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Steampunk Style Cycling Union

Come join us to celebrate Steampunk touring in style.  We will talk about cycling fashion, bicycle maintenance, and all different kinds of pedal powered contraptions. Long live pedal power! Its good for fashion.  It's good for your health and its good for the planet.

Location: Western Washington and the World
Members: 64
Latest Activity: on Thursday

My name is Cherries Jubilee and I ride a bike.

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Steampunk Style Cycling Union Manifesto

Started by Miss Cherries Jubilee. Last reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee Jun 28. 1 Reply

I choose Steampunk Style, and at every opportunity will choose style over speed.~ I embrace my duty to contribute to a more aesthetically pleasing urban landscape.~ I am aware that my mere presence…Continue

Tags: Manifesto, bicycle, style, Steampunk

Self-defense for cyclists

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II. Last reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee Feb 26. 2 Replies

A turn of the century article with some tactics advice for wheelers faced with dangerous antagonists and/or objectionable children.  The blog in question offers a lot of other interesting information…Continue

African American Cycling History

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II. Last reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee Feb 11. 4 Replies

In honor of Black History Month, I thought I'd post up a few links and articles I've found in my wanderings through the bicycling and history sections of the aethernet.  I hope you enjoy these little…Continue

Is this a "clockpunk" bicycle?

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II. Last reply by Dr. Jameson B Westering II Dec 28, 2013. 4 Replies

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Comment by Dr. Jameson B Westering II on Thursday

German-American artist Lyonel Feininger posing next to a bicycle in 1890

American painter Elihu Vedder in 1910.

From the Archives of American Art blog article Who Wore It Best!

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Thursday

How about this for a Steampunk Bike?

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Thursday

and here is Miss Kathy Dunn wearing her "Dubliner" cover on her bandbox helmet.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Thursday

Here is my new Bandbox helmet with a "Hollywood" green straw cover.  I did not like the yellow pansies that were the original trim, so I went to Micheals, and trimmed it out with green and yellow checked ribbon and silk flowers with a brass clockwork bird on one side.

Comment by Dr. Jameson B Westering II on Monday

Does it include the bicycle?

How old is the picture?  I'd be curious to see what all that would cost now adjusted for inflation.

Comment by Ryan Grimm on August 16, 2014 at 9:10am

$715?!?!?

Good HEAVENS

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on August 15, 2014 at 3:04pm

An Illustration of the most expensive cycling suit anyone ever purchased.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on August 15, 2014 at 3:01pm

Some pictures that just said, "post me".

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on August 13, 2014 at 12:46am

Well I have been cycling nearly every day.  The weather has been hot, but really beautiful.  I have also gotten a little better about taking my lane and cycling in traffic. I have never been accosted, but I think I might just carry a squirt gun, just in case.

Comment by Dr. Jameson B Westering II on August 9, 2014 at 6:33pm

Ridevintage.com is a website dedicated to late 19th and early 20th century cycling.  Articles covering all aspects of cycling, from the use of the bicycle during warfare to Boy Scouts and cycling clothing of the period.

 
 
 

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