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Wheelwomen

An Index of Inspiring Lady Cyclists Wheelwomen features short profiles of the 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 … Continue reading

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Daisy Bell: The Countess of Warwick

            The Wheelwomen Pages have a new addition, Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville, The Countess of Warwick. Daisy, as she was commonly known, was a society hostess, royal mistress, advocate of women’s and worker’s rights, and … Continue reading

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The Countess of Warwick: A Society Cyclist

Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville, The Countess of Warwick Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Greville, The Countess of Warwick (1861–1938) was one of late England’s leading Victorian and Edwardian socialites and philanthropists. It is, however, for her role as royal mistress and subject … Continue reading

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Madame Sarah Grand: New Woman A-Wheel

Madame Sarah Grand posed with her bicycle, Kensington In addition to being one of the leading literary figures of her time Sarah Grand was, in keeping with the idea of the New Woman she promoted, an avid cyclist. Born Frances … Continue reading

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