Helen Pidd

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Women shun cycling because of safety, not helmet hair | Helen Pidd

Roads designed by men are killing women – and stop millions from cyclingIt will come as little surprise to anyone who cycles that twice as many men as women ride their bikes at least once a week, according to research from Sustrans, the cycling and wal…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/13/safety-women-cycling-roads

Lizzie Deignan: ‘Female cyclists are still a long way behind the men’

The Tour de Yorkshire has introduced prize parity, but as the Guardian finds out on a ride near her home town of Otley, the Olympic silver medallist still sees cycling as a sexist sportCycling is still a sexist sport, the world champion Lizzie Deignan …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/02/lizzie-deignan-female-cyclists-are-still-a-long-way-behind-the-men