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Levi’s launches cycling apparel for women

Four years after Levi’s introduced their Commuter line of cycling-specific jeans and other clothing for men and one year after I tweeted about their plans, Levi’s announced their Commuter apparel for women.

Betabrand women’s bike commuter apparel for 2015

You might know Betabrand for their fleece “dress slacks” and YouTube ads for their awesomely obnoxious disco pants, but did you know this San Francisco clothing manufacturer has been selling practical urban cycling apparel since at least 2010? A woman’s cycling pant was added in 2012, and they’ve continued to expand their women’s bike-to-work clothing read more »

Frances Willard rode a bicycle

March is Women’s History Month. Yesterday, we met Annie Londonderry, who cycled around the world in 1894. Today, we’ll look briefly at suffragist Frances Willard. As president of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), she developed the slogan “Do Everything” to encourage women to lobby, petition, preach and publish on a wide variety of issues read more »

Una Bici Más

“Una Bici Más,” Seen at the 4th Annual World Bicycle Forum at Medelin, Colombia last weekend. More bike stuff under the photo. View image | gettyimages.com

Annie Cohen Kopchovsky biked around the world

March is Women’s History Month, when bike bloggers quote Susan B. Anthony ( bicycling “has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world”) and temperance reformer Frances Willard, who used bicycling as a metaphor for control over her destiny. Their achievements are notable, but let’s talk about the first woman to wheel read more »

I’m not dead yet

Earlier this week, I hinted at a post with this title for Thursday, which never happened. This is as far as I got: I ride a bike everyday, and nothing ever happens to me.