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Cycle Sisters co-hosts Women's Time Trial Event with Women of Colour Cycling Collective

Women at time trial
Pre-event group photo

Cycle Sisters and the Women of Colour Cycling Collective co-organised an inspiring cycling time trial event that saw 35 women take to the road circuit at Lee Valley VeloPark.

For many participants, it was their first experience of a time trial, offering a unique opportunity to push their limits, set personal bests, and earn a medal to commemorate the occasion.

The event was marked by determination, camaraderie, and celebration. The atmosphere was electric as participants, supporters, and organisers gathered to witness and cheer on the cyclists. The day's highlights included the announcement of the top three finishers in both the five-mile and ten-mile categories.

Muslim women cycling
The crowd cheering

In the five-mile category, the winners were:

3rd Place: Samra with a time of 18 minutes and one second.

Muslim woman cycling

2nd Place: Amber with a time of 17 minutes and 55 seconds.

Muslim woman cycling

1st Place:  Asma with a time of 16 minutes and 36 seconds.

Muslim woman cyclist

For the ten-mile category, the champions were:

3rd Place: Ejiro with a time of 43 minutes and 35 seconds.

Black woman cycling

2nd Place: Faith with a time of 43 minutes and 8 seconds.

Black woman cycling

1st Place: Indie with a time of 42 minutes and 24 seconds.

Muslim woman cycling

Each of these cyclists received a prize in recognition of their achievement, celebrating their dedication and speed.

Special thanks go to Full Gas, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority and Walking & Cycling Grants London for their support.

Muslim cyclist at lee valley velo park
Lee Valley VeloPark Outer Track

This event not only highlighted the growing presence of women in cycling but also underscored the importance of inclusivity and community in sports.

Here's to more events that empower and celebrate women in cycling!

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