Cycling magazine apologises over ‘token woman’ picture caption

Cycling Weekly editor says sorry after publishing picture caption of female cyclist labelling her a ‘token attractive woman’

A cycling magazine has apologised for an “idiotic” picture caption that labelled a female cyclist a “token attractive woman”.

The image showed the Hinckley Cycling Race Club from Leicestershire, which was showcased in Cycling Weekly magazine’s regular “We ride with …” feature, in which a writer goes on a club ride.

So my cycling club made it into @cyclingweekly and this happened. I hope @cyclingweekly apologise. Still a lot of equality work to do it.

Cycling Weekly response to “token attractive woman” BS. It’s good he describes it as “idiotic”, still bad about what it says re CW culture

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