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  1. Inspiring cycling groups: Cycle Sisters

    of trained volunteer ride leaders, who all started out as participants themselves, leading the rides every ... their cycling confidence. The ride leaders have been trained and Cycle Sisters tries to provide opportunities ... in October 2016 and now has over 50 members and volunteer ride leaders. Founder Sarah Javaid explains why ...

    Julie Rand - 7 Feb 2019 - 12:34

  2. Barbara Kerr

    Barbara stepped up her everyday commuter cycling when she was offered ride leader training through work. ... Edinburgh, and start leading her own women-only rides. She has done this every month now for over three ... years, rain or shine. Barbara has also since trained up as a Bikeability instructor, and last year joined ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 08:57

  3. Morag Prach

    the time to start cycling the school run. This new passion took hold, leading her to complete Ride Leader ... training and qualify as a bike mechanic. In her spare time, Morag is a volunteer leader for the Cycling ... reads, “Morag has encouraged and supported me and many other women and deserves to be recognised for her ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 09:10

  4. Sarah Wheeldon

    through TfGM, Sarah was able to take both a bike maintenance course and a ride leader qualification. Keen ... of Cycling UK's 100 Women in Cycling 2018 list for rediscovering a love of cycling, and helping others ... to encourage others, Sarah established a social cycling group on Facebook earlier this year aimed specifically ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 09:16

  5. Sue’s story: how one Lincolnshire lady took on a life changing 100km ride

    to train up as a ride leader and completed a course last October. “I now lead rides with a friend of mine,” ... Lincoln’s Women’s Group and the group’s dynamic ride leader Melanie Carroll, who encouraged her to take part ... in a Cycle60 challenge – cycling for 60 minutes or ten miles after eight sessions. “I got involved with other ...

    Victoria Heywood - 31 May 2018 - 10:40

  6. Eleanor Smith

    cycle training, mechanics courses and drop-in workshop sessions. Over the years, Eleanor has worked ... to everyone. In 2012, Eleanor Smith founded the Broken Spoke Bike Co-op, a DIY workshop and cycle training ... to the idea that women simply aren’t interested in mechanics. Eleanor also set up an earn-a-bike course ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 10:18

  7. Shaila Sharif

    and later Cycling UK and British Cycling, she’s had training as a Ride Leader and a Ride Active facilitator. ... Most Sunday she co-leads road rides for Saheli Cycling Club, riding distances of 10, 13 or 15 miles. ... them beam with pride.- Shaila Sharif She adds, “My other interest includes taking ladies on bike rides ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 09:15

  8. Birmingham Community Cycle Club reaches Paris!

    mosque in Birmingham would lead her on a French adventure… Tasleem has been a member of Balsall Heath ... to such a distance. “I would get up at 6am to train before my family would wake up and leave my kids with my husband ... caught the train down from Birmingham to Euston, and then had to cycle across to Victoria on the Friday ...

    Victoria Heywood - 16 Oct 2018 - 09:50

  9. Help Jaimee get to the World Transplant Games!

    had her happy moments but she wasn’t as active as other children. We’ve since had two more children, ... games in 2014, where she competed alongside 2000 other children, Jaimee has won numerous medals across ... enjoy training with the cycling team,” Jaimee explained. “There’s always someone to help you. ...

    Victoria Heywood - 6 Dec 2018 - 12:34

  10. Jackie Moralee

    that Jackie attend Cycling UK Group Leader training to assist with the growing numbers attending the ride, put ... of equipment, support, a qualified group leader and predominately traffic-free routes. Jackie’s mileage grew ... something back into the club and further develop her involvement. Jackie successfully completed the training ...

    Victoria Heywood - 27 Jun 2018 - 09:01

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