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Is the new status symbol of the recession the Dutch bicycle? The Times thinks so. They also think there's a certain style of dress that looks good on a bike: "A onetime model and son of the late Nonnie Moore, a longtime fashion editor, [Peter] Moore favors clothes that fit the look of the bicycle: preppy Steven Alan shirts, a necktie, a Ralph Lauren tweed sport coat, vintage army pants and a pair of sturdy lace-ups. 'It’s all an ensemble,' he said. 'I try and put it together with some style to honor the quality of the bike.'”

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