Bike expo at the MAK


MAK Exhibition View, 2013, TOUR DU MONDE. Bicycle Stories MAK Exhibition Hall © MAK/Katrin Wißkirchen

Our upcoming issue rather raves about the bicycle. Devoted to urbanism and mobility, DAMn°39 has many-a good thing to say about the two-wheeler as a contemporary form of city transport. Which is why we are keen to direct your attention to an exhibition at the MAK. It happens to be the Viennese Year of the Bicycle, and TOUR DU MONDE. Bicycle Stories takes it upon itself to utilise iconic bikes from the 20th and 21st centuries, in a sincere quest to reveal the quality and diversity of design involved in this classic mode of transportation. Bicycle Stories is in the exhibition hall at the MAK in Vienna, Austria.
Mecadural Pélissier, ca. 1950, Long-distance touring bicycle by Mercier, France (detail) © EMBACHER-COLLECTION® / Photo: Bernhard Angerer
Mouton Speedsix, ca. 1965, Full-suspension racing bicycle by Moulton Bicycle Company, Great Britain Design: Alex Moulton © EMBACHER-COLLECTION® / Photo: Bernhard Angerer
New Series Double Pylon, 2013, Stainless steel space frame bicycle by the Moulton Bicycle Company of Great Britain (detail) Design: Alex Moulton © EMBACHER-COLLECTION® / Photo: Bernhard Angerer