Though apparently not that many of us women cycle to work (reasons cited in recent NYT Magazine article, it’s too sweaty, the road’s not safe, helmet head), there was a time when women couldn’t wait to get on a bike, despite being belted into a corset and wearing a hat with the radius of a cocktail table. So I’m celebrating biker chicks today. Any stripe, any speed, though my favorite is the 1-speed Safety Bicycle
than seems to have come with a stern Victorian spinster wrapped neck to toe in black taffeta.
See yourself in any of the below?
I’d love to include more and will post them if you send me a picture of yourself with bike. Meanwhile, bike more, drive less, and watch your blind spot!
Mariella Mehr — Poet, Memoirist, Acivisit, Survivor Not many Roma divulge their experience of the Holocaust. Unlike the many Jewish organizations which provide documentary evidence, . . .