Women's Cycling is on the rise!
Womens cycling is on the rise with almost a huge 72% increase in women cycling since 2013. The #Weride womens strategy was launched in 2013 with the aim to get more women cycling as the sport has seen a gender gap for over 50 years.
Dame Sarah Storey founder of the #weride strategy and has made it her mission to help encourage more women to get on their bikes with the aim to get 1 million women cycling by 2020, although there has been an increase within the sport, there is still a lot of work to be done to help reach the target.
One of the main reasons, seen to stop women from riding is safety, it can be a scary and daunting experience going out on a the roads with a small amount of only 27% of women saying that they felt that the city they live in was safe to cycle,with the roads been an issue and bike theft also been a worry.
Asgard bike sheds are one of the securist bike storages units on the market with a lot of products been police approved. This helps to ease your mind when it comes safety and security when cycling the metal sheds extremely hard to break into, which can help ease the worry of safety and encourage more women to get on their bicycles.
Campaigns have been launched to encourage women to become more active, campaigns such as #Thisgirlcan is aimed at celebrating and connecting women. HSBC UK Breeze offers, free bike rides, support and inspiration for women of all abilities to ride.