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Neighbors' Place bicycle stand helps with more than just repair skills

Neighbors' Place bicycle stand helps with more than just repair skills | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
A bicycle repair stand donated to The Neighbors' Place is helping provide practical two-wheeled transportation to needy Wausau-area people.
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Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic Celebrates Cycling

Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic Celebrates Cycling | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Next month, more than 50,000 fans, athletes and cycling enthusiasts will attend the 22nd annual Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic Powered by SRAM to celebrate all types of cycling and the culture that goes with it.
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What will encourage more women to bike?

What will encourage more women to bike? | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
More women will bike if it's safe, communal, and inclusive.
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Women's Prestige Cycling Series Sees New Battle for Title

Women's Prestige Cycling Series Sees New Battle for Title | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it

 The Women's Prestige Cycling Series will crown a new champion in 2012, and the resurgence of women’s cycling

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CHILE: Promoting Women’s Empowerment on Two Wheels - IPS ipsnews.net

CHILE: Promoting Women’s Empowerment on Two Wheels - IPS ipsnews.net | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
What does riding a bike have to do with women’s rights? According to the Chilean feminist group Macleta, which promotes cycling and a gender perspective on public transport, a bicycle is a powerful tool for social change.
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'Bicycle Dreams' movie

'Bicycle Dreams' movie | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
CLICK HERE for Bicycle Dreams tickets.  SYNOPSISThey are seekers, madmen, and angels hell-bent on riding across America on a bicycle in less than ten days.
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Women on top | Deccan Chronicle

Women on top | Deccan Chronicle | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Bengaluru is home to an increasing number of adventure lovers, drawn by the beauty of the outdoors and the thrill of pushing yourself to the limit.
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Bicycle Retailer and Industry News

Bicycle Retailer and Industry News | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is the leading source of news and information about the bicycle industry in North and South America, Europe and Asia.
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Globalbike starts Tanzanian journey

Globalbike starts Tanzanian journey | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Spartanburg-based nonprofit Globalbike departs today for Tanzania, where they will take eight local residents on a bicycle ride around Mt. Kilimanjaro.
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Women’s Cycling Social, No Boys Allowed

Women’s Cycling Social, No Boys Allowed | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it

Motorists have a habit of shouting, “Hey, Lance Armstrong!” at Imelda March as she passes them on her bike. Which is weird, because she’s a woman. Then again they’re not completely off base, because she also happens to be a member of an all-female cycling team

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The bike, the flick, and I: Blissful union of two passions

The bike, the flick, and I: Blissful union of two passions | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
An excerpt from "Hollywood Rides a Bike" by Steven Rea.
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VPO Press Release - Fuji Recalls Women\'s Cruiser Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

VPO Press Release - Fuji Recalls Women\'s Cruiser Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it

The recalled bicycles are Fuji women's cruiser bicycles. The 2008 through 2010 models Saratoga 1.0, Saratoga 2.0, Saratoga 3.0 and Saratoga 4.0 are included. The bicycles are various colors.

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McQuaid acknowledges more to be done for gender equality in cycle sport | Latest News | Cycling Weekly

McQuaid acknowledges more to be done for gender equality in cycle sport | Latest News | Cycling Weekly | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
UCI president Pat McQuaid addresses World Conference on Women and Sport, says more work to be done on integrating women into professional cycling...
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Zane to lead cycling rides for women | Bicycling Sonoma

Zane to lead cycling rides for women | Bicycling Sonoma | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Shirlee Zane, chairwoman of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, will be leading some easy to moderate rides to encourage more women to take up the sport.
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Study finds women get orgams or 'coregasm' while exercising

Study finds women get orgams or 'coregasm' while exercising | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that women may derive more pleasure from a workout than men. They apparently experience orgasms, or “coregasms,” while exercising.
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MAMILs, 'Biker Chicks', and the rise of women on bikes

MAMILs, 'Biker Chicks', and the rise of women on bikes | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it

In Sonoma County California, only 20% of all bike trips are made by women. That's lower than the national average (24%) and it's low enough that Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Shirlee Zane wanted to do something about it

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Girls only: Great places for women leaving the men behind

Girls only: Great places for women leaving the men behind | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Hey, girlfriends, there's a place for us. On second thought, make that thousands of places. Thousands of experiences too. From gap-year gals to empty-nesters, women are setting off on travel adventures in greater numbers just with the girls.
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Six women to ride entire 2012 Tour de France route

This July, in partnership with peloton Magazine, Rêve is going to France with a team of six female amateurs that will write a new chapter in the history of women's cycling by riding the entire route of the 2012 Tour de France...
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FREE SPEECH ZONE | Minnesota Bike Summit 2012

FREE SPEECH ZONE | Minnesota Bike Summit 2012 | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
The temperature outside today is 57°F, and spring just gave winter a punch in the face!
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CYCLE FOR LIFE | A Eugene woman gears up for a racing event in Singapore

CYCLE FOR LIFE | A Eugene woman gears up for a racing event in Singapore | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Joby Patterson signed up to race in Cycle Singapore because one of her three sons, Andrew, suggested it. She didn’t want to appear cowardly, so she decided to register as a way to save face. “I didn’t even have a plan to go to Singapore ...
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Study asks: Do bike paths promote bike biding?

From an article published on TheAtlanticCities.com:

"The "fundamental law of road congestion" tells us that building roads creates traffic. There's such a latent demand for space on the highway ...
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Chief admits women deserve more

Chief admits women deserve more | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
Chief admits women deserve more...THE boss of world cycling, Pat McQuaid, labelled a ''dick'' last month by an  Australian professional cyclist riled by the status of women in the sport

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/sport/cycling/chief-admits-women-deserve-more-20120222-1to2w.html#ixzz1nKNls8Z3
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love made me do it...: // Bicycle Portraits - a photographic Book

love made me do it...: // Bicycle Portraits - a photographic Book | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it

Nic, together with his other maatjie, Stan (African Salad), have been cycling through South Africa, photographing people and their bicycles, over two years.

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Days Four and Five Women V Cancer Cycle Kenya Challenge

Days Four and Five Women V Cancer Cycle Kenya Challenge | Women's Cycling | Scoop.it
In my first post I opened by explaining how exhausted I was. Sitting here writing about days four and five of my Women V Cancer Cycle Kenya challenge a couple of days after I have completed it I think...
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