New York Bike Style by Sam Polcer

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Brooklyn-based photographer Sam Polcer celebrates New York bike culture through his online photo series Preferred Mode. Traveling throughout the five boroughs, Polcer captures the diverse ways in which people style their bikes, clothes, and bodies. He collects 200 of the most personality-rich images in New York Bike Style, recently published by Prestel. The paperback focuses on the pictures but also brings in a few written passages, including an interview with artist and cyclist David Byrne, rounding out its inspirational portrait of two-wheeled transportation in the Big Apple.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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