The Steampunk Empire

The Crossroads of the Aether

Steampunk Style Cycling Union


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: 67
Latest Activity: on Sunday

My name is Cherries Jubilee and I ride a bike.

Discussion Forum

Bicycle Soliders of the 2nd Boer War

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II Dec 5, 2014. 0 Replies

During the second Boer War (1899 - 1902), fought in Southern Africa between the British Empire and the South African Republic and the Orange Free State, previously independent states that came into…Continue

Interesting Bicycling Couple,

Started by Lady Estelle T. Barada Nov 13, 2014. 0 Replies

Mrs Chrisman makes all of her own clothes to fit a Victorian-era shape, rides a 100-year-old penny farthing bicycle with her husband, Gabriel (pictured), and cooks with the guide of 19th century…Continue

The Girl on the Bicycle

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II Nov 12, 2014. 0 Replies

Miura Tamaki (1884 - 1946)…Continue

African American Cycling History

Started by Dr. Jameson B Westering II. Last reply by Dr. Jameson B Westering II Sep 9, 2014. 6 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

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Comment by Commodore Campbell on Sunday
You may find interesting; it is a 1945 British film on the making of Raleigh bicycles. A lot of hand work was still involved; except for the specially-built automatic cutting machines that replaced jigs and hand tools, bicycle manufacture was still not far removed from how it had been at the beginning of the industry.
Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Saturday

You can find more information about Mrs. Christman's

Comment by Felix Cartagena on Saturday
After a 4 hour road trip up and back to North New Jersey, I just acquired a 1966 Raleigh RSW (Really Small Wheel) folding bicycle. It is in pristeen condition and has been well taken care of all these years. It even has the plaid rack bag. I dropped it off at my local bike shop for a tune up on the way home. Looks like I have this year's Tweed Steed. Huzzah!
Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Friday

I am aquainted with Mr. and Mrs. Chrisman and you see them here on the inaugural ride of Mrs. Chrisman's new trike based on the Rudge Rotary model.  Mr. Chrisman is here seen with his Victory high wheel based on the 1885 Victor. Notice Mrs. Chrisman's parasol basket!

Comment by Ryan Grimm on January 16, 2015 at 3:36am

I'm halfway through rebuilding an early 60s Phillips 3-speed for this summer.
I'll be adding a front dyno hub I bought used.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on January 15, 2015 at 5:44pm

Is anyone involves in a winter bicycling project?

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on January 14, 2015 at 6:31pm

I am soooo excited! I just purchased a B18 Brooks saddle, which is a recreation of the 1908 ladies saddle for less than half of the retail price on ebay!  I have been shopping this saddle for two years and this particular color was limited - imagine my surprise to find one on ebay!

Comment by Dr. Jameson B Westering II on January 1, 2015 at 9:47am

It's been crazy cold here lately - have to remind myself of these 19th centuray Alaska Goldrush wheelers to get out on my own wheels as the new year dawns!

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on December 31, 2014 at 6:09pm

Heading home to the North Pole.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on December 31, 2014 at 6:05pm

Happy New Year, ya'll.  I plan on riding a great deal more this year!


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