The series includes three events and is a joint venture between Lael Wilcox and Komoot
Komoot has launched a series of bikepacking events which will take place in 2023 and is specifically aimed at those who identify as women.
The series includes a GranGuache gravel route in the Canary Islands in January, followed by one in Slovenia in September and lastly a Tuscan Rally in November.
The bikepacking events, which are in conjunction with ultra endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox , were created following the success of the 2021 and 2022 Women’s Rally events. Credit: Rue Kaladyte
The new series aims to build on the previous events, and connect, inspire and make cycling adventures more accessible to women, with key elements being knowledge sharing, learning-by-doing and enjoyment.
‘We’ve hosted three successful rallies – two on the Torino Nice Rally in Italy and France, and a third on the Montañas Vacías in Spain,’ says Wilcox.
‘The rallies are some of my favourite weeks of the whole year. It’s incredible to see women gain confidence and support each other along the way.’ Video of Komoot Women's Rally | The Film Alongside the series, Komoot has also launched the Women’s Rally film which showcases the previous Women’s Rally events. It was created by Rue Kaladyte and Wilcox, and premiered at Kendal Mountain Festival last weekend. Creating events for women The first event was the Torino-Nice Rally held in 2021 which Komoot says was a direct response to women often being underrepresented in cycling.This first rally saw 26 […]
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