On the Wheel: Magazine for the Classic Cyclist, Nine Issues [Vintage Bicycles, Cycling, Racing, Touring]

By: Konrad, Gabor L., ed.

Price: $120.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: very good to near fine


Issue nos. 1 (Feb. 1998), 2 (April 1998), 4 (August-September 1998), 5 (October-November 1998), 6 (December 1998-January 1999), 7 (February-March 1999), 8 (April-May 1999), 9 (June-July 1999), and 12 (December 1999-January 2000). Staple-bound glossy wraps, newsprint leaves, approx. 20.7 by 27.8 cm, 36 pp. each including wraps, heavily illustrated. Very good to near fine with only faints wear to the covers and corners. Taking up where the bicycle history zine AEoleus Butterfly left off, OTW grew from a zine to an amateur magazine, focused on vintage bicycles, racing and touring. This set, which includes nine of the twelve issues published, features book reviews, industry news, component reviews, the Campagnolo Timeline, as well as articles on the 1948 Olympics, Frank Patterson, “Cyclo-Cross Past and Present,” Robbie Ventura interview, Shimano AX, bicycles on postage stamps, Pedals for Progress, Fred Rosengren, Richard Sachs on fork crowns, touring Japan, Phil Liggettisms, Paul “Velocio” de Vivie, “If the Bike Were any Greener…,” the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, Toby Hewson (1955 Tour of Britain winner), “Cycling’s Sepia Years,” the International Cycle History Conference, Campagnolo’s Paris-Roubaix gear, touring Egypt, Fausto Coppi, the 1949 Tour de France, touring Venezuela, Felice Gimondi, Randonneur and fixed-gear riding, Miguel Indurain, Alex Singer, Bordeaux-Paris, Vernon Blake, Masi, Jacques Anquetil, Raphael Geminiani, Dutch bicycle planning, interview with bicycle cartoonist Mason St. Clair, Willie Honeman, Copake bicycle auction, bicycle bloomers, Louison Bobet, Geminiani Cycles, Charles Terront, Paris-Brest-Paris, Cycling poetry, and much more. Included in OTW no. 8, the Daniel Rebour issue which features several of Rebour’s drawings, articles by and about Rebour, as well as “Touring Through the Fifties and the C.T.C.” and “French People, Beware” by Les Woodland. Most issues are quite scarce.

Title: On the Wheel: Magazine for the Classic Cyclist, Nine Issues [Vintage Bicycles, Cycling, Racing, Touring]

Author Name: Konrad, Gabor L., ed.

Categories: Bicycles,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sand Lake, MI, On The Wheel: 1998-2000

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: very good to near fine

Seller ID: 3783