Blurbs

The front cover of Bike Boom can be seen above, but here’s the back cover, too. It contains the all-important blurbs. Text too small to read? Click for a larger version or read the full text is below. The book majors on the bike booms of the 1930s in the UK and the 1970s in the USA. Between 1934 and …

Final Bike Boom cover can be revealed

Here’s the final cover: Four cover designs were submitted to Kickstarter backers of the book, and the above was the runaway winner. The photograph is from a 1972 fashion shoot in America’s Mademoiselle magazine. The main protester is a model, but I have discovered the San Francisco demo she hijacked – along with another model and the photographer – was …