The Cyclists' Alliance: Improving Pay And Conditions In The Women's Peloton

The Cyclists' Alliance: Improving pay and conditions in the women's peloton

Jamie Finch-Penninger 18 Jan 2019 Last year was busy and successful for women's advocacy group The Cyclists' Alliance, but 2019 looks to be a year of further progress The Cyclists' Alliance (left to right): Iris Slappendel, Carmen Small and Gracie Elvin at the 2018 Boels Ladies Tour. Photo: Hubert Giddelo It has been a busy first year for The Cyclists’ Alliance, with the women’s cycling advocacy organisation counting a new minimum salary for WorldTour teams, maternity leave and improved ethics regulations as its major public successes for its first year of operation. Current Mitchelton-Scott professional Gracie Elvin is one of the founders of The Cyclists’ Alliance, along with former riders Iris Slappendel and Carmen Small. A labour of love, run on volunteer time and effort towards the overall goal of giving female cyclists a voice with the larger organisations that run cycling. Cyclist caught up with Elvin at the Tour ...

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