Velo Girls in the News

Media Coverage

Fit for Life: A Healthy Spin
Natural Health, May 2009 | PDF | read

Women Wheeling
Metro Active, March 11, 2009 | online | read

USA Cycling's Enhancing Leadership in Women's Cycling Conference deemed success
Velo News, January 31, 2008 | online | read

USA Cycling Hosts Women's Leadership and Coaching Clinics
USA Cycling, January 28, 2008 | online | read

U.S. Olympic Committee hosting women's leadership conference; Velo Girls presents
Velo News, January 24, 2008 | online | read

Women see less need for ol' ball and chain
San Francisco Chronicle, January 28, 2007 | online | read

USA Cycling recognizes Velo Girls as Women's Club of the Year
USA Cycling, December 12, 2006 | online | read

Tour de Force: Pedal along with Silicon Valley's cycling clubs, by Mitchell Alan Parker
The Wave Magazine, August 9, 2006 | online | read

Velo Girls Pro Cycling Team earned a trip to the CD&P Bermuda Grand Prix, by Pam Hinton
The Daily Peloton, September 22, 2007 | online | read

Real Women on Real Bikes, by Naomi Bloom, November 2004 | online | read

USA Cycling gives Velo Girls distinction of Division II Club of the Year
USA Cycling, December 16, 2004 | online | read

Ride On: Bay Area Velo Girls Are Putting a Positive Spin on Women's Fitness, by Erinn Morgan
Hers Magazine, September 2004 | PDF | read

Lifestyle 2.0 [Spin section], by Mark Riedy
Bicycling Magazine, September 2003 | PDF | read

USA Cycling recognizes Velo Girls as Women's Club of the Year
USA Cycling, December 16, 2003 | online | read

About the Bay Area Velo Girls

Velo Girls was founded in March, 2002 by Lorri Lee Lown, a San Francisco Bay Area cyclist. The club is a place where women and girls can share their love for cycling in a safe, friendly, encouraging environment.

The club focuses on fun, recreational riding, with the opportunity to attend cycling skills and general fitness clinics to improve riding and overall fitness. There are scheduled rides for all level of riders from beginners, recreational riders, and racers.

Velo Girls numbers almost 250 members from throughout the greater San Franciso Bay Area, including San Francisco, North Bay, East Bay, Silicon Valley, the coast, and the Peninsula. Our online community numbers over 1,000 women cyclists and has become a highly reputable and popular cycling and health/fitness resource.

To learn more about the organization, please visit the About Us section.

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