Multiple Events and Promotions to Support Women’s Cycling
San Luis Obispo, CA—For Release January 23, 2014—The Women’s Cycling Association (WCA) is kicking off 2014 in high gear with a host of events and promotions to support women’s cycling. Keeping with their mission of elevating the sport of women’s cycling, the WCA is teaming up with Team Specialized-Lululemon for an open ride as part of the WCA JoinTheRide Tour and membership drive in San Luis Obispo, CA, this Sunday. The WCA will take the JoinTheRide Tour to Tucson on Tuesday, January 28 for a two-day event with pro cyclists in collaboration with Kathryn Bertine and her documentary film, “Half The Road”, about the “Passion, Pitfalls, and Power of Women’s Professional Cycling.” The two-day event will include a group ride on Tuesday and an advanced screening of the film, with a post screening Q&A featuring women from the Pro Peloton on Wednesday, January 29.
The WCA ride continues by giving cycling fans with a flair for creativity the opportunity to enter the WCA Kit Design Contest through February 3. Finally, teams, businesses and corporations can now help support the efforts of women’s cycling, as the WCA announces the launch of their corporate and team membership drive. For more information on these WCA events, check out on the links below.
Sunday, January 26—10AM—WCA JoinTheRide Tour Powered by Specialized-Lululemon
Tuesday, January 28—4PM—WCA JoinTheRide Tour Powered by Half The Road
Wednesday, January 29—7pm—Half The Road Advance Screening
January 12—February 3—WCA Kit Design Contest
The WCA’s mission is to develop, maintain, and support a network of women cyclists and supporters of women’s cycling. The WCA will work to advance the interests of women cyclists by developing and advancing policies with governing bodies and engaging in media outreach. The vision of the WCA is for professional women cyclists to have a career path with recognition, fiscal security, and advancement opportunities, to support women cyclists of all ability levels, and to showcase grassroots programs in order to develop young and new riders.
Anyone who supports women’s cycling, and wants to see its advancement, can join or be a supporter of the WCA movement. For more information, please log onto www.womenscyclingassociation.com, follow the WCA on twitter @wca_tweet, or “like” the organization on Facebook at Women’s Cycling Association.
Donna Feazell: Grunduski Group—404-290-1929, email@example.com
Terri Grunduski: Grunduski Group—404-226-7497, firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin Farina, WCA President—828-719-1494, email@example.com