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    New Women's Messenger Fashion for Fall

    Julia Obear models the latest riding togs for women messengers on Oct. 21, 1922:
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    those bars rule.

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    looks like a hakama o_O
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    I am all over that hat.
    You're not punk, and I'm telling everyone.

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    those are some serious pantaloons.
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    With gearing like that she's more man than I'll ever be. Sigh.

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    I call shopped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by br995
    Women don't ride bikes.
    ...And neither does anyone on BikeForums.
    You're not punk, and I'm telling everyone.

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    next they'll be wanting to drive cars, vote, smoke cigars...yes this could get dangerous really quickley....

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlAnachronism
    ...And neither does anyone on BikeForums.
    this made my day.
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    I'd piitb.

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    hot
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    Teh hat is teh hawt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by br995
    I call shopped.

    Women don't ride bikes.

    I hope people see this guy/gal's sarcasm. It being pictures from the 20's.

    Just incase this goes over some kids heads.

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    suffrage + knickerbockers = scandal > hot

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    You all should be ashamed with yourselves because no one has replied solely with "I'd hit it."

    Geez....you call yourselves the internet.
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    the bagina is the frame and the fork is the wangola. The wheels are the ass nipples.

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    Edited title.
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    It looks like she has a peg brazed to her fork for fixie coasting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiznaz
    It looks like she has a peg brazed to her fork for fixie coasting.

    I'd like to see someone ride by me like that on a fixie some day... I bet the stance would be smiliar to that of cruising on a harley on the pegs

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    was it susan b anthony who called the bicycle the invention that did the most to liberate women? if somebody could scare up that quote and citation, i'd appreciate it.
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    http://www.pedalinghistory.com/PHfaq.html

    Q. Didn’t Susan B. Anthony make some statement about women and the bicycle? I couldn’t find anything about it in “Collecting & Restoring Antique Bicycles” by G. Donald Adams.
    A. In reply to your inquiry about the Susan B. Anthony quote, here is the quote in full along with it's source:


    “ Let me tell you what I think of bicycling,” Miss Anthony said, leaning forward and laying a slender hand on my arm. “I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel. It gives woman a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. It makes her feel as if she were independent. The moment she takes her seat she knows she can’t get into harm unless she gets off her bicycle, and away she goes, the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.”


    --Susan B. Anthony, interviewed by Nellie Bly
    New York World, February 2, 1896


    Women by that date were taking keen interest in bicycling and in the last half of the decade of the 1890s one-third of the World’s bicycle production was of ladies models.
    I'm sure that Mr. G. Donald Adams did not use this quote in his book only because it was not of prime topic for his book's content.
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    Quote Originally Posted by queerpunk
    was it susan b anthony who called the bicycle the invention that did the most to liberate women? if somebody could scare up that quote and citation, i'd appreciate it.

    How's this?

    “Let me tell you what I think of bicycling,” Miss Anthony said, leaning forward and laying a slender hand on my arm. “I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel. It gives woman a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. It makes her feel as if she were independent. The moment she takes her seat she knows she can’t get into harm unless she gets off her bicycle, and away she goes, the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.”

    --Susan B. Anthony, interviewed by Nellie Bly
    New York World, February 2, 1896
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmerner

    LOL! I guess I was too slow! I even took it from the same website! You win!
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