09 Sep '11, 11am

Getting Girls On #Bikes - Where Should We Draw the Sexy Vs. Sexist Line? (Video) #pinup

Getting Girls On #Bikes - Where Should We Draw the Sexy Vs. Sexist Line? (Video) #pinup

Alexis Finch (a woman) has been doing pinup calendars featuring women and bicycles for the last three years. Next year, for the 2012 calendar, she's got a fresh crop of models from the streets of Chicago and a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,000 for calendar production. As you'll see in the video, all of the models interviewed praise the experience of doing a bike pinup calendar as empowering, not degrading. Working in an all-female milieu, the experience, according to the Kickstarter page, inspired and helped women to "find confidence in the ownership of their sexuality." Photo diptich from INSA web site . Perhaps the same could be said of UK artist INSA's Girls on Bikes art installation , which is also all about, well, girls looking sexy on bikes. Posed in front of large graphics in cities from London to L.A. to Hong Kong, INSA's (also volunteer models) do display a lot...

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treehugger.com 09 Sep '11, 3pm

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Designer Phillip Lim makes cycling ultra-glam with this video that features his latest collection

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Betsey Johnson, Nanette Lepore and more on bikes! Coverage of Tour de Fashion bikes + designers at NYFW on @treehugger

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treehugger.com 08 Sep '11, 2pm

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5 Good Reasons The Tea Party Should Love Bicycles #tcot #teaparty #bikes

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treehugger.com 08 Sep '11, 11am

Ron Paul rides a bike with his supporter Michael Maresco - from Maresco's Ride For Honesty web site. DCStreetsblog said ye...