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DIY Bicycle Fashion That Looks Great and Feels Fun!

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Better than fashion leggings for your bicycle life, are fashion leggings made by you.

Design house Lydra, in Melbourne, give you the option of custom designing your legs!

I took a pair out for a spin and here’s how they stood up to the Bicycle Babe test.

The Good:
1. Fashion – yep, nothing better than legs that stop traffic.

2. Bespoke – you simply send in your favourite image, artwork or photograph and Lydra will turn them into a pair of leggings.

3. Ethical – these are definitely sweat-shop free leggings.
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The Bad:
1. Insulation – sythetic materials don’t have the thermal properties of natural fibres, like wool and silk, so wear them in good weather or layer them with some fine merino leggings.

2. Eco – unfortunately the manufacture of Lycra fabric isn’t planet friendly, the raw material used is petrolium.

The Ugly:
Given that you choose the design your leggings can be as funky, or as junky, as you like!

Bicycle Babe Rating:
These leggings are super fun, and an awesome idea! They lost Bicycle Babe points in the technical department. I give them 6/10

Where To Buy:
Order your bespoke legs online.

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4 Responses to “DIY Bicycle Fashion That Looks Great and Feels Fun!”

  1. Joyce Gibson

    Love the idea of personal design, I just wouldn’t know what design to put on them.

  2. Absolutely love the fact you can design the leggings , releasing your inner fashion designer can never be a bad thing ????

  3. Love it. My design would be for longer legs!

  4. omg, this is a great idea. Too bad they’re not warmer but I guess that just makes them easier to wear when you get off the bike plus being Sydney side instead of Melbourne means they look about perfect weight for our averages.

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