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Raleigh supporting Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling

Raleigh is supporting Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling, in a collaboration that will celebrate women in cycling and see Raleigh as headline sponsor. This year Cycling UK’s Women’s Festival of Cycling is taking place from 17th July to 1st August. It aims to inspire more women to go for a …

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Cycling UK research shows rise in women cycling during lockdown

Cycling UK has released figures showing that more women have taken up cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic, with 31% of women surveyed switching from a car to a cycle for everyday journeys, and those who cycled regularly reported improvements to their wellbeing. The charity’s Women’s Festival of Cycling, delivered by …

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Nominations open for 2021’s 100 Women in Cycling

Cycling UK is calling on the cycling community to share their nominations for 2021’s 100 Women in Cycling. Launched on International Women’s Day, the search for this year’s 100 Women in Cycling seeks to celebrate inspirational women from across the UK’s cycling scene and forms part of Cycling UK’s Women’s …

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Atherton appointment sees Cycling UK led by women for first time in charity’s history

Janet Atherton has taken up the role of chair of trustees at Cycling UK, after being on the board for over four years. With the recent appointment of Sarah Mitchell as chief executive in 2020, this marks the first time in Cycling UK’s history that women hold the top two …

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Laura Kenny CBE and Nicole Cooke MBE lead Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling

TV presenter and personality Gail Porter, four-time Olympic gold medal winner Laura Kenny CBE and Olympic gold medallist Nicole Cooke MBE are among 100 women named in Cycling UK’s Women in Cycling awards. The women have all been recognised in celebration of the work they have done to inspire other …

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Cycling UK launches Women’s Festival of Cycling

Cycling UK has launched its annual Women’s Festival of Cycling aimed at encouraging more women to cycle. Although the number of women cycling has increased during lockdown, men are still cycling nearly twice as much as women, and fears that cycling can be dangerous are often cited as a factor …

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How much has gender diversity improved in the cycling industry?

Rebecca Morley shares her thoughts after 18 months in the trade It’s clear to see how much women are underrepresented in the cycling industry. From events and festivals to meetings and factory tours, I constantly find myself in a male-dominated environment, where it can be very intimidating to walk into …

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Nominations open for 2020’s ‘100 Women in Cycling’

Cycling UK has launched its annual search for 100 Women in Cycling, to help inspire more women to cycle and close the gender gap. Latest figures suggest that in England, men made 2.5 times as many cycle trips as women and cycled 3.6 times as many miles. Cycling UK programme …

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