Bicycles and Fashion

Susan B.Anthony said “I think [the bicycle] has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world,”

The restrictive clothing of the era — corsets, long, heavy skirts, petticoats and hoops, long sleeved shirts with high collars — seemed to symbolize the constricted lives women of the 1890s were expected to lead. Eventually, the battle over dress reform, largely fought on the battlefield of cycling attire, forever altered public perceptions of proper female behavior.

Once hidden under yards of fabric, female cyclists shed their old skins and emerged, quite literally, as “new women”

Bike to work!

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A selection of bicycles

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Add some style to your bicycle!

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Spring Bike Ties

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Back in the day…

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