December 29, 2013 0 Comments
The bicycle is a commonly used metaphor for change and freedom – wheels in motion, self powered movement, pedaling a revolution.
No where is this truer than in Afghanistan today as the Women’s National Cycling Team begins to take shape. Cycling is the last taboo for women in Afghanistan, women do not ride bikes. It is considered offensive and much like the women that dared to ride their bikes in petticoats in the late 1800’s – the stigma of immorality and promiscuity is hard to push past. But also like America where the bike was intrinsically linked with the women’s suffrage movement… it could be a vehicle for change in Afghanistan.
The film will be released in 2014.
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Mark Cavendish’s welcome return to victory has led to calls for the Briton to be selected for the Tour de France, including the #CavToTheTour push on Twitter. There is a considerable emotional appeal to him taking part, but is it practical?