The Olympics were a success story for British Athletes, none more so than our women in the cycling. Emerging from the track shadows of Victoria Pendelton are the likes of Laura Trott, Dani King and Joanna Rowsell, while on the road, GB can boast some of the best known female cyclists in the professional ranks with Emma Pooley, Nicole Cook and Lizzie Armitstead.
To celebrate this success of women’s cycling and encourage more cycling particpation among woem, the Breeze network of British Cycling will be transforming parks around the country into bike riding havens on Sunday 23 September, to encourage women of all ages and abilities, both new and old, to saddle up and have fun
The day of action, which is called ‘Breeze in the Park’, will see lots of local bike rides and larger organised Breeze bike rides in parks in the following areas:
Natalie Justice, Women’s Network Manager for British Cycling said: “London 2012 has turned out to be the Women’s Games and this extraordinary and unprecedented time can only mean one thing, a celebration. We want every single woman out there who has been inspired to bring their bike and kids along and join us for one special Breeze bike ride.”