In the PRess
The XX Factor, BIKE magazine
Written by the founder of MC3, this story illustrates the importance of instruction for women, by women and tells the tale of how our group and clinics came to be.
Several members of our IMBA-certified instructors went up to volunteer at the Midwest Women’s Clinic in Indiana’s Brown County State Park in early June. Here’s the Indianapolis Star story about the event.
Check out this Columbia News Service article about women’s mechanical clinics, a growing trend that Birmingham happens to be leading. Magic City Cycle Chix (MC3), our 600-member women’s cycling group in Birmingham, was featured for our Wine, Wenches and Wrenches clinics, which are part mechanical clinic and part happy hour.
After seeing our Rosie the Riveter adaptation (the official logo of our Wine, Wenches, and Wrenches mechanical clinics), the League of American Bicyclists asked permission to put our poster on the cover of American Bicyclist. They said this issue would become an “instant classic.”
MC3 Badassadors Stacey Davis and Kim Cross were among the portrait subjects for Edward Badham’s piece in B Metro magazine. His piece, shot is Birmingham’s Oak Mountain State Park, captures the spirit of mountain biking. Read the article and stay tuned for the complementary print version out in the November issue of B Metro.
This lead travel story — in print and online — highlighted Oak Mountain State Park as one of the South’s best off-road bike destinations,and mentioned MC3 as your guide to the beginner-friendly trails. IMBA mentioned the story in its monthly newsletter.