2013 National Women's Bicycling Forum
Hundreds of women (and men!) came to Washington, D.C., for the 2013 National Women's Bicycling Forum. We heard from a number of inspiring women, perused the pop-up shop, and met bike advocates from around the country.
- Georgena Terry, a trailblazing bike builder, and Natalie Ramsland, founder of Sweetpea Bicycles, opened to Forum in the morning conversation.
- — BornAgainBicyclist (@BornAgainBikist)Mon, Mar 04 2013 06:18:32
- — Lillian Karabaic (@anomalily)Mon, Mar 04 2013 06:30:58Natalie of @SweetpeaBike: "you can have a boyfriend, that's fine, but if he's a "bike expert" and I hear, it's gonna cost you." #womenbike
- — Bernadette Rhodes (@gunnrack)Mon, Mar 04 2013 06:33:52Every woman deserves a bike that fits, regardless of how they ride. -Natalie Ramsland, Founder of Sweetpea Bicycles #womenbike
- Participants filtered out to varying workshops, which focused on women in the biking industry and how to create a more inclusive biking movement.
- — Lillian Karabaic (@anomalily)Mon, Mar 04 2013 09:04:57
- — Mathilde Piard (@MathildePiard)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:59:54
- — Zanna Worzella (@Zanna_Leigh)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:57:55
- — Red, Bike and Green (@redbikegreen)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:58:52When we talk diversity, we use code words to get rid of the discomfort... We need to deal w/ the discomfort & sit in it. - Jenna #womenbike
- — BikingPublicProject (@BikingPublic)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:24:34
- — Jaime Fearer (@bogrosemary)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:29:50
- — Momentum Mag (@MomentumMag)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:47:22
- — Barb Chamberlain (@barbchamberlain)Mon, Mar 04 2013 07:51:07
- At lunchtime, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke about how the hand-crank bicycle helped her as she recovered from war wounds.
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