Sunny Biking in Copenhagen

Iva Jean - Osterbro, Copenhagen

This cluster of photos were taken from my last days in Copenhagen (June 2009). It was such a joy to finally have some sun and see a little more summer bike style apparent. View the full album here.

Chicks and Bikes

Classic Americana via Chicks and Bikes

Chicks and Bikes (as much as the name makes me cringe) has a great collection of photos featuring, you guessed it, chicks and bikes. The one featured above (no source provided) appeals to me – I love the classic American styling that looks so good on a bike.

Biking in Copenhagen

Iva Jean – Frederiksberg, Copenhagen

These photographs were taken during my first days in Copenhagen (June 2009) – please take note that these Danes bike rain or shine. I was constantly amazed by the differences between the culture of biking in Copenhagen and Seattle. The infrastructure, as well as the culture, created a situation for everyone to bike easily. View [...]

Biking for Gelato

Zina D on

Zina D posts the sweetest juxtaposition from her bike ride.

Spring in Soho


The Sartorialist captures some mixed patterns on two wheels.

Biking in Stockholm


As my interest in biking grew (along with my love for design in general) I decided that I needed a  month-long trip to Europe. In early 2009, the decision was made – I would leave for the month of June, visiting Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, and London for a week each. My goal was to bike [...]

Velo: Bicycle Culture & Design

Stevie Gee from Velo: Bicycle Culture & Design

Nowness brings us a sneak peak inside the latest book from Gestalten, Velo: Bicycle Culture & Design (available for pre-order on Amazon).

Welcome to Iva Jean

“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.” – Susan [...]