Sue Booth runs Chester Fabulous Ladies - a ladies only cycling club - and here she talks about her experiences in getting ladies out on two wheels.
I was inspired just before Christmas by the news story of Juliana Buhring, who became the first woman to cycle around the world. When I read her story, I was even more impressed – with very little experience and not many miles behind her, she set off and just kept going.
Even with the success of cycling in 2012 and outstanding female riders such as Victoria Pendleton, women remain surprisingly reticent about venturing out on two wheels. What are the barriers to women cycling?