Built upon hours of extensive research and personal interviews, Canada Cycle & Motor: The CCM Story traces the fascinating history of this uniquely Canadian company from its founding in 1899 until its eventual demise in 1983. The story draws together a diverse cast of some of Canada's best-known businessmen, celebrated athletes and colourful con artists to paint an unforgettable picture of Canada's rich cultural heritage. Supported by 150 vintage photographs and company advertisements, Canada Cycle & Motor: The CCM Story touches upon the very core of the Canadian identity and is sure to spark fond memories for those who grew up with CCM bikes and CCM skates.
From its inception in 1895 as Arnold, Schwinn & Company, Schwinn bicycles have been the best-built and most-desired bikes produced in America. This book gives you a comprehensive overview of these great bikes. It includes chapters on the early history, balloon-tire bikes, middle-weights, lightweights, Stingrays and Krates, and the modern era of mountain bikes, road bikes, BMX, and the return of the Black Phantom.