Tales from the peloton, March 15, 2009
"Behind every successful man there's a wise woman," according to the old saying, and the world of men's pro cycling is no different. There may not be a lot of women in men's cycling, but they are there. Cyclingnews' Susan Westemeyer took a look at some of her "sisters in the sport."
The seven women featured here serve or have served a variety of jobs, from journalist to team manager. Some had cycling backgrounds themselves or grew up around the sport, while others came to it coincidentally. All give the impression of being self-confident and able to hold their own in a heavily-masculine field.