Ride the Revolution has it all: riders (including World Champions), photographers, soigneurs, commentators, team chefs and pioneers in the sport of cycling. And they all happen to be women.
Suze Clemitson (aka @festinagirl) has brought together women writers to create a collection of stories, interviews and conversations with women involved in professional cycling, including Marianne Vos, Hannah Grant, Laura Meseguer, Betsy Andreu, Emma O’Reilly, Connie Carpenter-Phinney, Bridie O’Donnell and Yvonne McGregor. This collection looks at the breadth and the depth of women’s contributions to the sport (both past and present) and the particular ups and downs these women have had as they make their mark. (Full disclosure: Suze gave me the opportunity to contribute to the book and I was lucky enough to interview Ashley Gruber – and it’s been a fantastic experience.)
Download the pdf for a full list of contents. RtR contents
For a full review of the book, check out Brendan Gallagher‘s review on the Women’s Tour website – I think he hits it right on the mark.
And keep your eye out for our competition where you could win a copy of the book this weekend.
In the meantime, if you don’t want to leave it to luck, Ride the Revolution is available now from Bloomsbury Sport, Amazon, and all good bookshops. (RRP £16.99).
[Cover picture by Eliza Southwood)