This article was published in 2013, in Newsletter 108.
Ladies, now summer is hopefully here, are you worried about wearing your favourite long flowing skirt on your cycle as it might get caught in the brakes or mudguards? After wrecking a couple of good skirts in the brakes, I think I’ve found a reasonable solution. Clothes pegs are too feeble, but proper one inch bulldog clips (binder clips) seem to be up to the job of discreetly turning your skirt into breeches when you’re on your bike. Easily unclipped when at your destination, and fairly easy to clip up your skirt before you set off.