For some women, getting out on the bike is more than just a hobby, it's an opportunity to confront challenges.
Getting into cycling introduces you to a whole new world of friends, fitness and freedom – but it can also throw up a few challenges along the way. Hear from the women who have already conquered these common issues and start revolutionising your riding.
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