Tag Archives: Women in cycling

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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BikeBiz July edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz July is now available. Our latest issue looks at sustainability and diversity in the cycling industry, catches up with USE, FFWD, Gocycle and ArmaUrto, and looks at how COVID-19 will impact high streets and the way we travel in the UK. This month’s sector guides …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest women’s bikes and accessories

This month we take a look at the latest women-specific bikes and accessories from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Funkier, Scott, CUBE, Chromag, Tioga, Raleigh, Ride Concepts, ETC, Selle San Marco, Ergon, Race Face, Bend36, Bell, Tern Bicycles, Batribike and Basil Funkier – Funkier Prima Pro …

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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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2020 Women’s Cycling Awards winners announced

The London Bike Show and Cycling UK have announced the winners of the inaugural Women’s Cycling Awards. Originally scheduled to take place on the opening day of the postponed London Bike Show, the awards were announced via the event’s social media channels. Consisting of a total of 12 categories, 11 …

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Women’s Cycling Awards winners to be announced online

The Women’s Cycling Awards will now be presented online at 16:00 GMT on 27th March. The winners of all 12 awards will now be announced via the London Bike Show’s social media channels at the time they were originally planned for before the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 …

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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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TfL launches campaign to support women into cycling

TfL has marked International Women’s Day with a campaign to encourage more women to take up cycling. The Cycle Your City campaign will run throughout 2020 with a series of workshops and events and a programme of activity will be announced in May. Through the campaign, TfL will work with …

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SRAM commits to achieving greater gender parity for International Women’s Day

SRAM is joining the global effort in supporting International Women’s Day on 8th March by outlining its commitments to pursue gender parity in the sport of cycling. The brand is adding its voice to the #EachForEqual conversation by “endeavouring” to get more women to any of cycling’s analogous start lines, …

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