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How to cycle in an skirt (and maintain your modesty)

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Because getting around doesn’t have to cost the Earth…

Cycle Skirt

Brought to you by Going Going Bike

Women are a growing and important part of the cycling market but not all women who cycle want to being clad in lycra while they cycle to work or go out for a leisurely bike ride.

Here at Going Going Bike we’ve offered our own recommendations on what clothing women might want to wear while cycling including skirts. What we didn’t do was tell the ladies who read our blog how exactly to cycle in a skirt.

Luckily one lady cycling blogger (Jemma) has, and this is her guide. We think it is a tremendously useful bit of blogging, and here’s a little snippet to give you the idea…

“Watch out for the shortness of your skirt. Going too short will alert the fashion police.  I have found that I can’t go shorter than 12 cm above the knee before I end up showing the world more than my thighs. To find out how short you can really go, try out a couple of skirts by cycling around the block before you brave a longer journey.” Read more…

For some more tips and inspiration, here’s the NYC skirt cycle for you to enjoy…


frankensteinHere comes the science bit…

GC articles show you one of four ways (the one in bold) to live greener…

/ Be a winner (not a binner) /
/ Turn up the style (not the heat) /
/ Love the trend (not the spend) /
/ Do it in public (not the car/plane) /


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