Why women's cycling is on the rise

Women racing and riding

There's no denying it: women remain underrepresented on two wheels in the UK, where just one in four cyclists is female.

Things are changing slowly, though. British Cycling recently shouted from the rooftops that 106,000 women had taken part in its sports programmes so far this year, and tenacious moves are afoot to bring long-awaited parity to racing.

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