Nationwide, women only cycling event series to kick off in February

Pendleton to launch ‘Cycletta series’

Olympic Cycling Gold medalist, Victoria Pendleton is supporting a unique series of women only mass participation cycle events with an ambition of inspiring tens of thousands more women to enjoy cycling.

The series, dubbed Cycletta, will provide women of all abilities a 40km challenge in a safe, friendly environments – with no cars. Pendleton will be joined by celebrity ambassadors to encourage a social shift in developing women’s cycling.

Victoria Pendleton said: “Cycling has been my passion since I was a child. Through the Cycletta Series I want to inspire women to join me and cycle; as a hobby, a sport, a way to get fit and healthy or a way to escape. Whatever your reasoning, cycling can improve your life and the Cycletta Series of events on close roads will bring women together of all abilities to take on their own cycling challenge. Join me and 1,000s others and I look forward to seeing you out there.”

Details are thin on the ground at the moment, though more will become clear on February 14th. It is expected that the first event will take place in London the following week.

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