Bicycle Network: Women's Cycling
A shuttle bunny’s guide to life
Singled out as the designated driver? Learn to enjoy the experience, writes Laura Williamson
Anything but black
Gill Harrison from UK sustainable transport charity Sustrans, wonders if the bike trade needs to re-think how it sells to women
Come on, Mum!
Even Mums need pepping up sometimes. Deb Mayrhofer encourages a riding buddy back into the saddle and back into healthy habits
Fright or flight?
Fear is no excuse for inertia, especially when your bike is loaded and ready to go. Eleanor Meecham learns that action is the best antidote to apprehension
Joining the pack
Learning peloton skills is tricky enough without the initiation rites doled out by competitive riders of the feral kind. Deb Mayrhofer has some advice for newbies
Just one of the girls
A preference for chainrings over diamond rings? It can be very feminine, says Laura Williamson.
Less fashion, more function
Meg Ulman’s bicycle is a functional part of her femininity
Life after birth
Laura Williamson discovers that when it comes to mountain biking, there is no such thing as the baby blues
Release your inner Amelie
Leigh Snelling encourages you to embrace the calm and cool of riding in heels and lipstick
Whether it’s the skills you gain or the friends you make, Melissa Cranenburgh discovers that bike riding can pump up your self-esteem
Once a week Mum’s Taxi stays in the drive and Kulja Coulston takes her treasured treadly for a ride
If men are from Mars then there’d better be a bike mechanic on Venus, says Laura Williamson
Wield your words well
Road rage is unpleasant for bike riders and motorists alike, but Em Weekes found that sometimes speaking your mind is the best antidote to a sticky situation