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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? He seemed uninterested in bringing into the fold readers who do not already revere him. I travelled mostly for work but did not have the smarts or luxury of bringing a bike with me. Get to Know Us.

Commentaries on planning, on transport, and seemingly anything else that occasionally comes to mind, weave through this book in as unplanned a way as his travels. May 13, Oscar Calva rated it did not like it Shelves: I strongly recommend it — even if you only want to discover his musings on riarios and arts.

His art includes photography and installation works and has been published in five books.

Byrne travels a great deal and is an avid cyclist. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. This collection of essays bickcleta at several cities within and outside the US and how their patterns of life, traffic, and industry including tourism affect the people who live and work there.

Seems he’s found himself a city to live in. Far more interesting than I initially thought it might be. Here is an example from the San Francisco chapter: I gave it four stars. The message about cities needing to be bike friendly is the unifying one, but it could have found better traction in a focused magazine article. The girl with pink hair asked why I was returning it and I said “it’s really boring! Oct 28, Rebekah rated it did not like it.

I was so looking forward to reading weird random bicycle musings by David Byrne, but alas, his brain biciclleta days is less interesting than my own. We get a good looks at small parts, get a great feeling of the vibe and interetingly, he is a terrific teacher of city and highway infrastructure!


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There he gives us glimpses of people, places and life that just can’t be experienced from a hotel, a tour bus or a tourist attraction. Amazon Business Service fe business customers. A lot of times David Byrne writes about the obvious, and other times he is responding to something that is interesting and he has something to say about it. Y ahora otro gif de Byrne: This book is as much about what defines the culture of cities as it is about bicycling. Mar 24, James Cridland rated it really liked it.

He clearly diariis a charmed life; and whether he’s in Sao Paolo or London davic seems to know the places to go to and has friends who show him the way; but he spends much of his time cycling in a vague way and just seeing what happens.

Bicycle Diaries

I’m a fan of david byrne, as much or even more of his work after the talking heads, and I’m a fan of bicycles, so a book full of david byrnes musings about riding a bike through a bunch of different cities around the world seemed ddiarios a winner to me, and so it was. The writing is conversational and Byrne is not afraid to express strong opinions. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. David Byrne should write more books. There are lots of tangents along the way, everything from where he ate to the history or politics of the country visited, but there is something compelling about bicic,eta all.

I found this material as fascinating and a rewarding as his thoughts on urban cycling. Share your thoughts with other customers. I hope one day the majority of the world will follow David Byrne’s lead. See our Returns Policy. Jan biciclega, Stan rated it liked it. In Bicycle DiariesByrne goes on another world-wide tour, but fe not about the music this time. As the product of an artist of many media, the book is not some plain, printed byrje.


Byrne, while maybe not a ‘super-star,’ is an extremely intelligent, cool person who gets to spend a lot of time with other ybrne intelligent, cool people. Do you want to visit our international store? I am passionate about cycling, not in a macho or, heaven forbid, a lycra-clad way, it is quite simply my favourite mode of transport for getting from A to B.

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And, as any cyclist knows, you see and smell an awful lot more of the places you’re in if you’re on a bicycle than if you’re in a car. During the summer time I diagios bike marathons all over my county.

Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne

David Byrne is such a cool charming person. But then again he’s an intelligent guy and he can write and this is a book not about personalities but mostly landscapes and architecture. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: This time, Byrne t You know his name, or ought to.

This time, Byrne talks about bicycling, which for him is not just an affectation or an occasional indulgence—cycling is his primary mode of transportation when he’s at home in New York City, and often when he is on the road as well. It does seem to open some doors for him, however, for whatever that’s worth as I revealed at the beginning, I didn’t know David Byrne from Adam until I opened up the front cover.

Preview — Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne. Yes, I hated Bush too, and think America can learn some things from its neighbors, and agree that the lowest common denominator has in many cases weighted humanity down.

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