Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th and we’ll start the gift ideas with a theme for the cycling devotee dads!
Enlightened Cyclist: The joys of commuting by bike attract scores of new converts every year. But as fresh-faced cyclists fill the roads, they also encounter their share of frustrations—careless drivers, wide-flung car doors, zoned-out pedestrians, and aggressive fellow cyclists, to name a few. This primer on bike travel is a must-read for cyclists new and seasoned alike. 16.95
Bike Owner’s Handbook: Two wheels, two pedals, a seat and a set of handlebars: the bicycle is a beautifully simple means of transport. The topics covered include bicycle anatomy, changing a tire, adjusting brakes and gears and cleaning the bike. At the conclusion of each chapter is a QR code that, when scanned with a smartphone, will link the reader to a short film demonstrating the tasks described. Small, sturdy and tactile, The Bike Owner’s Handbook will find a home in the back pockets of countless cycling enthusiasts and casual users.14.95
Cyclepedia: An iconic collection of 100 beautifully photographed and interesting bikes with a forward by Paul Smith. Among this unique selection of exemplary bicycles are classic racing bikes that been in such events as the Tour de France, high-tech machines that use the latest in material science and aerodynamics, eccentric bikes designed for specific purposes such as cycling on ice, and rarities that are coveted by serious collectors. 35.00
For more Father’s Day gift ideas, come see us Upstairs or shop online at: www.upstrs.com
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