Style over Speed

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Style over Speed

Understated riding is style. In the vein of Tweed Cycling Club and Copenhagen Cycling Chic - here we can show love for the bicycle , and its affinity for steel, wool and leather, street shoes and comfy duds... share style over speed & enjoy.

Location: Stylish Melbourne-wherever you are styling on your trusty velo
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2012


When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking. -Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. -Grant Peterson

The bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon. -Bill Strickland

Ride lots. -Eddy Merckx


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Cool new lids.

Started by Oz. Last reply by Peter Robinson Nov 4, 2010. 7 Replies

Just stumbled across this.I wonder if they do argyle styles ???Continue

The Vine: Velo chic gallery

Started by ChrisS. Last reply by Little Bike Blog Oct 23, 2010. 7 Replies

Peruse these fine images of velo chic riders in the inner 'burbs:Velo chic gallery 1…Continue

Tags: fitzroy, velo-chic, melbourne

Too obvious...

Started by Mark Donnellan. Last reply by Matt Holden May 21, 2008. 6 Replies

...blinded by the obvious, this group is the natural place for all cyclists and should have been formed at the outset.Let's face it, we say we're riding: to save the planet; to demonstrate freedom of…Continue

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Comment by Cory on September 27, 2008 at 10:59am

Comment by RobE on May 23, 2008 at 11:19am
Just to get a bit of salivating going , have a look at some of these stylish bicycles from Denmark...some of the riders are pretty stylish too !
Comment by RobE on May 22, 2008 at 11:07am
well it looks a bit like one, but no, it's in fact from India, it's an Avon, who were once (I'm told) an English company from Sheffield, they ultimately, the Brit factory closed, but in 1952 the Indian one got a start up independently and is still in the same Indian company's hands and is one of the worlds largest manufacturers of bicycles by number and range...
Its an AB Classic, I got it from the Classic Bicycle Shop in St Kilda, I ride it often, its a single speed (48/16) with lever brakes and a huge saddle, very comfy and it can scoot along as long as I am up to it!... I will bring it to the Ride of Silence on Saturday in my wish to show embrace diversity and inclusion on the day. R
Comment by fxh on May 21, 2008 at 10:32pm
oh ah is that a Flying Pigeon by any chance?
Comment by RobE on May 11, 2008 at 4:25pm

one way to go :
 

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