Category Archives: Women

COG Eurotour 8mm film

Milwaukee super hero Peter DiAntoni sent me this fun advance short of COG Magazine‘s recent trip to Europe for the 2011 Cycle Messenger World Championships in Warsau. Shot on Tri-X film stock, this is film is so fresh you can smell … Continue reading

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The Secret Greasy Handshake: basic bike repair classes for gals and guys

Some people have no more interest in learning to repair their bicycles than they do their automobiles.  They get a flat they call a tow truck.  Unless you are a member of the Better World Club,the bicycle friendly version of … Continue reading

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Red Bikes Diaries

My friend Linsey had been looking to upgrade a bit from her well-used Electra Townie commuter bike.  In addition to wanting a new ride, she was bit by the loop-frame bug and wanted a new ride, but with the elegant … Continue reading

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Schwinn versus Huffy

I’m all about the Cyclechic movement to encourage people to ride bicycles in regular clothes.  Since I like vintage clothes, I personally take it a bit further and try to put together interesting, somewhat noticeable outfits for my daily trips around Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Critical Lass Ride

I saw this ride mentioned yesterday on a couple of blogs and was notified from the Chainlink.  To help spread the virus, I thought I would pass it on to OTB readers. I do like the name and the poster … Continue reading

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What I like: Kate Spade Bicycle and Accessories

Bikes and two of my favorite designers, whats not to like? In 2008 and 2009 Cynthia Rowley got a lot of attention when put her designer cruiser bikes in her runway shows.  Now Kate Spade and Adeline Adeline, the adorable … Continue reading

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Gaining Momentum

Yesterday when I got home from work I was excited to find my first print issue of Momentum Magazine in the mail. I have been following the magazine for some time now, but only on the web.  I’m no Luddite, but in … Continue reading

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Women biking in the frozen north

A bike means freedom, at any time of year | Commentary | Minnesota Public Radio News.

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WSJ: fashion and bicycle advice?!?

A friend sent me an email tipping me off to a short article in the Wall Street Journal  that offered fashion advice to professional women interested in riding a bike to work.  I was a bit suprised that the WSJ even … Continue reading

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Women In Motion: New Women Riders Reflect on NYC Cycling

In earlier posts, I have discussed the disparity in numbers of women who ride bikes for transportation both nationally and locally.  This issue has been getting a lot more attention lately.  Planners have realized that if they can get women biking … Continue reading

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