Everyones Freaking Out Over This Colombian Women Team's Cycling Outfit Because It Looks Rude

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Everyones Freaking Out Over This Colombian Women Team's Cycling Outfit Because It Looks Rude
by Alan White
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Source: buzzfeed.com
This outfit is backed by the Colombian governments ministry of sport and sponsored by the city of Bogota.

As spotted at the Giro Toscana in Italy. In which the highest placed Colombian finished 19th, so it doesnt appear to have helped.

No, it really is that bad and yes it needs to be stopped.

This outfit is <a href=backed by the Colombian governments ministry of sport and sponsored by the city of Bogota.

As spotted at the Giro Toscana in Italy. In which the highest placed Colombian finished 19th, so it doesnt appear to have helped.

No, it really is that bad and yes it needs to be stopped.


And the answer is, on the evidence of just the last two months, probably not.

CORRECTION

It's not, as initially suggested, the national team's kit: it's the colours of IDRD-Bogota Humana-San Mateo-Solgar (who are backed by the Colombian Federation).

As it happens, the pictures viral has brought the issue of female cyclists' wages into the spotlight. As this post points out: "You can be outraged by an unflattering photo.

Or you can be outraged by the fact that the people running the sport still haven't bought forward meaningful change to ensure that women are not on the end of enduring sexism in the sport where their right to a fair wage for a professional job is still considered less important than the design of their kit." Sept. 15, 2014, at 8:57 a.m.
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And the answer is, on the evidence of just the last two months, probably not.

CORRECTION

It's not, as initially suggested, the national team's kit: it's the colours of IDRD-Bogota Humana-San Mateo-Solgar (who are backed by the Colombian Federation).

As it happens, the pictures viral has brought the issue of female cyclists' wages into the spotlight. As this post points out: "You can be outraged by an unflattering photo.

Or you can be outraged by the fact that the people running the sport still haven't bought forward meaningful change to ensure that women are not on the end of enduring sexism in the sport where their right to a fair wage for a professional job is still considered less important than the design of their kit." Sept. 15, 2014, at 8:57 a.m.

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