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Daniel Oakman

Daniel Oakman

Daniel Oakman is a curator, historian and bike rider. He has curated exhibitions about bikes, cars, cities and urban design; including Freewheeling, a ground-breaking travelling exhibition on cycling in Australia. Daniel writes about cycling, sport, social history and politics. His first book, Facing Asia, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s History Awards.

With Melbourne Books, Oakman has published the first biography of Sir Hubert Opperman, Oppy: the Life of Sir Hubert Opperman. His latest book, Wild Ride, documents some of the most daring cycling journeys around Australia.