Ultimate Guide to Biking in High Heels

While commuting to work sometimes people on the street ask, “How do you ride your bike in high heels?” Well, that is a good question and my answer is “Because it’s easier than walking in them.” All laughs aside, don’t be afraid of riding in heels! It can be done! To help you, we pulled together the ultimate guide to riding a bike in high heels.

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1. Select Your Heels-Always make sure your heels compliment your outfit or at least your bike. Ok, that was more of a fashion tip instead of riding tip.

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5 Spring Flats Perfect for Pedaling

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Flats are favorite go to shoe for spring bike riding. This shoe style is the perfect transitional shoe from cool mornings to warm afternoons. Also, flat shoes don’t take up much room so you can throw them in your tote while you change into heels for the office. So we rounded up 5 stylish Spring flats perfect for warm weather bike commutes.

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Bike Style Interview with Kate of Petal by Pedal

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1. Tell us about Petal by Pedal.

Petal by Pedal seeks to bring locally grown bouquets to New York City doorsteps, by bicycle. Celebrating the natural beauty growing within our own backyard, Petal by Pedal picks seasonal flowers from urban rooftops, Brooklyn gardens, and New York farms — and delivers them via Bullitt cargo bicycles bearing PxP’s nostalgic logo. Our handcrafted bouquets are thoughtfully arranged and sustainably packaged in recycled brown kraft paper and mason jars, with our cards typed out by typewriter. We offer authenticity and connection in the realm of buying flowers online — flowers simplified.

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DIY Turban for Bike Friendly Hair

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Need a fashionable solution to keep hair in place while you ride your bike on a windy day? We found a great DIY tutorial for a fashion turban from Framboise Fashion to keep your tresses in place. Also, this fashion turban is a chic way to keep your hair looking chic under your bike helmet.

4 Steps to Bike Friendly Hair

1. Curl up a scarf and place it at the back of your head.
2. Twist the two sides in the front of your forehead and tie a knot on the back of your head.
3. Cover your head with the end of the scarf from both sides.
4. Tuck the ends from the back in. Get ready to ride!

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5 Favorite Catherine Baba Street Style Pictures

Everyone loves Catherine Baba for her unique style, bold statement and her favorite mode of transportation in Paris-a bicycle, of course. There is even a blog on tumblr dedicated to her called Fuck Yeah Catherine Baba. She has worked for Chanel, Givenchy, Balmain and Ungaro and is a freelance stylist and consultant for a number of fashion houses and designers. Yeah, she’s cool. Here are our 5 favorite pictures of her riding in the streets of Paris. Catherine_Baba_Bike-5 (more…)

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