Author(s): David Sparshott
Fixie or Brompton - Pinarello racer or Mongoose BMX - which is the fastest? The most expensive? How about their ride-by kudos, or their crash survival rate? These playing cards allow bike lovers of all ages to play iconic makes and models off against each other to discover who's got the best set of wheels.
David Sparshott is a London-based illustrator who studied at the Bristol School of Art. David has worked as a Visiting Lecturer at UWE Bristol and run youth drawing workshops as part of the Architecture Foundation's continuing 'Urban Pioneers' project. Selected clients include Nike, Oxford University, the New York Times and Tropicana.
Road bikes: Colnago Master Paris Galibier Pinarello Dogma Cervelo R5 Ca Peugeot Equipe McLaren Venge City commuter bikes: City Hire Bike Dutch Bike Fixie Bike Condor Fratello Trek FX Hybrid Tandem Small-wheeled bikes: Brompton Moulton AM 20-2 Red Line Flight Mongoose Program Strida SX Raleigh Chopper Track bikes: Lotus Type 108 Team GB Olympic Bicycle Look AL 464 Merckx Low Pro Pursuit Graeme Obree's 'Old Faithful' Off-road bikes: 1970s Clunker Polo Bicycle GT Fury World Cup Ridley X-Ride Specialized Epic S Works Sling Shot Farmboy