Wheelwomen: An index of inspiring lady cyclists

Frances Willard, Dogged as it goesWheelwomen is a new page featuring short profiles of women who made cycling history. Many of these individuals appear on the margins of cycling history, but they deserve attention in their own right. The women profiled here were not only pioneering lady cyclists, but led accomplished lives in other ways as well.

This page toasts our cycling sisters past and present and contextualizes their experiences a-wheel. Watch for features on suffragettes The Pankhursts, activist Frances Willard, record-smasher Tessie Reynolds, society cyclist The Countess of Warwick, racer Beryl Burton and more.


The Wheelwomen Index

Click the thumbnails below to visit profiles for each wheelwoman.


Rosa May Billinghurst

Rosa May Billinghurst
Flora Drummond
Millicent Garrett Fawcett
Sarah Grand
Sarah Grand


The Pankhursts

 The Pankhursts


Countess of Warwick

 The Countess of Warwick
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