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Overcoming common barriers to cycling for women

A female riding using an indoor trainer

Women cycling was revolutionary when the bicycle was first invented, changing the way they dressed, giving them more independence, and doing “more to emancipate [them] than any one thing in the world,” as the American civil rights activist Susan B Anthony said in 1896.

But today, considerably fewer women cycle than men. In the UK, for example, men on average (opens in new tab), cycle two-and-a-half times more trips and four times as far as women. 

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