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And the magic number is…

53. On my ride to work this morning, I saw 53 other riders out on the roads and bikepaths. That’s incredible. It was in the upper twenties when I left home, and about freezing when I got to the office. … Continue reading

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Picking out a riding skirt

We’ve been working at finding riding clothes that can also be worn when you’re off the bike, and my focus has been on the elements of a good riding skirt. I’ve learned a fair number of things that should have … Continue reading

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Pedaling in Heels

I know I promised you skirts today. And I do have a skirt story from yesterday morning. But today I have something far, far more important to discuss: the utter joy of riding a bike while wearing high heels. [I … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal becomes aware that people ride bikes! And need clothes!

This weekend, we’ve been debating the merits of this article in the WSJ about companies finally producing cycling clothing that’s “cool.” They’re a little behind the curve. We’ve been talking for a while about cycling clothing that you can wear … Continue reading

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Stealth Cycling: It’s all about the fabric

This summer, we’re trying to figure out what one reader has called “stealth cycling,” showing up at work or a social event on your bike without announcing to the world that you rode there. For me, in the kind of … Continue reading

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Further adventures in stealth cycling: The skirt

As part of my campaign to ride as much as possible this week before my day job sends me on the road again, I decided to ride to my Book Club meeting. Our book this month was about Frank Lloyd … Continue reading

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In which I attempt to ride like a normal person

This week is the only one this month that I’m not on the road, so I’m trying to spend as much of it as possible on my bike. I’m riding my bike to places that ordinarily I’d hesitate about, getting … Continue reading

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We are *so* sorry, Mayor Soglin

No, really. We are. We ordered clothing 2 weeks ago that is both fashionable, normal-looking, able to be worn on a bike, and relatively inexpensive. Our goal is to find clothing that doesn’t cost a fortune and yet enables you … Continue reading

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Pictures!

I love this gallery of bicycle photos! I love the different ways that bikes fit into people’s lives—as transportation (check out slide #6), as sport (#13), as work (#19), as whimsy (#14), as dare-devilry (#16), and even as their own … Continue reading

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Cold, wet, and dreary

And that is our commuting report for the ride home today. Rain, cold, grey sky… And yet. And yet I saw at least a dozen riders out there, on their way home, or to a meeting, or to their plans … Continue reading

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