• Women’s Wednesday: Saudi Arabian Women Get Their First-Ever Bike Race

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 25th, 2018

    Earlier this month, 47 women stood with their bikes on the starting line to make history in Saudi Arabia. Five years after the country officially decreed that women could legally ride bicycles—albeit only for recreation, in parks, if dressed modestly, and with a male guardian present—an intrepid group of riders lined up for their first-ever public race: a 10-kilometer circuit in Al Jawhara Stadium in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. Read more