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. pic.twitter.com/bdSGsYMDlW

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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 https://t.co/4IlA1xPtCb

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