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cycling
Jess Varnish
10
Nov

Jess Varnish to sue UK Sport and British Cycling for sex discrimination and bullying

Track sprinter Jess Varnish is suing UK Sport and British Cycling around sex discrimination, victimisation and unfair dismissal.  The 26-year-old athlete will have her case heard at a preliminary employment tribunal in April next year. Varnish claimed former technical director Shane Sutton had told her to “move on and get on with having a baby” after being...
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denise-mueller-featured
15
Sep

Denise Mueller becomes the fastest woman on a bike at 147mph

Cyclist Denise Mueller has become the fastest women on a bike, breaking the world record at 147mph. In a first for women, Mueller set the women’s world speed record for the fastest speed on a paced bicycle. Unfortunately, Mueller fell short of the overall world record of 167mph, set by Dutch cyclist Fred Rompelberg in...
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AJBell London Triathlon
01
Jul

Take part in AJ Bell London Triathlon and raise money for Wellbeing of Women

There are two available places for this event and will be asking that participants pay £30 for a place and commit to raising at least £600. Take up one of our charity places for the 2016 AJ Bell London Triathlon, the world’s largest triathlon. Attracting over 13,000 participants and 30,000 spectators each year, this iconic...
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female cyclists in London
21
Sep

Cycling: A Gender Issue?

The gold-medal performances of Victoria Pendleton and Laura Trott helped encourage 250,000 more women to start regularly cycling since the 2012 Games. But anyone reading the headlines in recent times might understandably refuse to join them… Are female cyclists in more danger than their male counterparts? Recently, Ying Tao, a 26-year-old woman, was crushed to...
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03
Sep

Cycle Training for You and Your Family

As a Mother, your instincts dictate that you protect and provide for your family. Your partner and your children are generally your top priority and so it’s vital to your mental wellbeing that they are safe and protected. … bike riding is fun for the whole family and is a great way of spending time...
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10
Apr

We reveal life in the London cycle lane!

Accident claims lawyers, First Personal Injury, have lifted the lid on life in the London cycle lane, with the fascinating infographic below. It shows just how popular cycling is in London but also shows the risks that London cyclists face every day. It also give us a few hints about how cycling in London might...
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28
Dec

Get In The Saddle!!

So ladies, I hope you have all found the articles on running helpful, informative and motivating. Whatever your experience level I hope you are all heading in the right direction, in the right shoes! We now move on to the fast growing fitness and leisure activity of cycling. Once you have invested in a bike,...
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12
Jul

10 Ways to Prevent Injury when Cycling – Fitness Blog

1) Making sure your bike fits your body. Handlebars, saddle, wheels, gears, and brakes can all be adjusted to match your size and riding ability, but the frame has to fit from the start. Otherwise this can cause back, knee and neck soreness, saddle sores and numbness in your hands. To find the right frame...
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