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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: 71
Latest Activity: on Wednesday

My name is Cherries Jubilee and I ride a bike.

Discussion Forum

The Perfect Wheel

Started by Miss Cherries Jubilee. Last reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee on Wednesday. 16 Replies

I have been searching for the perfect wheel for some time now.  While I love my Raleigh, Daisy Belle, it really doesn't fit me.  My problem is that I am too short for most step over ladies bikes and…Continue

Tags: tires, bicycle, Steampunk, rebuild, Bicycle

Ride for Charity or Glory this Year?

Started by Miss Cherries Jubilee. Last reply by Miss Cherries Jubilee Jul 16. 6 Replies

We all know about Tweed Rides, but what about other group rides?  'Tis the season and I am committed to do a short version of the Obliteride this year.  This is a ride to raise money for cancer…Continue

Tags: for, Steampunk, Cycling, Rides, Bike

Share your bicycle!

Started by SouthernGothic. Last reply by SouthernGothic Jul 15. 10 Replies

It matters not how steampunk your everyday steed is.  What is your bicycle?  What is the story behind it?  Is it daily transport or weekend warrior?Here is mine.  It is a 1970 Raleigh DL-1.   Rod…Continue

Clockwork Bicycle

Started by Dr. Mungojerry Grindlebone. Last reply by Dr. Mungojerry Grindlebone Mar 27. 3 Replies

Anyone have any additional information on devices such as these?  This is about as steampunk as is possible without running a boiler....Continue

Tags: bicycle, clockwork

Comment Wall


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Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on August 1, 2015 at 2:45pm

I am not at all sure if I have posted this here.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on August 1, 2015 at 2:29pm

There is some great film of people riding rare early bicycles in the first 20 minutes of this 1992 film.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on July 26, 2015 at 1:55pm

Great bicycling outfit.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on July 26, 2015 at 1:53pm

Oh and I found out I can put my 2.5 inch tires on the same rims as my 1.75 inch tires. Saved me about $200 so I don't have to have the Nuvincci hub laced onto another rim.

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on July 26, 2015 at 1:51pm

So the "Bird" frame is at the welders, getting the pieces welded on so I can have real back breaks.  I have a brand new front fork already set up for front breaks and I have purchased the cantilever breaks. I am going to fetch some new inner tubes and put the new 2.5 inch tires on the rims either today or tomorrow.  Things are moving apace as they say.

Comment by SouthernGothic on July 15, 2015 at 11:08am

Lady Naomi, That is a nice kit for the bicycle.  It does have a bit more class than my holding the bottle in my left hand while bicycling.

Comment by Lady Naomi on July 14, 2015 at 6:02am

I promised you my bicycle but instead I bring you this old Raleigh converted into a bar! (Owned by Alegro Music Bar, Trikala, Thessaly.)

Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 25, 2015 at 3:36pm

This video is a little hokey and the bikes are uncomfortable...don't get me started on the helmets...but if you are looking for good information about riding in traffic, this is the best I have come across in a long time.  Many scorchers and mountain climbers seem to have forgotten about folks who ride upright and slow.

Comment by Ryan Grimm on June 24, 2015 at 2:47pm
I have JUST found out that a chain of auto parts stores in my area will be selling customs-mixed car paints IN SPRAY CANS starting in a couple weeks.
SO, if you are restoring an old bike, or want a custom paint color, these folks can do it.

The Taunton MA store is already doing it, and my local Plymouth MA store will be doing it as of the 30th IIRC.
Comment by Miss Cherries Jubilee on June 24, 2015 at 1:30pm

Isn't this a nice young man?  (giggle)


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