'Beauty and the Bike' - Stylish Teenage Cycling in the UK (Video)
Credit: Bike Beauty
A group of Darlington girls in the United Kingdom are set on making cycling stylish and are doing so through a documentary film, a book, a cycling club, and a campaign for bike lanes in their hometown. Bike Beauty explores the cultural and political reasons why women in Britain rarely use bicycles compared to teenagers in other European countries. View the eight minute film preview after the jump:
Beauty and the Bike Video Short
The girls have recently created a cycling club, Velodarlo, to promote the idea of gentle cycling Rider can test out Dutch bikes and city cruisers for a token fee. Visit Bike Beauty for film and project details and join the teenage-cycling culture conversation.