The second edition of Diversity in Cycling is published today, celebrating the individuals and initiatives that are helping to make cycling more inclusive and accessible. First published in 2019 by Andy Edwards, a music business executive and experienced club cyclist, the report explores the experiences of riders from underrepresented backgrounds taking up cycling for the first … Second Edition of Diversity In Cycling
One aspect of Diversity In Cycling we have been meaning to explore further are the pathways available specifically for Muslim women. We spoke to our good friend Carolyn Axtell to find out more about the work she and others are doing to support Muslim women interested in taking up cycling. Tell us about yourself I … Carolyn Axtell Interview
Riders in the peloton climb up the iconic Sutton Bank during the third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race on May 5, 2018 in Thirsk, United Kingdom. Image credit: Getty Images Eurosport considered the poor response of cycling to Black Lives Matter, referring to Diversity In Cycling: British Cycling are at least aware … Eurosport: Cycling’s Silence On Racism
BBC News featured the Diversity In Cycling report across all its major news bulletins. This was the original footage of the interview with Ronn and Andy talking about Diversity In Cycling. Unfortunately, Ronn’s piece to camera was cut before broadcast. Thank you to Amanda Kirton of BBC News for providing the original footages to convey Ronn’s points. … BBC News features Diversity In Cycling
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, Cycling Weekly considered Why Is Cycling So White? The article refers to Diversity In Cycling: British Cycling no longer collects figures on ethnicity as standard due to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) concerns, but survey figures from a sample of 4,614 riders who took part in … Cycling Weekly: Why Is Cycling So White?
Andy Edwards and Mani Arthur appeared on Jasmine Dotiwala’s Radio London show, The Scene, to discuss Diversity In Cycling and Black Cyclists Network.
Bikebiz covered the launch of Diversity In Cycling, read the full article here.
Look Mum No Hands! cycling cafe in London’s Old Street played host to the launch of Diversity In Cycling. The room was packed with the most diverse crowd ever seen at a cycling event in London before. It was standing room only, with many more standing outside in the courtyard. Read more on the Look … Look Mum No Hands! Hosts Diversity In Cycling Launch
Picture: Francis Cade British Cycling has today shared its support of a new report, Diversity in Cycling, ahead of its launch on 24 June. Starting as a grassroots project that was sparked by a conversation between experienced road racer Andy Edwards and Black Cyclists Network founder, Mani Arthur, Diversity in Cycling – which will be … British Cycling Backs Diversity In Cycling
This project started as a conversation centred around an observation: more people from Black, Asian, and ethnically diverse backgrounds seem to be taking up cycling as a sport but not necessarily joining cycling clubs. Overall, the cycling world, be it clubs, brands, bike shops, or elite competition, looks very white. That conversation led to more … Diversity In Cycling (First Edition)