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Bicycles make the cover of 'The New Yorker'

Old 09-16-19, 09:14 AM
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Bicycles make the cover of 'The New Yorker'

'In the past fifty years, many of J. J. Sempé's hundred and twelve covers have celebrated the gratifications offered by la petite reine, his beloved bicycle.'
The cover:

The interview:

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Bikes are okay, I guess.
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A friend of mine has a dozen or so of those covers framed on his wall. The bicycle lends itself well to an illustration.
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It is a shame he hung around with the wrong group of riding friends.
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Old 12-19-19, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by TiHabanero View Post
It is a shame he hung around with the wrong group of riding friends.
And I agree that my most precious moments are riding with my friends. Sometimes we are lucky in the timing and can go to where there are quiet country roads - or remote single track !.
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