- 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 14:18:32
- — Lillian Karabaic (@anomalily)Mon, Mar 04 2013 14:30:58Natalie 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 14:33:52Every 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 17:04:57
- — Mathilde Piard (@MathildePiard)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:59:54
- — Zanna Worzella (@Zanna_Leigh)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:57:55
- — Red, Bike and Green (@redbikegreen)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:58:52When 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 15:24:34
- — Jaime Fearer (@bogrosemary)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:29:50
- — Momentum Mag (@MomentumMag)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:47:22
- — Barb Chamberlain (@barbchamberlain)Mon, Mar 04 2013 15:51:07
- At lunchtime, Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke about how the hand-crank bicycle helped her as she recovered from war wounds.
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.