It seems an effort to get more women biking — and thus narrow the gender biking gap — is heating up the blogosphere. Discussion centers on everything from gender-based biking statistics to biking fashion.
As one blogger puts it, women ought to be able to ride and look good doing it.
The larger problem, however, is the lack of gender parity regarding Olympic competition, including cycling. Currently, there are seven men’s events and only three for women.
Sounds like one of the same old arguments made to oppose Title IX, right?
Read more about it
- Read more about “Blogging the gender gap — with style.”
- Check out the Bicycle Coalition Web site to read “Why aren’t women on wheels?”
- See what Olympic cycling gold medalist Victoria Pendleton has to say about gender parity in Olympic cycling.