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Hanneli Mustaparta rides a bicycle

Norwegian photographer, fashion blogger, stylist and former model Hanneli Mustaparta rides a bicycle in TriBeCa in New York City, New York. #143187721 / gettyimages.com Continue reading »

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Helmet safety

For safety’s sake, ladies, wear a HELMET before somebody gets hurt. From what I can tell, this was not filmed in ‘Murica. I’m going to guess Russia? H/T Simon.

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Designing bikes for women, 1958: The Glamour Bike

Says this marketing copy from 1958 for the Raleigh “Glamour Bicycle”: “Peggy Hayward models a new Raleigh bicycle specially designed for fashion-conscious women. Its attachments include a make-up mirror, lipstick holder and dress guard.” #3135985 / gettyimages.com This Raleigh appears to be based on Boulevard Tourist and seems very similar to the (Raleigh-owned) Triumph “Pink read more »

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Kiernan Shipka rides a bicycle

Teen actress Kiernan Shipka poses with a Linus bike for Vanity Fair magazine. You can view the complete slideshow at Vanity Fair. For more photos of people who bike, click through to the Celebrities and bicycles category. Steven Rea’s coffee table book Hollywood Rides A Bike features nearly a hundred photos of movie stars on read more »

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Christiane Taubira commutes by bike

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira rides her yellow bicycle to the weekly cabinet meeting at Elysee Palace, the official presidential residence in Paris. The other day, we saw Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti bike to Elysee Palace for a meeting. Taubira and Filippetti joined the throngs biking to work in Paris as the government imposes strict read more »

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Bike polo 1931

“Polo games in which the players are mounted on bikes instead of ponies is the latest sport devised for the amusement of Hollywood movie stars.”

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Style Bistro on bike style

“How to ride a bike in style – a celebrity guide” from Style Bistro features Kirsten Dunst, Taylor Swift, and others riding their bikes.
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Bikes and advertising

Do you remember that casting call for a cyclist in San Francisco last month? That Droid Razr advertisement began airing nationally last weekend. (Update: video marked private, but found a publicly available version directly from Verizon’s YouTube channel. You may remember this also happened in real life and was posted to Strava for Valentine’s Day read more »

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Free People catalog features models on bicycles

The January 2013 catalog for the Urban Outfitters “Free People” brand features devastatingly beautiful Dutch models on bicycles. You, too, can look just as beatiful as them if you ride a bike. And buy their clothes. And have a Scandinavian heritage. And perhaps shrink yourself down to a size 0. Right now, you have a read more »

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Christmas bike music and a post-apocalyptic bike ride TONIGHT

I’m compiling a list of bike songs released in 2012 and Nora Schlang of Washington DC contacted me to let me know she released a full album entitled, simply, “bicycle.” The album of folksy happy pop tunes is all about bikes (how cool is that?). You can buy the whole album or individual tunes over read more »

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