List of famous female cyclists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female cyclists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being cyclists. There are thousand of females working as cyclists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic cyclists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a cyclist then the people below should give you inspiration.
People here include everyone from Sue Haywood to Nicole Cooke.While this isn't a list of all female cyclists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female cyclists?" and "Who are the best female cyclists?"
Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the 1998 Winter Olympics. In 2002 she won the Olympic gold medal at the 1000 meters in Salt Lake City, setting a world ...more
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America
Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skatersee more on Chris Witty
Melissa "Missy" Giove is a former professional downhill mountain biker. Her nickname is The Missile. Giove was one of mountain-bike racing's first mainstream female superstars, did some ads for Reebok, is the all-time leader in NORBA downhill wins with 14, and is second on the World Cup list with ...more
Birthplace: United States of America
Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclistsee more on Missy Giove
Nicole Louise Reinhart was an American professional track and road racing cyclist who twice won gold medals in cycling at the Pan American Games. ...more
Age: Died at 24 (1976-2000)
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States of America
Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclistsee more on Nicole Reinhart
Kristin Armstrong is a professional road bicycle racer and two-time Olympic gold medalist, the winner of the women's individual time trial in 2008 and 2012. Before temporarily retiring to start a family in 2009, she rode for Cervélo TestTeam in women's elite professional events on the National ...more
Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America
Profession: Coach, Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclistsee more on Kristin Armstrong