When your standard commute bike is a diamond-frame road bike, your standard work uniform gravitates toward dress pants. In a skirt, it’s hard for Leah to throw a leg over the top tube with grace and modesty. Now that step-through Bay Area Bike Share bikes have come to San Jose, Leah’s dress options have opened right up.
Leah is the Director of SPUR San Jose, an independent civic planning organization focused on urban issues.
About Fashion Friday: Inspired by a 2011 Bike to Work Day challenge sponsored by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, this series highlights the broad range of “dress for the destination” bicycling fashions.