By Jon Day

Cyclogeography is an essay concerning the bicycle within the cultural mind's eye and a portrait of London visible from the saddle. The bicycle permits us to suppose a panorama, instead of simply see it, and within the nice culture of the psychogeographers, Day makes an attempt to leave from the map and reclaim the streets of the town while exploring the connection among our bodies, motorcycles and geography.

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