If the only visions dancing in her head this holiday season are Strava QOMs, it's probably best to play it safe and purchase your favorite female cyclist one of these bike-themed gifts. - http://www.active.com/cycling/articles/active-cycling-holiday-gift-guide-women
Ayesha McGowan is working at becoming the first African-American female professional cyclist. Like SheHeroes, Ayesha also believes you’ve got to see it, to be it. While cycling Ayesha couldn’t help but notice that the vast majority of cyclists were white and there was not a lot of racial diversity in the sport. She wants to change that and encourage more young girls and women of color to consider the sport.
Many [female cyclists on cigar box labels] were shown as decidedly masculine, with hair cut short or pulled back, and smoking cigars, then an almost exclusively male pursuit. This portrayal reflected the old fears that women in pants would somehow supplement men as breadwinners and decision-makers.”