Bicycles

Bicycles

Book - 2017
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Go behind the scenes and learn how craftsman Aaron Dykstra makes one-of-a-kind bicycles by hand with this nonfiction book that's full of photographs and illustrations about his process.

Aaron Dykstra of Six-Eleven Bicycles in Roanoke, Virginia, got his first job at a small local bike shop when he was fifteen and he spent the majority of his teen years riding and racing bikes. After a stint in the air force, Aaron realized his true passion was on land: making these beautiful machines. This book gives kids a detailed peek into Aaron's process making steel bike frames with his own hands. Charts, infographics, and bold photographs make this a perfect book for anyone who's curious about how a bicycle is made. This book also features a brief history of cycling, a timeline, and resources to inspire kids to make their own objects by hand.
Publisher: New York :, Aladdin,, 2017, ©2017.
Edition: First Aladdin hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781481478960
Branch Call Number: J 629. 2272 LAK
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 24 x 29 cm

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