Elinor Barker: 'I wanted to showcase the sport'

When Elinor Barker was invited to guest edit an issue of Cycling Weekly magazine, she knew exactly what she wanted to achieve.

In every interview, I'm asked; "What should we do about inequality in cycling?" I'll give the same reply to you as I do to them, (or a more articulate, less breathless version than I can give on a finish line): "The best thing I can do to promote women's cycling is to be good at my job and put on a show that people want to watch. The best thing that you can do as a journalist is to report on that show. Not the inequalities, but on the racing, the drama and the action."

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