fitness

Riding bikes in skirts and dresses, totally fine if that’s your thing, here’s how (#reblog, #blogluv)

It’s spring! And time to get on our bikes and ride. And if you want to do that in skirts and dresses, go right ahead. Enjoy.

FIT IS A FEMINIST ISSUE

Frocks on Bikes, New Zealand

Though I’ve been a commuting cyclist for many years, it’s only recently I’ve gotten comfortable with riding to work in skirts and dresses. It’s a sweat thing mostly, not a modesty thing.

It’s hot here and I ride in cycling clothes and change once I get to work.

But the last few summers I’ve had lots of errands, lunch dates etc thing to do basically on my way to and from work. I also took my first stay at home sabbatical which meant more daytime errand running, on my bicycle. I started wearing my regular clothes on my bike and my regular summer clothes are mostly summer dresses and skirts. I love it. I like riding bikes in skirts a lot more than I like running skirts.

How do I do it?

Bike shorts under my skirts and dresses. That was key. No modesty…

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