cycling historian, Claude B Dawes, is summoned by
Dr Moeller of the M7 Institute in the Netherlands
he is quickly drawn into a web of intrigue that could
affect the entire future of human powered transport.
Last issue we published a key moment in this pedal-powered
page turner. Due to popular demand and lack of legal
action we can now reveal more.
what those that have had a sneak preview thought.
A damned derivative read. Anyone that’s
read Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons is
going to have read most of this already but
without the gratutitous mention of bikes.”
Alan Taylor, Sunday Herald
I think my lawyers are going to enjoy this.”
A rattling good bike tale. AIRNIMALS and DAHONS
blends genuine excitement and relentless product
placement, in one high speed, sensibly priced
package with upgrades possible at any moment.”
With AIRNIMALS and DAHONS we may have just
seen the birth of a new genre - the 21st century’s
first pedal-powered, semi-historical, sci-fi
novel. Recommended reading for the serious
cyclist. Basic spelling and plot errors just
add to the flavour.”
Amie de l’Autor
hundred yards ahead on the road that stretched up
Mount Ventoux, a young woman laughed and called down
to him. ‘Claudeeieee, hurry up honey! I knew
I should have married a younger man with a lighter
bike!’ Her smile was magic.
struggled to keep up but his legs felt like stone.
‘Wait,’ he begged. ‘Please.... if
I can just shift the bike down to the smaller ring...
Damn! The chain’s come off again.’ As
he rolled to a stop his vision began to blur. There
was a thundering in his ears and the prospect of yet
more oil on his hands. I must reach her! But when
he looked up again, the woman had disappeared....
Claude B Dawes awoke with a start from his nightmare.
The phone beside his bed was ringing. Dazed, he picked
up the reciever. ‘Hello?’
looking for Claude Dawes,’ a man’s voice
... is Claude Dawes.’ He squinted at his bike
themed, twin dial, Pedersen Tandem alarm clock. It
was 5.18 am in London and 6.18 am in København.
name is Rudolf Moeller. I’m a human and alternative
powered vehicle specialist.’
I know someone that once used a large German Shepherd
to pull his Windcheetah trike up the hill to his work.
A useful way to combine dog walking and commuting,