Tag Archives: Women in cycling

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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Cycling UK asks women to share ‘bicycle face’ photos

Cycling UK is turning a Victorian health scare on its head by calling on female cyclists to post pictures of their ‘bicycle face’ to encourage more women to take up cycling. During the Victorian era, ‘bicycle face’ and other scare tactics were deployed to prevent women from cycling. At the …

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BikeBiz July edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz July is now available online. This month, we hear from BikeBiz Woman of the Year 2020 Clare Dewey, catch up with SixSixOne and Upgrade and sit down with Kids Ride Shotgun. This month’s sector guides are indoor training and power meters and cycle lights. ‘I’ve …

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Inspire, empower, motivate

The Women of Colour Cycling Collective is on a mission to inspire, empower and motivate women of colour to cycle. Rebecca Morley catches up with chair Jenni Gwiazdowski to find out more

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest women-specific 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 The Light Blue, Wisper, Ergon, Selle San Marco, Giro, Scott, CUBE, WTB, Limar, Insync Bikes, SDG, Ride Concepts, Juliana Bicycles, Funkier, Claud Butler and Hiplok The Light …

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Zwift expands partnership with Voxwomen to launch new Monday briefing

Zwift has expanded its partnership with Voxwomen to launch the all-new Voxwomen Monday Briefing powered by Zwift. The weekly briefing covers everything related to women’s cycling news and race results, arriving in inboxes every Monday. Voxwomen and Zwift both have a commitment to growing the sport of cycling for women. …

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Brompton links with women’s outerwear fashion brand Protected Species

Brompton and Protected Species have teamed up to make moving around the city on a bicycle ‘the most stylish part of the day’. The collaboration centres around two waterproof silhouettes which provide protection from ‘a stormy ride across the city, through to a confident stroll into a bar, café or …

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Women of Colour Cycling Collective launches

A group of women of colour have joined forces to form a new charity, Women of Colour Cycling Collective, to actively help and promote women of colour to cycle. The newly elected chair of the board, Jenni Gwiazdowski, first founded the informal group with Jools Walker in 2018. Initial meetups …

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