Book Review: Frostbike (The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling)
In The Bike, Babin tracks the history of winter cycling, stretching back to the days of the Gold Rush, where bicycles could be more effective than horses and dog teams. Before the advent of the automobile age, cycling had mass popularity as a method of travel and recreation. He runs through the evolution of inventions that allowed cyclists to ride on ice and snow up to the ‘fat bikes’ of today. Read more.