Fifty Shades of Green, anyone? Feminist environmentalists Ashley and Zoe can help you take your love for cycling into the bedroom … or dungeon. The pair turn upcycled rubber inner tubes from bike tires into floggers, whips, riding crops, and other kinky toys. This classy bronze-toned flogger, for instance, doesn’t look like anything you’d peel off the side of the road:
Or there’s the fleur de lis riding crop, to show your New Orleans or St. Louis love:
Ashley gave Grist some background on how she and Zoe got started:
We started collecting free busted bike tubes and playing around with them, and next thing you know, we were at NOLA Pride selling rubber floggers on the pavement. We kept at it, and before you know it, we were slinging whips like pros and selling out every night.
I guess the message here is that most of the eco movement is fun. Sex is fun. Recycling is fun. Greening your life is fun. Saving the Earth is fun. We invite everyone to join — the more, the merrier.
Who can argue with that?