|Photo Credit: Bike Pretty|
|Photo Credit: SGL Editor wearing a side-ponytail for her bike-to-work commute hairstyle|
|Photo Credit: Bike Pretty Commuting|
Also consider allowing yourself a 10 minute cool down period before you reach the office so the perspiration can evaporate. You might still have a rosy complexion from the ride but you won’t be as sweaty.
|Photo Credit: SGL’s Fall Fitness Challenge Editor’s “Teal Tornado” for the commute|
|Photo Credit: SGL New Rider Learns How Not to Attach Rear Bike Light|
|Photo Credit: SGL New Rider Women’s Reflective Bike Gloves for Fear of Spills|
Other tips? A change of clothes that includes a neutral office-pretty skirt, blouse and pair of shoes is a pro-tip. This saves wear and tear on your good workwear. In other words, you can wear your riding clothes and then swiftly secret yourself into the washroom to change at the office before your officemates see you. Emerge elegant!
|Photo Credit: SGL Editor Renee Marchol End of Day 1 Fall Fitness Challenge: Bike Commute|
Will you go car-free starting this September and commute by bike to work for 30 days? How might viewing your community through the eyes of a bicyclist change you?
|Photo Credit: SGL Fall Fitness Challenge Bikeability|
Will this experiment inspire you to advocate for changes for a more bikeable city?
|Photo Credit: Disney Official Site The Incredibles|
For more mad cuteness and Bike Pretty examples, visit Melissa’s Pinterest boards! She welcomes any SmartyGirl or SmartyFella to contact her directly with new rider questions.