Men on motorbikes 'leered at me' and 'tried to knock me off my bike': Attacks leave female cyclist close to quitting

Jen George went on to win the National Circuit Championships, riding on “anger, frustration and raw emotion”

Jennifer George riding bike
(Image credit: Jennifer George)

Scottish rider Jen George says she's been left "not wanting to ride [her] bike" after being followed on the roads on two separate occasions, both involving men on motorbikes. 

The 39-year-old, who went on to win the Cycling Time Trials (CTT) National Circuit Championships on Sunday, told Cycling Weekly that she was "keen to not let this beat me", but that she "wouldn't be riding at the moment" were it not for scheduled racing events. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.