A surprising amount of women were keen cyclists as children but lost the love somewhere along the way to adulthood. Jemma Nimick is just one of these women but she has restored her love for the bike, and here she shares her top tips for picking it up again!
After concocting a “crazy idea” of cycling 2500km from Calgary to the Yukon – over the Rocky mountains - a passion for adventure cycling was born!
For some women, getting out on the bike is more than just a hobby, it's an opportunity to confront challenges.
HSBC UK Breeze – British Cycling’s programme to get more women out cycling - has become a very big part of my life over the last few years.
I was on a year traveling Australia in 2014 when I bought my very first road bike. At the time I was also around 30kg heavier than I am today. But as soon as I got on that bike I loved it.
So much so that she has spearheaded a project to fund the entry of 100 female riders for the forthcoming HSBC UK | National Cyclo-cross Championships.
Just like any school holiday, it can be easy to find yourself with a little down time over the Christmas break – even amongst the endless family visits, must-see films and present opening. We’ve got ideas for your family to add a little cycling magic to the festive season (and burn off a few extra calories!).
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Barmby Moor cyclist Val French has been described as ‘inspirational’, ‘passionate’ and ‘exceptional’ after leading her 500th HSBC UK Breeze ride for women