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To save money, conserve resources and stay fit, more city slickers are leaving their gas-guzzling machines parked in the driveway and commuting on two (or one!) wheels. These riders' styles reflect tastes that go far beyond Spandex, mixing street clothes -- vintage and new -- with cycling gear.

click to enlarge On Danielle: Ribbed tank and micro-mesh bodysuit, both available at American Apparel. Wool lace-up bike bloomers, available at Built In Pittsburgh. Body Geometry gloves, by Specialized, and "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, both available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: Ribbed tank and micro-mesh bodysuit, both available at American Apparel. Wool lace-up bike bloomers, available at Built In Pittsburgh. Body Geometry gloves, by Specialized, and "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, both available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle:  "Margot Tennenbaum" knit dress, "Glamour Shots" gold beret and "Awards Ceremony" heels, all available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster sterling-silver necklace with orange crystal pendant and pave wasp; and "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx cuff, both available at Orr's Jewelers. "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Margot Tennenbaum" knit dress, "Glamour Shots" gold beret and "Awards Ceremony" heels, all available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster sterling-silver necklace with orange crystal pendant and pave wasp; and "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx cuff, both available at Orr's Jewelers. "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle:  "Margot Tennenbaum" knit dress and "Glamour Shots" gold beret, both available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster sterling-silver necklace with orange crystal pendant and pave wasp; and "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx cuff, both available at Orr's Jewelers. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Margot Tennenbaum" knit dress and "Glamour Shots" gold beret, both available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster sterling-silver necklace with orange crystal pendant and pave wasp; and "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx cuff, both available at Orr's Jewelers.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: "Ballroom Blitz" dress, available from ModCloth.com. John Hardy "Menari" sterling-silver bead necklace and bracelet, available at Orr's Jewelers. - On James: Poplin shirt, wool V-neck sweater and tie, available at American Apparel.  Vintage pinstripe trousers, available at Eons. "Daily Crossword" glasses, available from ModCloth.com. Laptop messenger bag, by Timbuk 2, and "Amsterdam" bicycle, both available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: "Ballroom Blitz" dress, available from ModCloth.com. John Hardy "Menari" sterling-silver bead necklace and bracelet, available at Orr's Jewelers. On James: Poplin shirt, wool V-neck sweater and tie, available at American Apparel. Vintage pinstripe trousers, available at Eons. "Daily Crossword" glasses, available from ModCloth.com. Laptop messenger bag, by Timbuk 2, and "Amsterdam" bicycle, both available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle:  "Mallory Keaton" red sweater and "Pin-Up Girl" shorts, both available from ModCloth.com. Union Jack helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek. Cycling utility belt, available from fabrichorse.com. "Arcterra" sunglasses, by Specialized Optics, and "Langster" single-speed road bike, by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Mallory Keaton" red sweater and "Pin-Up Girl" shorts, both available from ModCloth.com. Union Jack helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek. Cycling utility belt, available from fabrichorse.com. "Arcterra" sunglasses, by Specialized Optics, and "Langster" single-speed road bike, by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle: "Mallory Keaton" red sweater, available from ModCloth.com. Union Jack helmet by Nutcase, available at BikeTek. "Arcterra" sunglasses by Specialized Optics, available at Pro Bikes. "Langster" single-speed road bike, by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Mallory Keaton" red sweater, available from ModCloth.com. Union Jack helmet by Nutcase, available at BikeTek. "Arcterra" sunglasses by Specialized Optics, available at Pro Bikes. "Langster" single-speed road bike, by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On James: Vintage bowling shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale, carbon-fiber helmet, by S-Works, and "Zyon" sunglasses, by Rudy Project, all available at Pro Bikes. Breitling Avenger Seawolf diver's watch, available at Orr's Jewelers. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On James: Vintage bowling shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale, carbon-fiber helmet, by S-Works, and "Zyon" sunglasses, by Rudy Project, all available at Pro Bikes. Breitling Avenger Seawolf diver's watch, available at Orr's Jewelers.

click to enlarge Breitling Avenger Seawolf diver's watch, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • Breitling Avenger Seawolf diver's watch, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle: Ribbed tank and bandeau bra top, both available at American Apparel.  "Frozen Raspberries" skirt, available from ModCloth.com. John Hardy "Langit Collection" sterling-silver necklace with diamond pave pendant and matching cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. - On Mike: V-neck wool sweater, silver windbreaker and stretch slim slacks, all available at American Apparel. Silver flame helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: Ribbed tank and bandeau bra top, both available at American Apparel. "Frozen Raspberries" skirt, available from ModCloth.com. John Hardy "Langit Collection" sterling-silver necklace with diamond pave pendant and matching cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. On Mike: V-neck wool sweater, silver windbreaker and stretch slim slacks, all available at American Apparel. Silver flame helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek.

click to enlarge On Danielle: John Hardy "Langit Collection" sterling-silver necklace with diamond pave pendant and matching cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. Ribbed tank and bandeau bra top, both available at American Apparel. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: John Hardy "Langit Collection" sterling-silver necklace with diamond pave pendant and matching cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. Ribbed tank and bandeau bra top, both available at American Apparel.

click to enlarge On Mike: V-neck wool sweater, silver windbreaker and stretch slim slacks, all available at American Apparel. Silver flame helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Mike: V-neck wool sweater, silver windbreaker and stretch slim slacks, all available at American Apparel. Silver flame helmet by Nutcase, available at Biketek.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Creamsicle" custom cruiser, available at Pro Bikes. - On James: Brown knit bike jersey, available from Built In Pittsburgh. Stretch slim slacks and wristband, both available at American Apparel. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Creamsicle" custom cruiser, available at Pro Bikes. On James: Brown knit bike jersey, available from Built In Pittsburgh. Stretch slim slacks and wristband, both available at American Apparel.

click to enlarge On Bahareh:  Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Creamsicle" custom cruiser, available at Pro Bikes. - On James: Brown knit bike jersey, available from Built In Pittsburgh. Stretch slim slacks and wristband, both available at American Apparel. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Plaid "Poise" dress and "Xena" belt, available from ModCloth.com. Steven Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and mother-of-pearl necklace and ring, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Creamsicle" custom cruiser, available at Pro Bikes. On James: Brown knit bike jersey, available from Built In Pittsburgh. Stretch slim slacks and wristband, both available at American Apparel.

click to enlarge On Danielle: "Sweet Seurat" dress, available from ModCloth.com. Silver windbreaker, visor and wristband, all available at American Apparel. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Sweet Seurat" dress, available from ModCloth.com. Silver windbreaker, visor and wristband, all available at American Apparel.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: Red ruffled bicycling bloomers, by Built In Pittsburgh. Lace-up canvas cycling spats, available from fabrichorse.com. Stephen Webster sterling-silver spike cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Street Cuffs" bike lock by Master, available at Pro Bikes. - On James: Vintage bowling shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale and "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Red ruffled bicycling bloomers, by Built In Pittsburgh. Lace-up canvas cycling spats, available from fabrichorse.com. Stephen Webster sterling-silver spike cuff, available at Orr's Jewelers. "Street Cuffs" bike lock by Master, available at Pro Bikes. On James: Vintage bowling shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. "Classic" gloves by Cannondale and "Halfway" folding bike by Giant, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle: "Sweet Seurat" dress, available from ModCloth.com. Silver windbreaker, visor and wristband, all available at American Apparel. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: "Sweet Seurat" dress, available from ModCloth.com. Silver windbreaker, visor and wristband, all available at American Apparel.

click to enlarge On Mike:  Vintage Western shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel.  Messenger bag by Timbuk 2, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Mike: Vintage Western shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. Messenger bag by Timbuk 2, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Mike:  Vintage Western shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel.  Messenger bag by Timbuk 2, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Mike: Vintage Western shirt, available at Eons. Stretch slim slacks, available at American Apparel. Messenger bag by Timbuk 2, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Danielle: Ribbed tank and micro-mesh bodysuit, both available at American Apparel.  Wool lace-up bike bloomers, available at Built In Pittsburgh. "The Shy Cardigan," available at ModCloth.com. Body Geometry gloves by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Danielle: Ribbed tank and micro-mesh bodysuit, both available at American Apparel. Wool lace-up bike bloomers, available at Built In Pittsburgh. "The Shy Cardigan," available at ModCloth.com. Body Geometry gloves by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: Ribbed "Highlighter" tank, thermal-lined jacket and glasses, all available at American Apparel. "Dancing Queen" shorts and "New Kids on the Block" pin, both available from ModCloth.com. Stephen Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx necklace, available at Orr's Jewelers. - On James:  Jersey leisure shirt and stretch slim slacks, both available at American Apparel. Vintage tie, available at Eons. David Yurman sterling-silver link necklace (worn as belt chain), available at Orr's Jewelers. "Tron" sunglasses, available from ModCloth.com. Black-and-neon cycling utility belt, available from fabrichorse.com. (In background) "Langster" single-speed road WHAT? BIKE? by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Ribbed "Highlighter" tank, thermal-lined jacket and glasses, all available at American Apparel. "Dancing Queen" shorts and "New Kids on the Block" pin, both available from ModCloth.com. Stephen Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx necklace, available at Orr's Jewelers. On James: Jersey leisure shirt and stretch slim slacks, both available at American Apparel. Vintage tie, available at Eons. David Yurman sterling-silver link necklace (worn as belt chain), available at Orr's Jewelers. "Tron" sunglasses, available from ModCloth.com. Black-and-neon cycling utility belt, available from fabrichorse.com. (In background) "Langster" single-speed road WHAT? BIKE? by Specialized, available at Pro Bikes.

click to enlarge On Bahareh: Ribbed "Highlighter" tank, thermal-lined jacket and glasses, all available at American Apparel. "Dancing Queen" shorts and "New Kids on the Block" pin, both available from ModCloth.com. Stephen Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx necklace, available at Orr's Jewelers. - HEATHER MULL
  • Heather Mull
  • On Bahareh: Ribbed "Highlighter" tank, thermal-lined jacket and glasses, all available at American Apparel. "Dancing Queen" shorts and "New Kids on the Block" pin, both available from ModCloth.com. Stephen Webster "Superstud" sterling-silver and onyx necklace, available at Orr's Jewelers.

 

CREDITS:

Photographer/Producer: Heather Mull
Wardrobe styling: Michelle Pacis
Models: Bahareh Kermani and Danielle D'Arrigo (both of The Talent Group, Pittsburgh/Cleveland); Mike Carroll (Zany Umbrella Circus); James Owens III
Hair: Renegade Hairdresser to the Stars
Make-up: Rebecca Harris, for Lunasea Salon and Day Spa
Wardrobe assistant: Brittany Donaldson
Production assistant: Anna Branduzzi
Special thanks: Andrew Bell, Scott Bricker, of BikePGH, Jeff Guerrero of Urban Velo, Zany Umbrella Circus

RESOURCES:

American Apparel
ADDRESS Walnut St., Shadyside (412-622-7021) and ADDRESS Forbes Ave., Oakland (412-621-2525). www.americanapparel.net

Biketek
5839 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. 412-521-6448. www.biketek.com

Bike PGH
412-731-4094. www.bike-pgh.org

Built In Pittsburgh
www.builtinpittsburgh.etsy.com or builtinpittsburgh@gmail.com

Eons Fashion Antique
5850 Ellsworth Ave., Shadyside. 412-361-3368

Fabric Horse
319A N. 11th St., Third Floor, Philadelphia. 215-694-9034. www.fabrichorse.com

Lunasea Salon and Day Spa
110 S. 15th St., NEIGHBORHOOD. 412-481-1672. www.lunaseahair.com

ModCloth
888-495-9699. www.modcloth.com

Nutcase Helmets
6224 SE Main St., Portland, Ore. 866-956-8889. www.nutcasehelmets.com

Orr's Jewelers
5857 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill (412-421-6777) and 532 Beaver St., Sewickley (412-741-8080). www.orrsrocks.com

Pro Bikes
5876 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill (412-586-5497); 4203 William Penn Highway, Monroeville (412-229-8473); and 102 Fort Couch Road, Bethel Park (412-851-1109). www.probikesllc.com

Renegade Hairdresser to the Stars
412-973-3891

Zany Umbrella Circus
412-390-4054. www.zanyumbrellacircus.com

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