Women’s cycle sport in Scotland goes from strength to strength Scottish Cycling, the National Governing Body for cycling in Scotland, announced today (5th February 2015). Figures highlighted show that there has been a 35% increase in the number of females participating in cycling events throughout Scotland.
To support this growth Scottish Cycling are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a completely FREE Road Race workshop, specifically for female riders looking to get into racing, new to racing or want to build their confidence. Our workshops will include how to prepare for a race, what to bring to a race and what to expect while racing as well as advice on nutrition and bike coaching led by our friendly female coaches!
Commenting on the news Vicky Strange, Scottish Cycling’s head of development said: “I am delighted to announce Scottish Cycling has seen a 35% increase in women participating in cycling events in 2014 compared to 2013. This confirms women’s opportunities to get involved with cycling are really going from strength to strength in Scotland.”
“Providing quality coaching, leadership, training and racing opportunities, such as the Women’s Road Race Workshop, at a local, regional and national level is an essential part of developing riders in Scotland, whether they rider for sport, leisure, to stay fit or have fun.”
The workshop will take place on Sunday 29th March, from 10:00am – 16:00pm at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow.
Event: Road Race Workshop
Date: 29th March 2015
Time: 10:00am – 16.00pm
Venue: Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, GH40 3HY
Scottish Cycling is committed to providing quality training and racing opportunities at a local, regional and national level as this is an essential part of the rider development process and a key building block for riders who may have aspirations to move on to the next level of racing, whatever stage they are at.
Scottish Cycling hopes coaching and leadership activities such as this inspires women to get on their bikes and enter events whether it to for sport, fitness or leisure.