'It's ludicrous that there isn't equal prize money for women in road cycling'

With particular reference to the Tour of Flanders, Helen Wyman spoke out about the continuing disparity in prize money between men's and women's races

Riders start the 2016 women's Strade Bianche

(Image credit: Angelo Carconi)

British cyclocross star Helen Wyman has been on the UCI panel for cyclocross for three seasons now, with two more left on her term.

In that time she has successfully campaigned to get more live television coverage of women's 'cross racing and has worked to try and bring parity between men's and women's prize funds.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.