Bicycle Quarterly Past Editions

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  • BQ 16 (Summer 2006)


    Vol. 4, No. 4

    The History of American Road Racing

      Peter Rich: Racing in Europe and America 1950-1980
      Riding with classic racing derailleurs
      Mark Nobilette on making custom lugs
      Test: Ebisu All-Purpose
      Test: Trek 2100C
  • BQ 15 (Spring 2006)


    Vol. 4, No. 3

    1930 Tour de France

    This issue is out of print.
    André Leducq on how he won the 1930 Tour
    Making sense of racing bikes from the past
    1903 Rochet, 1939 Oscar Egg, 1940s Bianchi
    Jamie Swan on frame alignment
    Randonneuring basics: planning and packing

  • BQ 14 (Winter 2005)


    Vol. 4, No. 2

    Goëland; Riding with Classic Derailleurs
    Goëland history
    1950s Goëland catalog
    Riding with classic cyclotouring derailleur
    3-day tour on classic French bikes
    Brian Baylis on lug design
    Test: J. P. Weigle randonneur

  • BQ 13 (Autumn 2005)


    Vol. 4, No. 1

    Start of the 650B Revolution

    Gravel 300 km brevet on a 1952 René Herse
    “I rode for Alex Singer” (Jean Olbrechts interview)
    4 Jours de Paris technical trials
    Peter Weigle on filing lugs
    Test: Berthoud Epervier

  • BQ 12 (Summer 2005)


    Vol. 3, No. 4

    American Cycling

    Great Territorial Road Race of 1894 (Arizona)
    Interview with Grant Petersen (Rivendell Bicycle Works)
    1970s Bill Vetter Randonneuse
    Framebuilder round-table discussion
    Test: Rivendell Quickbeam

  • BQ 11 (Spring 2005)


    Vol. 3, No. 3

    Front-End Geometry; Bicycle Touring
    Geometries for different speeds, loads and tire sizes
    Making sense of geometries from the past and present
    Recommended geometries for randonneur and touring bikes
    A teenage adventure in 1889.
    Test: Co-Motion Nor’Wester
    Test: 1971 René Herse Démontable

  • BQ 10 (Winter 2004)


    Vo. 3, No. 2

    Gravel Riding

    Exploring gravel roads in the Cascades on a 1952 Jo Routens
    Eddy Merckx’ hour record bike
    José Meiffret, the “human cannonball”
    Frame stiffness
    1948 Dujardin with Nivex derailleur

  • BQ 9 (Autumn 2004)


    Vol. 3, No. 1

    La Tante – The Aunt

    Interview with Paulette Porthault
    Rode in Technical Trials
    Won Poly de Chanteloup hillclimb race on tandem
    Toured all over Europe in 1930s and 1940s.
    Her report from the first Flèche 24-hour ride (1947).
    Bike test: Heron Randonneur

  • BQ 8 (Summer 2004)


    Vol. 2, No. 4

    Daniel Rebour
    The life and work of Daniel Rebour
    Previously unpublished photos
    Rebour drawings
    Maxi-Car history
    1961 Olmo with full Campagnolo

  • BQ 7 (Spring 2004)


    Vol. 2, No. 3

    The Fascinating Tandems of France
    Classic tandems from Herse, Singer, Narcisse, Reyhand…
    1946 Herse tandem on PBP 2003
    Historic rides: 600 km brevet in 1928, PBP 1948.
    Tandem geometry

  • BQ 6 (Winter 2003)


    Vol. 2, No. 2
    Campagnolo’s First Derailleur

    The development of Campagnolo’s 1949 Gran Sport derailleur
    Every iteration documented in photos and Rebour’s drawings
    From Nivex via Gran Sport and Huret Allvit to Suntour’s slant parallelogram.
    The first Tour de France won by a Campagnolo derailleur (1951)
    The mad world of stayer track racing

  • BQ 5 (Autumn 2003)


    Vol. 2, No. 1

    Technical Trials 2 and PBP
    1940s Technical Trials
    Incredibly light bikes
    Rebour drawings of technical details
    PBP on a 1946 René Herse tandem
    Comparison test of fenders

  • BQ 4 (Summer 2003)


    Vol. 1, No. 4

    Technical Trials 1

    1930s Technical Trials
    Bicycles competed on reliability, light weight, useful features
    Reports from riders, spectators
    Result sheets
    A visit to the Alex Singer shop

  • BQ 3 (Spring 2003)


    Vol. 1, No. 3

    San Francisco to Los Angeles in 1902

    1902 SF to LA: Dirt roads, no signs, brake-less descents and hostile cart drivers
    What makes a good randonneur bike?
    1929 Integral with chainrings between the frame tubes and floating chain
    René Herse from 1949 PBP
    Classic French trailers

  • BQ 2 (Winter 2002)


    Vol. 1, No. 2

    PBP Special
    Interview with Roger Baumann, fastest rider in PBP 1956
    Daniel Rebour on PBP bikes
    The incredible 1952 Faure, made by a watchmaker
    Installing aluminum fenders

  • BQ 1 (Summer 2002)


    Vol. 1, No. 1

    Alex Singer Special
    Interview with Ernest Csuka, constructeur of Alex Singer bicycles
    1962 Alex Singer Randonneuse on a 400 km brevet
    Daniel Rebour illustrations
    Alex Singer bottom bracket patent
    Equipment of 1951 Paris-Brest-Paris