This article was published in 2020, in Magazine 146.
Taking to the saddle can be a daunting prospect, particularly for those who are new to the area, new to cycling or who haven’t cycled in a while. Thankfully, there are plenty of groups in the Cambridge region to offer support, from workplace cycling buddy schemes to sport groups and leisure rides. Women on Wheels is a new and friendly group, organising two short rides a week. The emphasis is on the social, rather than the speedy – with an essential café stop halfway through for cake and a cuppa.