Tag Archives: Gender Imbalance In Bicycling

Could Bike Shops and Bicycle Marketing Be Contributing to the Paucity of Female Cyclists?

  A number of studies have been conducted, and articles written, about the gender imbalance in cycling. Women make up only 24 percent of bicycling trips. In a post I wrote some time ago, I tried to outline the reasons … Continue reading

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Understanding Gender Imbalance in Bicycling

Bicycle commuting, I recently learned, is predominantly a male activity in the U.S. Statistics collected in 2009 show a striking reality: 73.26% (560,925) of bicycle commuters are male and 26.74% (204,778) are female. When riding in my area, I notice … Continue reading

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