Having only started cycling in 2018, Biola immersed herself in the community, showing great enthusiasm for her own progression and that of other women too.
She is the chair of Velociposse, a club for women and non-binary people in London.
Biola is relentless in her energy to push the club forward and increase diversity, collaborating with the Women of Colour Cycling Collective.
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Who is Biola
Being based in Brixton, South London
Being a cycling club for ALL women
Her passion for all types of riding
Her love for cycling and the community
Friends, fitness and having fun
Her childhood and growing up in Brixton
Going to the BMX track at 5 years old
Teenage years and her fitness journey
Getting into running and starting to take training more seriously
Getting into weight training and commuting on the bike
Getting her mum to go to the gym at 63
Working out with other people and being encouraged
Moving from running into cycling
The Power of Community and joining the Velociposse Club
Advice for joining a cycling club
Her first race experience in January 2019
Dealing with being dropped
Making friends through racing
Breaking down the informational barriers
Why there is no such thing as a typical racer
Why Biola races
Sharing passions and encouraging others to give it ago
Commuting to work
Her journey with Velociposse and becoming the chairperson.
Knowing her strengths
A higher order ask
Regent Park Laps on Saturdays
Final words of advice
Velociposse - A cycling club for all women, all trans, and all non-binary people in London.
Website - www.velociposse.cc
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