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Made in England

The Artisans Behind the Handbuilt Bicycle


Made in England is a book by frame builders, about frame builders. It takes a unique look at the world of bespoke frame building by showcasing the artisans in England who craft these bicycle frames.

The authors, Matthew Sowter and Ricky Feather, travelled around the country along with talented photographer Kayti Peschke, to interview the people who are leading this industry. Each artisan shares their methods, their passion, their skills and their quirks. Through these intimate conversations they express what makes them unique in this international art.

The book showcases exquisite photography of the frame builders and their working environment, contrasting the raw, rough workshops with sleek images of the beautifully finished final products.

Reader review quotes:

"Totally in love with this book-can't put it down. Every time I look at it, I learn some more."

"As a book production, this is simply wonderful. The design echoes the best recent work in the cycling press in magazines like Rouleur and Peloton. This means superb natural light photography and great book design. Apart from that, the authors pick some of the finest contemporary builders."

"This is the authoritative book on the great British bicycle frame-building tradition, encompassing interviews and photography with legends such as Ron Cooper and bringing it up to date with the younger generation who are taking the industry forward."

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Cordee Code: CTB435
No of Pages: 222
Page Size: 292 x 336 mm
ISBN 10: 0957366809
ISBN 13: 9780957366800
Publisher: Push Projects Ltd
Published Date: October 2012
Edition: 1st, 2012
Binding: Hardback
Illustrations: Colour photographs
Weight: 1800g

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