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Three reasons to ride a bike
Jul01

Three reasons to ride a bike

Don’t knock it until you try it, there are so many good reasons to get on your bike writes Ruth O’Connor The statistics are in and they aren’t great. 75% of people who cycle every day in Ireland are men, according to the Department of Transport’s figures. So why are women less eager to hop on their bikes? Unsurprisingly, the reasons are the same reasons women are held back from so many things. Sexual harassment, safety...

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Why aren’t more women cycling in Dublin?
Jun27

Why aren’t more women cycling in Dublin?

Women represent just one in four people who travel by bike. The Dublin Cycling Campaign Women on Wheels presented details of their research this week at an International cycling conference. The aim of the study was to find out why women represent such a low proportion of those travelling on two wheels, in fact, only 27% of commuters by bike in Ireland are women. ‘Women on Wheels’ coordinator Louise Williams says: “We looked around and...

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