Zwift ‘Man Ride 2018’ to raise awareness of men’s mental illness

Zwift is hosting a series of rides and a virtual group event on 'Global Man Ride Day' this October

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Indoor cycling platform Zwift has partnered with clothing brand Black Sheep Cycling to offer an online version of its 'Man Ride' - which aims to raise awareness of men's mental illness.

Every day in the UK, 13 men take their own lives due to mental illness, one in five men in Australia suffer from a form of mental illness and in the USA men are four times more likely to commit suicide them women.

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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.