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Masculinity and cycling

I’ve written a lot about masculinity and cycling but every once in awhile I find a cycling quote that just captures it for me.

Here’s today’s:

“Men invented war so they could be among themselves. In peacetime, they have bike racing.” — Gabriele Rolin

For past posts on sexism and cycling, see Sexiest pro cyclists and Kissing podium girls goodbye.

2 thoughts on “Masculinity and cycling

  1. Another way of looking at this…is for whatever reason, I respond intuitively better to bike cops…The police is an occupational group still ruled by command and control, a fraternity.. that accommodates the gals.

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