Boston Bikes announced a Women's Program to try and get more women involved in the Boston cycling scene.
"We provide support for women of all skill levels from the first-time rider to the seasoned urban commuter," according to the program'sTumblr.
The Women's Program includes a series of rides, clinics and events aimed at women, and kicks off on June 14 with a Mom and Kid Ride in Franklin Park. On July 19, the series continues with a Women's Bike Social to the Boston Breakers soccer club.
Free, 2-hour Learn to Ride clinics will also offer cycling training, and a Women's Bike festival will celebrate the program on Aug. 16 at Millennium Park.
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According to the most recent State of the Hub, the city has seen an 82 percent increase in bike ridership since 2007, but there is still a gender disparity.
"By our count, men still outnumber women 2 to 1," the report said.