THE BICYCLE AND THE BUSH
Shearers, Coonamble, New South Wales, 1902
'... widely regarded by cycling historians as the definitive account of the emergence of cycling in Australia', Craig Fry'
One of the best books on sport written in Australia', Geoffrey Blainey
One of the final 18 candidates for the Australian National Book Council's
Book of the Year Award, 1980
Chosen by The Canberra Times as one
of the ten best books of the year, 1980.
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Kookynie, Western Australia, 1903
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