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Outspoken's Head Mechanic one of Top 100 Women in Cycling

Catherine was nominated as one of Cycling UK's top 100 women in cycling by a Velotech Gold trainee that she inspired. 

"I want to nominate Catherine from Outspoken Cycles in Cambridge. If cycling, like most sports, is still male-dominated, the workshop and bike mechanics must be even more so, but for me Catherine stands out as an exceptional talent and yes, an inspiration. As a 40-something male, I was (pleasantly) surprised to find a woman leading the Velotech Gold mechanic course when I arrived at Outspoken. Catherine is obviously a highly skilled mechanic, but more than that, she is an exceptional teacher. I have never been mechanically-minded or able, but thanks to her patience, her clear explanations and general brilliance, I am now able to maintain a fleet of mountain bikes - she even gave me the confidence to fix my broken washing machine myself, something I would never have even attempted without her. So thanks Cat, you're a star!"

Well done Catherine and thank you for your skill & dedication in helping Outspoken to achieve our aim of helping people become confident cyclists, knowing they have the knowldege to fix their own bike when things go wrong.

To be inspired by Catherine sign up to one of our Bike Maintenance Courses


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