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the need to support women in cycling

A very good read for the needed support of women’ cycling and its growth.


Guest Piece, Written by: Jason

“Women’s sports are so boring!” I have heard this many times throughout my life, mostly stated by men. This is simply idiotic. But, before I begin to explain why, let me first explain what inspired me to write this post.

Lance Armstrong and the Whole Doping Thing

As everyone knows, there has been a lot of question about the future of professional cycling due in large part to the recent Lance Armstrong affair.  After the initial USADA report was released, a slew of other problems have presented themselves to the men’s pro ranks.  Rabobank, a longtime sponsor of cycling, has decided to withdraw their support of all cycling beginning with the coming season.  Some of Rabobank’s pro cyclocross and amateur sponsorship will remain in place, but men’s and women’s pro road and mountain bike teams will cease to exist in the coming seasons.  If that…

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7 responses

  1. Oh, wow! Thanks so much for reblogging this! It fills me with warm fuzzies to come across others who care about this issue! Thanks!!!

    November 17, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    • You are welcome. Anything to help eliminate the sexist gender-based prejudice against women in sports. And bring more light to the positive incredible contribution that women bring to our society through sport.

      November 19, 2012 at 3:09 am

  2. Hmmm… 😦

    November 18, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    • It’s a great positive what women bring to the game of sport.

      November 19, 2012 at 3:10 am

  3. That was a fun read. Thanks for sharing this new blog with us.

    November 23, 2012 at 6:06 am

    • Glad you enjoyed the read. The thought of women and empowerment in sport and society is inspiring.

      November 29, 2012 at 11:48 pm

      • I love to read stories of anyone being empowered, especially if they are the underdog. I also enjoy biking. I rode my bike today for the first time in 4 months and it felt great. If it doesn’t rain this weekend I will be riding again on Saturday.

        November 30, 2012 at 5:19 am

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