New survey shows widening salary gap in women’s cycling
September 23, 2023
The Cyclists’ Alliance published the results of its annual rider survey with figures showing that almost 50 percent of respondents worked a second job to sustain their racing. Of the 140 that filled out the survey, 41 percent worked with a WorldTour team while 53 percent raced with a Continental squad. Others raced in non-road disciplines, while some raced in more than one.
It shows that only a very small number of Continental riders are able to race full-time without needing to work a second job. Velo