle and its cultural influence from leading creatives who represent a broad cultural spectrum and are as passionate about their work as they are about their cycling.

Includes 120+ colour illustrations

Bicycles, tricycles and e-bikes

We deliver our bicycles all over Aotearoa New Zealand ourselves for a few reasons; we like to ensure your bicycle arrives in perfect condition and we also want you to be able to ride it immediately. We set your seat and handlebar height so you can ride comfortably and we listen and respond to any questions you have. We like to ensure we are minimising our fuel use and pollution so we like to schedule the most efficient delivery plan possible. That’s why it may take a month or two to get your bicycle to you. Please check our Delivery page for more information and to view our next scheduled delivery to your area.

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