'The Cycling Jersey - Craftsmanship, Speed & Style' is the first volume to provide an in-depth study into the history and evolution of the iconic cycling jersey.
A 200 page large format coffee table book (21cm x 29cm), illustrated with over 400 images showcasing a wealth of jerseys and cycling ephemera, alongside many classic and previously unpublished archive images.
Including the first hand accounts from the riders who wore them, the designers who create them and the collectors who now covet them.
The book is complete with interviews with the world's leading jersey aficionados and collectors, and the creative teams behind the breakthrough and defining designs of the modern era from racewear brands Castelli, Sportful and Rapha.
The book also features specially commissioned essays from key writers including the cycling correspondent William Fotheringham, menswear commentator Josh Sims & celebrated Grand Tour cyclist David Millar.
'The Cycling Jersey' is a book created for, and with the participation of, the growing network of devotees who appreciate the culture, craft and heritage of these iconic items.
This book is created to the highest standards, encased in a hard backed cover complete with dust jacket, with pages printed on heavy 150gsm 'Creator Silk' stock which feels wonderful to the touch.
The book had been described as 'Beautiful and Enlightening' by Rouleur Magazine , and this large format coffee table book weighs in at a hefty 1.4kg. Due to this the shipping costs from the items location in France to the rest of the world are high, but the book has received nothing but glowing reviews from all customers who have already purchased, which now number well over 600 copies sold.
A preview of one of the featured collectors in the book, the legendary Patrick den Hert, has been featured by Rouleur magazine and can be seen here.
A copy of the book was recently presented to none other than Chris Froome himself (pictured) upon his win of the 2017 Tour de France. A short video showing the presentation can be seen here.
Signed & Dedicated copies from the author are available upon request at no extra charge.
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