Dame Sarah Storey calls for bike lanes fit for everyone, 'not just the brave'

Dame Sarah Storey calls for bike lanes fit for everyone, 'not just the brave'

Joe Robinson 6 Feb 2019 Paralympic champion believes better cycling infrastructure is key to more women cycling Multi Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey has urged the government to 'build bike lanes fit for everyone, not just the brave' in order to get more women riding bikes. During a speech to promote British Cycling's #OneinaMillion campaign, Storey made it clear that the key to getting more women on bikes was to address the perceived danger of riding on the road and for local and national authorities to step up their games in regards to cycling infrastructure. British Cycling research has found the potential for 10 million regular women cyclists to be unlocked if the 'typical barriers' preventing women from cycling were taken away. In her speech, Storey highlighted that only a quarter of cycle commuters are women, despite commuting by bike being cheaper, healthier and often faster than other modes of ...

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