UCI masterplan to save women’s racing

USA blocks peloton, Women's road race, Road World Championships 2012

Cycling's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), has made a strong commitment to improve international women's cycling.

"One of the things we agreed at the UCI Management Committee a couple of weeks ago was that we needed to do something about it," UCI Road Commission president Brian Cookson said. "As a matter of principle and policy, we agreed to try to work towards making women's cycling more equitable in every aspect with the men's.

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