Women’s Cycling Summit Announced for 10/23

RideRichmond will host the inaugural Richmond Women’s Cycling Summit on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at the Virginia War Memorial, Freedom Hall at 7:00pm.

The goal of the summit is to empower women to ride bicycles and participate in their communities as riders and leaders, as well as bring the nationwide momentum of more women cyclists to Richmond. The event is co-sponsored by Richmond Area Bicycling Association (RABA) and Virginia Bicycling Federation (VBF).

2014 Womens Bike SummitThe agenda will include a moderated discussion to ask questions, solicit support, pose ideas, and start a conversation on encouraging and empowering women cyclists in the Richmond area.

The event is for women of all ages and backgrounds to come together and celebrate bicycling, discuss issues that are relevant and important to female cyclists, and provide hands-on opportunities for women to gain knowledge and confidence riding throughout the city and their communities.

All are welcome – RSVP Now!

A panel of diverse women cyclists will discuss their insights and experience, as well as engage in open conversation among attendees.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Ruth Morrison of Active RVA.

Panelists include:

Pre-summit activities include a group ride through the arts district. The ride ends at the Virginia War Memorial.
Ride start location: Lamplighter Coffee, 26 North Morris Street, Richmond, Virginia | Time: 5:00pm

RSVP now! Space may be limited!