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Who the Hell Goes Mountain Biking While Wearing a Skirt?

Ladies’ bikes are usually made with a lowered crossbar, like this:

DeFacto, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

This is because women traditionally wore skirts, even when cycling.

But why do modern ladies’ mountain bikes also have this lowered crossbar? Who is going mountain biking wearing a skirt?

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