Making Money on a Bike (Or, Not)

If you are interested in how professional cyclists make money, Nicole Cooke’s retirement statement from last week is a thing you should read. And even if you aren’t interested in how professional cyclists make money, it is 1 good read, if only because towards the end it’s great fun to have your jaw actually drop when you read this sentence: “The UCI Road Commission headed by British Cycling’s Brian Cookson has stated that whilst a minimum wage is required for all male professionals, female riders do not deserve this. Only as recently as this October the commission rejected this simple request.”

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