Cycology Riding Club, a Lagos based Cycling team will for the first time ever in Nigeria engage in an all women ride to raise awareness and promote the health and social benefits of cycling.
This event tagged ‘Fabulous Women Ride’ holds on Sunday 1 June at St. Saviour’s School, 54 Alexander Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos from 2pm. It is also aimed at celebrating female cyclists.
The organisers hinted that the event will have the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dame Emmanuella Abimbola Fashola taking part in the ride.
“It’s important we celebrate our female riders and also encourage more women to get involved in cycling because of the numerous health benefits it brings”, said Cycology Club member, Yemi Osilaja.
Regular cycling has been linked with greater productivity, as it boosts motivation and increases the rider’s attention span, and Osilaja who is also Specialized representative in Nigeria continued: “It’s not just about cycling really but then we’ll have free Blood pressure and Sugar level checks by Pathcare Laboratories Ltd”.
The ‘Fabulous Women Ride’ event is being promoted by the prestigious and globally acclaimed premier bicycle brand SPECIALIZED.
Meanwhile, Okon Nya of the Cycology Riding Club said in a release that the event would be flagged off by the First Lady of Lagos State. It was gathered that free blood pressure & sugar level checks by Pathcare Laboratories Ltd would be offered to all participants, while there will be Raffle Draw to win cycling accessories.
Other highlights of the event are; tips on better riding skills and personal safety rules, exciting exhibition by expert bicycle stunt riders, adequate security, support from LASTMA & LASAMBUS as well as music and refreshments.