The Crossroads of the Aether
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
Latest Activity: May 8
The Steampunk Style Cycling Union Manifesto
Shamlessly stolen from The Cycle Chic Manifesto by Mikeal-Colville-Anderson
~ 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 in said landscape will inspire others to embrace a more friendly attitude towards wheel men and wheel women.
~ I will ride with grace, elegance and dignity.
~ I will choose a velocipede that reflects my personality and style.
~ I will, however, regard my wheel as an accessory to my Steampunk style. Allowing my wheel to upstage me is unacceptable.
~ I will accessorize in accordance with the cleanliness and elegance of my riding togs and considerate street etiquette in mind, and acquire, where possible, a chain guard, kickstand,skirt guard, fenders, bell and basket.
~ I will know and respect the traffic laws.
~ I will refrain from wearing or owning any form of modern 'cycle wear'.
~ I will use my bell to inform pedestrians and slower riders of my presence when passing.
~ I will keep my wheel in good working order.
~ I will ride my wheel for fun, at least sometimes.
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