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Pro Cycling Style – Woven Into History

Pro Cycling Style – Woven Into History

Cycle jerseys come in a great variety of colours and designs, and I always enjoy looking at what teams have come up with over the…

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Cycle jerseys come in a great variety of colours and designs, and I always enjoy looking at what teams have come up with over the years. It is unlikely that I will ever get to see more than a small percentage of them in real life, so seeing large images in a good quality book is the next best thing. Oliver Knight makes this a real pleasure in Pro Cycling Style .

Following on from The Cycling Jersey , Pro Cycling Style could be regarded as volume two of Knight’s work. As I commented back in 2017, it was likely that there would be enough material for further books, possibly indefinitely – but would there be demand? It appears so. Not only is there another book, but sales have been such that the first one has even been reprinted. It seems I am not alone in enjoying such things!

The first book had the subtitle of ‘Craftmanship, Speed and Style’, and the new book follows a similar format, although it is themed mainly around the last of those aspects, style. If you like one, you will like the other.

In this latest book, Knight tries to determine how to define style and discover why only some kit achieves it; he even wonders if looking good could be a marginal gain that helps you to go faster. Don’t worry if you were simply hoping for lots of high-quality images of glorious jerseys, supported by a bit of background information – because you […]

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