VV Profile: judy b.
Occupation: Literary artist
Hometown: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio - If you've heard of it, you must be a Pretenders fan.
SF neighborhood: The Fillmore
Type of bike: cyclocross with slick tires
Describe what you like best about your bike: I love the bell that rings of its own accord.
Describe your cycling experience in SF: I find that I can get away with really bad biking behavior when I'm wearing a skirt. I once made a very sudden and dangerous lane change crossing Market at Guerrero and not one horn blared!
Favorite time or place to ride: Riding into a still, dark night, catching a sudden whiff of jasmine: I love that.
Favorite color: Blue, green, or brown, depending on the day.
Favorite fashion accessory to wear while riding: A silk scarf.
Artist most commonly played on iPod at the moment: I use my iPod to relax, so I listen to Nawang Khechog's Music as Medicine a lot.
Describe your personal style: I buy pieces I love, whether they are "in" or "out" and then I wear them forever. I am attracted to funky, dorky shoes.
Vélo Vogue tip of the day: Skirts are super fun to ride in - and not even because they get you a free pass in traffic. If you're nervous, wear bike shorts, leggings, or tights underneath.