VN Podcast: How gravel and MTB are growing women’s cycling
As it turns out, these events are also bringing female cyclists into our sport, and providing a new challenge for women who are longtime participants.
On this week’s episode of The VeloNews Podcast, we sit down with VeloNews contributor Betsy Welch, who covered gravel and mountain bike racing this season. Betsy attended events like Leadville 100 MTB, Dirty Kanza, and Epic Rides, and also participated in them as well. In her reporting, she examined why these events and their respective communities are so welcoming to female riders.
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