An homage to the beauty of two wheels, Cyclepedia is a celebration of the best bicycles designed over the past 90 years. 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. Gift book, reference, inspiration, fun, Cyclepedia will inspire lust and envy in bike nuts, commuting cyclists and design aesthetes everywhere.
Michael Embacher is a designer who lives in Vienna. He boasts one of the world's greatest collections of bicycles. Paul Smith is a world-famous designer and a passionate cyclist.