Hot Wheels: Cruising the Coolest Bike Style from NYC to London



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It might be the dead of winter, but we never tire of seeing a well-dressed New Yorker whizzing down the street on her Flying Pigeon Bicycle in sub-freezing temps—devout bikers are not only transport-savvy, they can be equally nimble in the fashion department. Lately, there's no shortage of incredible bike-related inspiration. Acne is teaming up wtih Italy's illustrious Bianchi bike-makers to fashion a made-to-order Pista bike, out in March. And since spotting possibly the coolest bike-style story ever photographed by Gemma Booth (thanks Style Bubble), we decided it was time to assemble a photo album of our favorite pedal-pushing looks. Sporty, layered, or infinitely femme—take a cue from these top riders' free-wheeling style tips.


Above: Acne's new collaboration with Italian bike company, Bianchi. The Pista bike will be out in March. Prices start at $2,500.


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Above: We're obsessed with this cycle style photo shoot from the last issue of Amelia's Magazine, photographed by Gemma Booth.




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Above: Summer and winter style captured by The Sartorialist.



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Above: Two cute bike pics from a super-colorful, sporty Arthur Elgot spread from the last issue of Teen Vogue.


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Above: Summer and winter bike style from Copenhagen Cycle Chic, a site completely devoted to documenting bicycle fashion.


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Above: Our friend and studio-mate, Roanne Adams, photographed by Ruby Washington for The New York Times "Field Guide to the New York City Bicyclist."


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Above: Two looks from Bicycle Pirate, a personal style blog plus bikes.