Hollywood Rides a Bike: Cycling with the Stars, by Steven Rea, Angel City Press, 160 pp., $20.
Take a ride back in time and pay homage to classic wheels. Steven Rea, film critic for the Philadelphia INquirer and professor at Drexel University, initially took his love for cinema and cycling to the internet in NOvember 2010 with the Tumblr “Rides a Bike.” After developing cult-like following, Rea has brought this fascinating collection to print, providing a great glimpse into the bike culture of Hollywood’s finest. Boasting high quality, mostly black and white photos, as well as a bikes and stars index, Hollywood Rides a Bike is a timeless treasure to add to your collection. — Liz Pacheco