Afghanistan’s Two-Wheeled Revolution: First Women’s Bike Racing Team Hits the Road


Please check out this post from Jayme Moye (National Geographic Adventure Blog) about our friend Shannon Galpin…

photo by Jayme Moye, National Geographic
photo by Jayme Moye, National Geographic

“From high atop the Shomali Plain north of Kabul, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Shannon Galpin lets go of the brake levers. She aims her bike straight down the deserted road through the flatlands. Four young Afghan women—members of the country’s first female bike race team—do the same. As the small peloton picks up speed, headscarves come loose and stream out from beneath helmets like ribbons, like flags…”

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Afghanistan’s Two-Wheeled Revolution: First Women’s Bike Racing Team Hits the Road.

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