11 May '11, 11am

Men are out-biking women and kids, says @treehugger

Men are out-biking women and kids, says @treehugger

Men Vastly Outbike Women and Kids, Study Says Photo credit Takver via flickr and Creative Commons license. Yes, there is a bicycling renaissance in North America, say authors and researchers John Pucher and Ralph Buehler. It's not an equal opportunity cycling revolution, however, nor is it evenly spread - as the cyclists of America's less friendly cycling areas may have already intuited. Worst of all, to a cyclist like me, intrigued with getting more women to ride , is what the data shows in terms of gender equality in the cycling stream (or lack thereof). "Almost all the growth in cycling in the United States has been among men between 25 and 64 years old, while cycling rates have remained steady among women and fallen sharply for children." - Ralph Buehler and John Pucher, "Bicycling Renaissance in North America? An Update and Re-Appraisal of Cycling Trends and Policies ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/men-make-up-bulk-...

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