Brands, organisations and teams gear up to celebrate International Women's Day

Several brands have expanded celebrations to create 'women's week' with male and female teams sporting emblems of support


Brands, teams and organisations across cycling are celebrating International Women's Day - the 1909 founded tradition which commemorates women's rights movements across the globe and takes place on Thursday March 8.

Women's cycling is still far from equal to men's - half of the UCI women's peloton races for less than 5,000 euros a year and 17.5 per cent is still unpaid.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.