Tour de Fashion

Sick of Spandex? Tired of t-shirts? Check out these fashionable San Franciscans, who prove that cycling doesn't have to be devoid of style.

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Velo Vogue's friend Lydia has the skinny jeans and boots look down to a T. The punk hairdo and cut-off handlebars give this Lower Haight resident an edgy street style. Photos and captions by Kristin Tieche of Velo Vogue (http://velovogue.blogspot.com/). Photo #5 by Omar.
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Kristin Tieche
The hottest trend in women's bicycle fashion today is the cape, giving the urban cyclist freedom, flow and unparalleled style. This yellow cape would stand out in any bike lane - day or night - and can be worn in any season. This cyclist said that her cape was even made by a local designer.
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Kristin Tieche
The Mission District is the place to see and be seen on your bike. This beautiful biker is on a vintage blue Schwinn cruiser, dressed in a psychedelic print mini-dress, cowboy boots and the quintessential layers for foggy weather. She was stopping for a coffee at Ritual Roasters on Valencia Street.
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Steven M. Carmona | Chicago Police
This stunning cyclist was biking around the Hayes Valley area. What could be more elegant than biking in a long pleated plaid skirt? Cowboy boots seem to be the footwear of choice for fashionable bikers.
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Omar
San Franicsco is the city that loves to break all the rules. Here's Vélo Vogue's friend Meli (http://bikesandthecity.blogspot.com), seen here on a recent Sunday Streets in fingerless gloves and a black mini dress with a phat waist belt from Chiapas.
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