Category Archives: Culture

Does British cycling have a problem with women?

So, we’re here again, debating sexism and British Cycling. Hard for British Cycling to ignore views of both @v_pendleton & @NicoleCooke2012 (https://t.co/xle9oKLTN2) https://t.co/81SHvVhyyz — Alex Murray (@leguape) April 26, 2016 Nicole’s article contains a more analytical and well-evidenced case. That … Continue reading

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The only critical mass that matters

It’s Team Green Britain Bike Week, another of those pointless ghettoising weeks that litter the calendar, like┬áNational Doughnut Week. One week of the year when a PR company tries to place cycling stories so that everyone can forget about them … Continue reading

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The myth of the green cyclist

There are many stereotypes which come up time and again when cycling is discussed: red-light jumpers, lycra louts, mid-life crisis on carbon and – the one I hate the most – the environmentally-aware commuter. It comes up, alongside the others, … Continue reading

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