Hundreds protest after Iranian police arrest ‘un-Islamic’ women caught riding a bicycle

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/699375/protest-Iranian-town-ban-women-bicycle Hundreds protest after Iranian police arrest 'un-Islamic' women caught riding a bicycle EXTREME authorities in a conservative Iranian town have been hit with protests after they banned women from riding bicycles - because it "goes against Islam". By Oli Smith PUBLISHED: 16:08, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 | UPDATED: 16:08, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 Watch... Continue Reading →

It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color

http://www.spokemag.co/its-time-for-cycling-advocates-to-stop-ignoring-people-of-color/ It’s time for cycling advocates to stop ignoring people of color Jen Kinney June 19, 2016 Features, Issue 5, Uncategorized Leave a Comment Last year saw the occasion of an uncomfortable shakeup at the League of American Bicyclists, one of the most influential bike-focused lobbying groups in Washington, D.C. Anthropologist Adonia Lugo, who had... Continue Reading →

Traffic School for Ticketed Cyclists! Reduce those fines & learn to ride safe with Bike East Bay

https://bikeeastbay.org/BikeTrafficSchool#3   Bicycle Traffic School FAQ Bike East Bay, in partnership with the California Bicycle Coalition, helped pass the Bicycle Traffic School bill (AB 902) in 2015. This allows people ticketed for a vehicle code violation while bicycling in California to attend a class and have the fine reduced or removed. Below you can find answers to frequently asked... Continue Reading →

As Cycling Gains Traction in Africa, When Do Women Get to Ride?

https://www.africa-talks.com/2015/08/08/as-cycling-gains-traction-in-africa-when-do-women-get-to-ride/ August 8, 2015 As Cycling Gains Traction in Africa, When Do Women Get to Ride? Riders from Eritrea Broke Barriers at the 2015 Tour de France. Will they pave the way for women cyclists? Salem Solomon Through sheer grit and determination, Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus became the first black Africans to compete... Continue Reading →

Ayesha McGowan: Bad Ass Black Woman Cyclist

http://www.bikeleague.org/content/profile-leadership-ayesha-mcgowan Share This November 23, 2015 Profile in Leadership: Ayesha McGowan Women Bike by Carolyn Szczepanski This story by Ayesha McGowan first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of the League's magazine, American Bicyclist. A few years ago I was with a group of friends who decided it would be a great idea to participate... Continue Reading →

Cyclists being ticketed in Denver, 1939

[media-credit name=”Denver Post File Photo” align=”aligncenter” width=”495″][/media-credit] They had beauty but no licenses, and so the young women shown here had to walk back from their bicycle ride. Two police cars halted the bicyclists at 2551 West 26th Avenue in Denver after they had received a complaint that the bicycles had no licenses. The bikes... Continue Reading →

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