10 great books about cycling

Whether you ride a bike or not, summer is the perfect time to pick up a book about cycling.

3. 'Bicycle Diaries,' by David Byrne


Talking Heads musician David Byrne tours with a fold-up bicycle and his years on the road have given him a chance to bike through cities including Detroit; Istanbul; London; San Francisco; Manila; and New York. While he rides, he thinks – and his musings on everything from mixed-use neighborhoods to music to art to football make for highly engaging reading.

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