WOW: Women on Wheels

“Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.”
-Susan B. Anthony, 1896


People thought I was crazy when I started out on this journey as a young solo female because apparently the feminist movement is not quite as advanced as we would all like to believe. That being said, there are actually a whole lot of us out there today, pedaling across every continent on Earth while pioneering women’s rights by simply living our lives how we please. Though I personally have only met a few short term solo females (no world tourers), there is a wonderful website, Women on Wheels (started by Loretta Henderson – a well traveled solo female cyclist herself), where us solo female tourers have been able to see that we aren’t alone in our endeavors.

Check it out!

And click here for five interviews done by a very well toured solo cyclist!

4 thoughts on “WOW: Women on Wheels

  1. Amazing site – I’ll have to keep it in mind to look through more; it’s really inspiring. Your blog has really encouraged me to consider cycling for my next big trip. I did some shorter bouts renting a cycle a few weeks ago in the Baltics and I would really love to go back there and do a proper tour. And then there’s always my beloved Finland. 🙂

    By the way, I also wanted to let you know I nominated you for some chain blog awards/memes/things, if you feel so inclined to participate! But either way, I wanted to let you know that your blog numbers among my favorites!

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