I admit it…I LOVE pink. Not the pale baby like pink, but bright, hot pink, fluro pink or magenta pink. Yep. I’ll have it all…so call me a girl.
I’m really not entirely sure what it is about pink that makes for such divisive opinions in women’s cycling. It’s just a colour after all. In an article by Grace Wong from http://www.theguardian.com titled ‘Why must cycling companies saddle women with pink?’ (http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/bike-blog/2013/sep/11/cycling-women-pink) it is claimed that the over-feminizing of female products may in fact inhibit women from being assertive on their bikes.
I beg to differ. Women portray themselves in different ways and create their own agenda every time they jump on a bike. If a woman feels the need for the floral and frills, then good on her, that is her choice. If a woman chooses pink and purple and feels great in that, then hail to her.